Monthly Archives: February 2012

<a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/embed?id=4f3f1523eab8ea4044000027&width=300&height=430” title=”Another market call I’m gonna follow”>Another market call I’m gonna follow

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Guest Post: Why we need degenerate lying scumbag traders’

From Dealbreaker’s Matt Levine – “One kind of obvious thing about financial markets is that you can’t just call everyone into a room and tell them, “look, guys, just be honest about the price that you would pay / receive … Continue reading

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Follow up: Risk or Uncertainty?

Well – It turns out they were wrong again – no body cares – but as of this writing: AAPL – 503 +1.17% SPX – 1357.65 +1.07% SPY – 135.98 + 1.06% So anyway – would it be considered insider … Continue reading

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Risk or Uncertainty?

I love it when I hear people make the “heads I win, tails you forget we made a bet’ market call as I did this evening: http://www.businessinsider.com/did-something-in-the-market-brake-today-2012-2 Which calls for sell off based on AAPL and the emini at roughly … Continue reading

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The call sellers dilemma:

Are they simply buying the calls, or are they making them synthetic puts…

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Regulation – Exchanges & High Frequency…

Anyone else find it disturbing that the high frequency nature of that markets now make it all but impossible for regulators to accurately capture, re-create and audit the actual instruments that they are responsible for? I guess I’m not smart … Continue reading

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Biflation – noun

Biflation: the necessities will be setting record highs while the things required to purchase those necessities will keep dropping: median incomes, household net worth, business margins

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