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The Wave: The Single Greatest Threat to New Relationships

Ken Page | Posted 12.19.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Ken Page

The most common way we sabotage new love possibilities is through what I call the Wave of Distancing (or simply, the Wave). The Wave occurs when we ...

Data Fees Kick CTAs and IBs When They're Down

Daniel P. Collins | Posted 02.08.2014 | Business
Daniel P. Collins

I reported on the poor timing of the increase in exchange and data fees by CME Group two weeks ago but the full impact, particularly of the data fees, is just coming into focus and market participants are seeing sticker shock.

Don't Be a Jackass Investor: Avoid These Investing Myths

Daniel P. Collins | Posted 11.13.2013 | Business
Daniel P. Collins

What is great about Jackass Investing is its dependence on logic. Why do investments work and why they don't. What drives profits?

Out of the Shadows and Into the Light

Daniel L. Doctoroff | Posted 06.17.2013 | Business
Daniel L. Doctoroff

In the post-Dodd-Frank world, transparency should not be thwarted, access to immediately free market data should not be reduced, and retail investors should not have less protections.

How Many High-Frequency Traders Are Out There?

Irene Aldridge | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Irene Aldridge

It's not a secret that many pension fund, mutual fund and hedge fund managers are concerned about high-frequency traders (HFTs). While their concerns are many, perhaps the biggest uncertainty involves the actual extent of HFT participation in the markets, their identities and their intent.

Eleazar David Melendez

Is This The Next AIG?

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 02.14.2013 | Business

A crucial change in the way financial derivatives are packaged and sold on Wall Street is enabling traders to bypass new regulations aimed at limiting...

Oil and Gas in the Crystal Ball

William S. Becker | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
William S. Becker

For those of us concerned about the future of the U.S. in an era of global climate change and international competition over diminishing natural resources, the new report from the National Intelligence Council contains goods news and bad news.

D.M. Levine

Crisis in Commodities

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 07.20.2012 | Business

First, there was a banking crisis. Now, after the collapse of Peregrine Financial Group, commodities markets may be on the brink of their own emergenc...

U.S. Regulator Calls Emergency Meeting After Latest Missing Money Incident

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business

By Alexandra Alper and Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, July 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. futures regulator has called an emergency industry meet...

Regulators Launch Crackdown On Commodity Speculation -- One Year After Deadline

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON: The U.S. futures regulator hopes to fully implement its biggest crackdown on commodity market speculators by early 2012, a year after the ...

'Sweetness' Follows Jimmy Eat World

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The multi-hit wonders are on the road headlining again in support of their Sept. 28 release "Invented," which follows chart-topper "Chase This Light" which was released in 2005.

BP Lobbying Against Financial Reform's Derivatives Regulation As It Cleans Up Oil Spill

Mother Jones | Andy Kroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Oil giant BP may be overwhelmed with the clean-up from the collapse of its Deepwater oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. But the corporation has still foun...

Jobs Report Proves Congress Should Pass Small Business Bill

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

A little known bill in Congress could be the best shot the Obama Administration has to cut unemployment. H.R. 2568, the Fairness and Transparency in C...

JPMorgan Fined $49 Million By British Financial Services Authority

nytimes.com | JULIA WERDIGIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

JPMorgan Chase was fined (pounds)33.32 million, or $49 million, by Britain's financial regulator Thursday for failing to keep client funds separate fr...

How to Corner the Gold Market (Extra Edition)

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

First, let your greed overcome all regard for the stability of the global market, and overcome your aversion to illegal activities. Then say away from people like me, because I'd like to see you thrown in jail.

How to Corner the Gold Market

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

First, let your greed overcome all regard for the stability of the global market, and overcome your aversion to illegal activities.

Hollywood Goes Wall St.: Controversy Over Plans To Allow Gambling On Movies

nytimes.com | JOSEPH PLAMBECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Motion Picture Association of America, the film industry group, has asked the federal commission that oversees futures exchanges to prevent the tr...

Can We Provide Better Financing for Food Aid in Emergencies?

Vijaya Ramachandran | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vijaya Ramachandran

Emergency food aid would be more effective if it were financed on a multi-year, cash basis -- rather than on a year-by-year, reactive basis -- using forward contracts, call options, or other instruments available on futures markets.

Goldman Sach's Charity Filings Reveal Foundation's Complex Trades

New York Times | GERALDINE FABRIKANT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The 2008 tax filing for the Goldman Sachs Foundation, a copy of which was provided by the firm late Wednesday, provides a glimpse of the legendary tra...

The Big Lie Exposed: The Future is Not Predictable

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeff Schweitzer

Choose any famous money manager or Wall Street guru or any billionaire, and I will show you that none has ever done better than chance over time in predicting market movement.

Wall Street Pulls Back On Israel-Gaza Crisis

AP | JOE BEL BRUNO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Wall Street retreated Monday as continuing violence in the Middle East and a resulting jump in oil prices reminded investors that the...

The Big Lie Exposed: the Future is Not Predictable

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeff Schweitzer

Choose any famous money manager or Wall Street guru or any billionaire, and I will show you that none has ever done better than chance over time in predicting market movement.

The Mines are Full of Canaries

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

We need a new guard, who know the system but didn't build it. Don't let anyone tell you they're not out there. They've been there for years.

Brokerage Stocks May Drop 50 Percent, Says Oppenheimer Analyst

Times | Catherine Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Meredith Whitney, the Wall Street analyst who received death threats after writing a negative report about Citigroup, has predicted that financial sto...