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30 Nov 2017 (AFR) – Yield curve is really the marker for recession

[COMMENT: Beware the stunning newspaper headlines which often paint an exaggerated picture – in order to grab your attention.] (30 November 2017, AFR, p15, by Jonathan Shapiro) ‘The shape of the bond market’s yield curve holds the key to the timing of the next economic recession and the likely end to an extraordinary period of … Continue reading

7 Jan 2017 (AFR) – Old-school trading (“open outcry”) might be in the pits, but volumes aren’t

[COMMENT: This is interesting, about the trading pits in some stock exchanges, and how they are all slowly moving to electronic trading. Interesting read.] (7 January 2017, AFR, p20, The Economist) ‘As a new trading year began this week in the art-deco tower that houses the Chicago Board of Trade, big men were clustered around … Continue reading

25 Mar 2016 (TheAge) – British ‘Flash Crash’ trader may be extradited to US, judge rules

[COMMENT: This news story includes some information to explain possible causes of a share market “flash crash” as was seen on 6th May 2010.] (The Age, BusinessDay, p25, Kaja Whitehouse) UK flash trader who became ‘The hound of Hounslow’ Sarao indicted by US federal grand jury ‘New York:¬†¬†Navinder Sarao, the 36-year-old trader whose allegedly bogus … Continue reading