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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 ...


 

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