Mexican Wrestling

I probably could have generated any number of reasons as to why I would post this. Its a metaphor for trading, small players always get hurt, expect the unexpected  blah blah blah. But the reason is its Monday and Mexican wrestling has a wonderful demented quality  so why not – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRBoTcHOzOU

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Whats the fuss?

I have to admit I have always been a little confused by the somewhat myopic view that traders take towards commodities. I remember when I was a broker if gold showed the slightest sign of moving everyone in the dealing room go all a quiver and rush off for a cold shower. This interesting thing…

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Not going down with the ship.

Interesting research post the GFC from Sanjai Bhagat and Brian Bouton (http://leeds-faculty.colorado.edu/bhagat/BankComp-Capital-Jan2011.pdf) This research uncovered the following little gem – “The key finding is that chief executives were “30 times more likely to be involved in a sell trade compared with an open-market buy trade” of their own bank’s stock and “the dollar value of…

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Not going down with the ship.

Interesting research post the GFC from Sanjai Bhagat and Brian Bouton (http://leeds-faculty.colorado.edu/bhagat/BankComp-Capital-Jan2011.pdf) This research uncovered the following little gem – “The key finding is that chief executives were “30 times more likely to be involved in a sell trade compared with an open-market buy trade” of their own bank’s stock and “the dollar value of…

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Whats the fuss?

I have to admit I have always been a little confused by the somewhat myopic view that traders take towards commodities. I remember when I was a broker if gold showed the slightest sign of moving everyone in the dealing room go all a quiver and rush off for a cold shower. This interesting thing…

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