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Buterin proceeded to critique the Tron project which, in January, boasted an astronomical market cap of $17 billion USD with no demonstrable product. While Buterin has remained staunchly opposed to cryptocurrency speculators that maintain a position in the market solely with the intent to capitalize on ...
Referring even to the declines in the 1987 stock market crash, the brutal bear markets of the 1970s, early 2000s, and financial crisis in 2008 and 2009, Bogle still argued that this situation ... "This volatility is of interest to speculators," the Vanguard founder said, "but it is not of interest to long-term investors.

In general, speculators continue to buy the euro and the British pound, while betting against the US dollar, the Swiss franc and the Australian dollar. Thanks to rising US-China trade tensions and weakness in Chinese financial markets, speculators are net short the Australian dollar for the second week in a ...
Meanwhile, in the individual currency contracts this week, speculators pushed their bullish bets to a new record high level. Non-commercial large ... *COT Report: The weekly commitment of traders report summarizes the total trader positions for open contracts in the futures trading markets. The CFTC ...
S&P 500 Mini Non-Commercial Speculator Positions: Large stock market speculators slightly raised their bullish net positions in the S&P 500 Mini Futures markets this week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on ...
Big fund managers are risk-takers but they don't go whole hog on all markets, all the time. These players added longs to some ... Big speculators trimmed bullish bets on agriculture this week, cutting 52,084 contracts from their overall bullish bet on crops on livestock. Hedges funds were mixed on grains, ...

The weekly chart shows that the market has been consolidating for more than 18 months. Silver processors have accumulated more than 100k contracts since they began buying last April. Recently, this has caused the commercial portion of the COT report to becomemore bullish than the speculators for the ...
And the loosely regulated market of biofuel credits that the mandates are built around has become prey for speculators and swindlers. ... "The drivers of the Renewable Fuel Standard have always been farm interests that have had decades-and-decades-old goals to expand their markets and the demand for ...
As the cryptocurrency market has developed an air of stability this week, Ripple's XRP coin has essentially traded near the sixty-seven cents level. Resistance via a daily chart ... However, speculators may view recent results as momentary consolidation which will see a breakout develop. Which raises the ...
Chicago futures markets data show that hedge funds and other speculators now hold their biggest short dollar position against other major currencies since ... January's employment report revealed a surprisingly strong uptick in wage growth that triggered the surge in market volatility early last month.
Aluminium prices inched up by 0.89 per cent to Rs 135.70 per kg in futures market today as speculators built up fresh positions, taking positive cues from the spot market on uptick in demand. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, aluminium for delivery in March hardened by Rs 1.20, or 0.89 per cent to Rs ...
Many investors are eagerly awaiting the chance to tap China's booming commodity markets, but Beijing is going about the launch with extra caution after in ... The approach Beijing has chosen is through increasing the cost of oil storage to discourage pure-play speculators from flooding in the market and ...
After giving back half their February rally, big speculators stepped back into the market yesterday, and futures gained more ground overnight following that bullish reversal ... Grain markets are shrugging off big export numbers from corn, which hit a 2017/18 marketing-year high for the week ending March 8.
He explained that "the speculator's primary interest lies in anticipating and profiting from market fluctuations. The investor's primary ... But speculators think they have some sort of information the rest of the market doesn't have -- and they try to use that information to find mispriced securities. If you think you ...
Large speculators of the S&P 500 Index have decreased their number of net bullish positions for a second consecutive week. The number of net long ... There's one last risk event for equity markets before the FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting on March 21–22. The February inflation report is ...
Large energy speculators decreased their bullish net positions in theCrude Oil WTI Futures markets this week for the third time out of the last four weeks, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday.
Large stock market speculators boosted their bullish net positions in the S&P 500 Futures markets this week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. The non-commercial futures contracts of S&P 500 Mini futures, ...

