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28
DEC
2013
Paul Tudor-Jones

Paul Tudor Jones’ Christmas Decorations

Paul Tudor Jones’ Christmas decorations Each Christmas Paul Tudor Jones decorates his gorgeous Greenwich, Connecticut Belle Haven Estate with a spectacular holiday light show.  He makes it so the public can drive their cars over to his waterfront estate and view the festive...
28
DEC
2013
Bad Santa

Avoid Economists this Christmas

‘If you put two economists in a room, you get two opinions, unless one of them is Lord Keynes, in which case you get three.’ As Winston Churchill noted, economists rarely agree on anything. And the topic of Christmas should be no different. Here is our guide to the macroeconomics...
16
DEC
2013

New trails for RRG on Bloomberg

You can open RRG on your Bloomberg with the region, period, peers and more by using a trail in the command line. For example: RRG <REGION> will open with the default for the region RRG <COUNTRY> will open with the default for the country RRG SEC will open run on the...
22
NOV
2013
Terminal Down

89 percent of the $11.51 billion of gains in 63 managed-futures funds went to fees, commissions and expenses

In the $337 billion managed-futures market, return-robbing fees like those are common. According to data filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and compiled by Bloomberg, 89 percent of the $11.51 billion of gains in 63 managed-futures funds went to fees,...
22
NOV
2013
Intelligent Trader

Bob Farrell’s 10 Investing Rules

I don’t usually recommend people’s investment rules as they are often just a list of snappy platitudes – buy low, sell high – and of no value. These though come from one of the founders of the Market Technicians Association. The commentary is very good and...
28
OCT
2013

Kuwait bourse to launch derivatives trading next year

Oct 28 (Reuters) – Kuwait’s stock exchange plans to launch derivatives trading in the first half of 2014 using its new Nasdaq-backed trading system, a senior stock exchange official told Reuters. Kuwait’s bourse, one of the oldest in the Gulf region, launched...
16
OCT
2013
Happy invesotor

‘We want coaching,’ say high-fliers

I offer coaching services to a very limited number of clients. I have seen more demand for this service often from firms wanting traders hand held in their early stages of trading or help with ‘off form’ traders. Acceptance of coaching in the professional trading area...
29
SEP
2013
currencies

Nasdaq OMX offers small lot size FX futures contracts

Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. is trying to draw individual investors into currency futures with a series of new offerings. They have designed six contracts that pair the U.S. dollar with the Australian dollar, British pound, Canadian dollar, euro, Japanese yen and Swiss franc. The...
28
SEP
2013
http://www.tradersonline-mag.com/01_ezine/01_traders/en/2013/09/index.html#1

Putting the Big Picture in One Picture

Relative Rotation Graphs (RRGs for short) are a visualisation tool to display the relative position of securities in a universe, against a benchmark and against each other. They were developed actually quite a while ago in 2004. But it wasn’t until January 2011, when they...
25
SEP
2013

I may have been luckier than I thought

As some of you know I made a bit of money using the Squeeze Technique I showed in my latest Trevor Neil’s Friday Technical Analysis surgery getting on board long of Euro after the shock Fed announcement. Not only was I lucky to be preparing for the surgery at that moment,...