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“I stood at the edge where the mist ascended – my journey done where the world ended.”

August 8, 2013 – Housing’s Stealth Recovery is Finished: The much-heralded housing recovery is over. No, you won’t see a bunch of new foreclosures in your neighborhood. And I doubt the value of your home will plummet. But the big, … Continue reading

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High-Speed Traders Exploit Loophole – WSJ.com

May 1, 2013 – High-Speed Traders (HFT) Exploit Loophole:  High-speed traders are using a hidden facet of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange‘s CME +0.03%computer system to trade on the direction of the futures market before other investors get the same information. Using … Continue reading

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Global Futures and Options Volume by Category.

February 5, 2013 – Global Futures and Options Volume by Category in Billions of Contracts: The figures above reflect the total number of contracts traded, over the last six months, in billions of contracts on all world futures and options … Continue reading

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