By Paul Springer The technology devised to make the office more efficient has brought new challenges, including more work, a continuous virtual connection to the office, and way too much information. Trading and finance have had more than their share of these new challenges, especially in the information overload department. There was already too much [...]
The latest G-20 meeting took place over the weekend, and security was seriously beefed up in order to clamp down on protest activities.
By Paul Springer The lure of luxury sports cars is powerful – and costly. Two decades ago, it was rare for a new vehicle to cost more than a few hundred grand. Now that’s entry level, and many high end rigs, like the Bugatti Veyron, cost well over a million dollars. A secondary fascination has [...]
It’s easy to lose your shirt — and everything else — trading derivatives and currencies, but your loss may well be the broker’s gain.
China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources was up 65.41% on Tuesday, the biggest positive jump for any stock with liquidity.
Former Countrywide Financial CEO Angelo Mozilo has agreed to pay millions to settle a civil fraud beef with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
For those who crave the legendary gold of El Dorado but don’t care to travel, promises of Forex trading riches
As personal privacy is rapidly becoming a thing of the past, “Googling” oneself could certainly uncover some interesting and revealing facts, and not always good ones. According to multiple wire reports today including The New York Daily News, that was the case of former day trader Marcus Esparza Bofill who learned from a friend that he allegedly [...]
The extreme rapidity of the information highway makes it easier to execute trades — and broadcast fake news to yank prices one way or the other. The Securities and Exchange Commission has been putting the kibosh on rumor mill trading operations, most recently when it settled a suit against the late Hazem Al-Braikan, a Kuwaiti [...]
More bad U.S. real estate news hit the tape today, but the resulting aura of market depression may be masking a real estate play in another nearby nation. In the U.S., the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released pending home sales figures indicating that its forward looking Pending Home Sales Index declined 2.6% in June [...]