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High Frequency Trading

High frequency trading (HFT) currently accounted for more than half of all US trades made each day!

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The ETF Monster

Since the May 6 Flash Crash there has been growing concern that exchange-traded funds are a monster in the making—certainly something bigger than they were meant to be.  By some estimates, as much as 68 percent of the bad trades during the Flash Crash involved ETFs. Add a comment

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Contango Trap in Commodities ETF

According to Barclays Capital, commodities exchange traded funds (ETF) and other securities linked to raw materials had jumped 50-fold in a decade from $5.5 billion to $277 billion as of 2009!  Yet some were losing big due to ‘contango trap’!

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Contango in Commodities Futures and its derivative product

Buyer aware!  There is a distinct different in investing into commodities futures and commodities spot price.

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Sovereign Debt Crisis

Greece’s Sovereign debt crisis is not new. Over the last two decades, there were four major sovereign debt crises: Add a comment

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