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We already are seeing some market parallels with the early signs of the great financial crisis of 2007-08
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An unintentional loss of connection to the CME Globex trading engine is called an “ungraceful disconnect"
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Central depository for customer segregated funds could be the best solution to prevent another MF Global
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Review of Amy Middleton's "Foreign Exchange: A Practitioner’s Approach to the Market"
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One of the first recommendations we heard following the MF Global debacle was to have more than one broker
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After threatening to leave Illinois, it appears CME Group and CBOE Holdings Inc. likely will be staying put
Lawsuit filed challenging the newly passed position limits rule
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