Mexico's first three clean-energy auctions, held between March 2016 and November 2017, have been hailed as a landmark in the global renewables market, with average prices falling from $47.78/MWh in the first auction to a stunning $20.57/MWh in the most recent, including a record-low wind bid.
Throughout the past decade, the amount of market participants overall is now closely monitored and regulated. Speculators and funds are people willing to risk their money in search of profits, and actually are important to healthy commodity markets. Speculators and funds in commodity markets are ...
For the week ending March 2, 2018, the S&P 500 Index closed at 2,691.25. The index depreciating 2.0% after President Trump previewed possible tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The decision to introduce tariffs unnerved the markets. Tariffs could derail global economic growth. Fed Chair Jerome ...
Every Friday, the CFTC releases the weekly report showing traders' positioning in the futures market as reported for the week ending on Tuesday. In the table below, we've outlined key statistics regarding net positioning of large speculators (i.e. hedge funds, CTAs, etc.). This group of traders are largely ...
It is not just stocks that fell recently, it is crude oil and bond prices. Strange that a supposed inflation saw oil, silver, copper fall and gold not rise. All this occurred as speculators ramped up their inflationary bets on oil and on higher interest rates. Thus, an alternative thesis worth thinking about involves ...
The following chart and data highlight non-commercial commodity futures trading positions as of February 6, 2017. This data was released with the February 9 COT Report (Commitment of Traders). Note that these charts also appeared on my blog. The chart below looks at non-commercial futures trading ...
Every Friday, the CFTC releases the weekly report showing traders' positioning in the futures market as reported for the week ending on Tuesday. In the table below, we've outlined key statistics regarding net positioning of large speculators (i.e. hedge funds, CTAs, etc.). This group of traders are largely ...
Large stock market speculators sharply boosted their bullish net positions in the S&P 500 Futures markets this week in response to the selloffs of the markets, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday.
As can be seen above, crude oil demand growth is still ahead of supply growth based on the IEA's latest Oil Market Report. In the first quarter of ... Beyond fundamentals, we have been warning that speculator positioning in futures and options markets looks increasingly one sided. Since we first flagged ...
The value of the net short dollar position, derived from net holdings of International Monetary Market speculators in the yen, euro, British pound, Swiss franc ... Speculators, meanwhile, also trimmed net short positions on bitcoin futures traded on CBOE Global Markets to 2,040 contracts this week, from 2,139 ...
Such a strategy would seem more attractive to test in hotter residential real estate markets than Cleveland. "Home prices in Cleveland are where we want them to be," Ma said. "It's a stable market. We're not speculators. We want to be good owners, landlords and transition people to ownership." Divvy funds ...
Large cryptocurrency speculators raised their bearish net positions in the Bitcoin futures markets this week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders ... Futures closed at approximately $10,194.0 which was a decrease of $-856.0 from the previous close of $11,050.0, according to unofficial market data.
Large stock market speculators boosted their net positions in the Dow Jones Mini futures markets this week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. The non-commercial futures contracts of Dow Jones Mini ...
Their net position shows that they're becoming increasingly long as the market prepares to push above $17.50 per ounce. The final key to the current trigger is the fact that the speculative traders have their smallest long position since June of 2014. The speculators are typically wrong at the market's most ...
That's the highest level since 1970," Phil Streible, senior market strategist at RJO Futures, said Thursday on CNBC's "Trading Nation." ... U.S. crude production broke 10 million barrels per day in November for the first time since 1970, Streible pointed to crude's significant long position among speculators.
Speculators trade based on their educated guesses on where they believe the market is headed. For example, if a speculator believes that a stock is overpriced, he or she may short sell the stock and wait for the price of the stock to decline, at which point he or she will buy back the stock and receive a profit.
Garner, who has a strong track record in predicting oil's trajectory, highlighted a chart showing that speculators are holding the largest bullish position in ... "Garner's worried that the same animal spirits luring speculators into high-flying stocks and even cryptocurrencies may have migrated to the oil market," ...
According to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) report, large speculators continue to expect a weaker dollar, favoring commodities and the commodity currencies. Equity markets, meanwhile, continue to climb to fresh all-time highs amid record overbought conditions. Elsewhere, Japanese yen traders ...
There are also a few important economic events, including the FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting and the US non-farm payrolls data, but they're not likely to have any impact on the US equity markets, at least during this earnings season. President Trump's State of the Union address on ...
Imagine if the grain markets consisted only of the farmers on the one side and consumers and agribusinesses on the other. Low-volume trading would beleaguer that market, and it would not be hard to imagine a larger entity manipulating prices to its advantage. However, a self-interested speculator ...
Dec 15 (Reuters) - Speculators raised their net-short bets on the U.S. dollar to $7.81 billion in the latest week, the 22nd straight week of bearish bets against the U.S. currency, according to data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commision calculated by Reuters. It was the fourth straight week the ...
Today, cryptocurrency skeptics are warning speculators about the potential fallout of a bursting bitcoin bubble. But out of control market speculation is nothing new. Back in 1825, British speculators were borrowing massive amounts of money to trade in mining operations and commodities, particularly in ...
In essence, many of the bitcoin speculators watch the market price of bitcoin rise and assume it is going to continue into the indefinite future. ... Then you can at least have something else to look at when you need a break from the parade of madness that financial markets produce from time to time.
The value of the net short dollar positions, derived from net positions of International Monetary Market speculators in the yen, euro, British pound, Swiss ... The dollar rose this week in foreign exchange currency markets, buoyed by optimism about a tax reform proposal before the U.S. Congress and almost ...
Here's the Weekly Update on Large Speculator Positions PART 1 OF 7 ... The ascent of the global markets continued last week, with indexes continuing ... The US bond market (BND) remained subdued as investors reacted to the ... data on changes to large speculators through Tuesday of the same week.
Speculators increased their bullish bets on soybeans last week, raising their ... Trading Commission shows trader positions in futures markets.
For the week ended November 24, 2017, the S&P 500 Index (SPY) closed at 2,602.42, rising 0.91% for the week. After registering two negative ...
The Japanese equity markets (EWJ) returned to positive territory with the Nikkei 225 Index (JPXN) posting a weekly gain of 0.69% for the week ...
The British equity markets (BWX) appreciated marginally last week, with the FTSE 100 Index (EWU) posting a close of 7,409, a 0.39% rise for ...
The flattening of the US yield curve continued to keep bond market (BND) investors anxious last week. The key development that led to a ...
Analysts said offloading of positions by speculators amid higher supplies from producing regions and sluggish demand in the spot market ...
Canada's housing market 'highly vulnerable,' CMHC warns ... The plan also proposes taxing speculators who hoard undeveloped land and ...
... South Korean official on Thursday said some speculators in the foreign exchange market are ignoring the government's efforts to stabilise financial markets.


 

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