Reading the bond market and the machinations of the Federal Reserve is difficult work. So much analysis comes from folks trying to affect policy. Here our experts give their take on where rates are likely to go in 2015.
Reg NMS created a huge bifurcation in equity markets and while much of what has followed has been positive, in terms of lower fees and greater liquidity, many traders would like to see the market come back together.
Day trading provides the rewards of a daily dose of adrenalin along with the hopes of gaining a quick 20 pips. Sometimes, however, a longer duration perspective reveals opportunities that go beyond the intraday noise.
"We have gone in and taken the assets away from the competent people, given them to the incompetent people and said to the incompetent people, now you compete with the competent people with their money. It’s absurd.”
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it to the test.