Dow Jones Industrial Average Long term data · Highest intraday level (12419.71 at 12:08:49 on 4.1.11) since June 6, 2008. · Down 1787.81 points, or 12.62%, from its record close of 14164.53 on October 9, 2007. · Up 13.27% from 52 weeks ago. · Up 89.04% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on…Details
Okay blogophytes time to makes yourselves a little smarter. I am currently ripping through the following books – Traders, Guns and Money: Knowns and unknowns in the dazzling world of derivatives Revised edition (Financial Times Series) The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis Michael Lewis wrote one of…Details
Interesting BBC piece on China
Within the world of trading one would have an expectation that rationality was a key underlying feature in not only the decisions we made, but also the underlying philosophy that guided market participants in general. As a poor example of this expectation that markets are rational and therefore predictable consider this somewhat inane little puff…Details
For a geeky bastard like me this is simply gold.
I have a leaking pipe on my nature strip and it has been leaking for ages. I reported the problem to Yarra Valley water six months ago and they sent out a bloke who in a somewhat disinterested manner stuck a wooden stake into the ground with a little flag on it. When asked what…Details
There has been some chatter on our mentor forum about CFDs – as such I thought it worthwhile to reproduce an article I wrote for the Trading Game Newsletter following the collapse of Sonray last year. Over the past few weeks much of the chatter from brokers and others on the supply side of…Details