Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Liquidation Isn’t Over

The Liquidation Isn’t Over There are 2.1 million unsold U.S. houses. Excess inventory is the enemy of house prices, which may fall another 20%. Read more on Forbes

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Leverage and Commodities Trading – The Basic Terminology

Commodities trading, like any other commodity trading, utilize a principle called “leverage” to expand the reach of the investor. Much like mechanical leverage in your old physics class, financial leverage is about multiplying the amount of motion you get from … Continue reading

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Wall Street marks best month in a year in July

Wall Street marks best month in a year in July U.S. stocks closed little changed on Friday, but Wall Street wrapped up its best month in a year after the earnings season rounded the final turn with a group of … Continue reading

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The Role of Commodity Brokers and Futures Exchanges in Commodity Risk Management

The broker is an intermediary who talks to lots of different principals (traders, producers, consumers of commodities) in the hope he will get an “order” to buy or sell goods. He takes a commission from the transaction which is deducted … Continue reading

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