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No, Bloomberg, the managed futures industry is not a scam - RCM Alternatives

The phone calls and emails started coming in heavy Monday, October 7th. When are you guys going to put up a response to the Bloomberg piece? Where’s …

Infographic: Managing Volatile Steel Prices

For the last decade, China’s infrastructure growth has meant a steadily increasing demand for steel, and an increase in steel prices globally. With …

Infographics

CHART OF THE DAY: How The Current Bond Fund Liquidation Compares To The Last Three

Since May, we've been bombarded by headlines of investors liquidating bond funds, which has sent interest rates higher.<p>Just last week, we saw the 10-year U.S. Treasury Note yield hit 3.0% for the first time since July 2011.<p>The scale of bond fund outflows has been large, but relative to assets under …

Why FX Intervention Almost Never Works to Halt a Currency Slide

Emerging market currencies have been under considerable stress this spring and summer. Many policymakers in affected countries have been blaming the …

Stock Markets

US to relax quantitative easing but emerging markets grow tense

Brazil last week became the latest country to take emergency action to shore up its currency as anxious investors piled out of emerging markets. India, Indonesia, Turkey: there was more than a whiff of panic in the air as policymakers tried to reassure financial markets they remain a good bet.<p>The …

Not even gold can help Indians survive the rupee‘s fall

Gold, the traditional white-knight investment for US investors, is anything but for those in India. Americans turned to gold to shore up their savings when the dollar weakened in the wake of the US financial crisis and recession. An Indian investor buying gold in recent months to escape the …

Economics

EuroDollars – the Biggest Market You've Never Heard of - RCM Alternatives

What’s the most common futures market in nearly every managed futures portfolio we run across? Corn? Nope… Crude Oil…not a chance. US 30yr Bonds… …

Baby formula may have long-term effect on health

<b>UC DAVIS (US) —</b> Formula-fed infants experience metabolic stress that could put them at a greater risk than breast-fed babies to a wide range of …

University of California

Peter L. Brandt’s Public Trading Blog | Factor Trading

The advance this past week exceeded the upside price target of 92.38 and I exited my long position. I will monitor this market for a possible …

Man Group assets shrink to $52bn

Man Group said clients pulled money from the firm in the first half, reducing assets under management by 8.8% to $52bn.<p>Man Group shares have plunged …

It Takes Two to Contango… - RCM Alternatives

7 Comments<p>Our apologies for the cheesy headline, but we have this wonderful word in the futures industry – Contango – and we just so happened to come …

Five Awesome Ways To Master Mailbox For iPhone [Feature]

If you’re one of the lucky ones to have signed up for Mailbox, Orchestra’s amazing new email client for the iPhone, you know how great it is. It allows you to re-think how you deal with email on a daily basis. Mail messages can be archived, set to remind you at a later time or day, or placed in …

Levels of lead in rice could pose risk to children, says US

Rice imported from China and other countries contains high levels of lead that could pose a health risk to children, researchers in the United States have claimed.<p>US experts detected concentrations of lead ranging from six to 12 milligrams per kilogram in rice from several sources.<p>Infants and …