Indexes

Feeling the necessity to trade isn’t good for your performance, period. 
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission today issued an order filing and settling charges against Tower Research Capital LLC, a proprietary trading firm, arising from a manipulative and deceptive scheme, spanning nearly two years and involving thousands of occasions of spoofing in equity index futures.

The Wall Street Journal had an article regarding long-term commodity investing in its April 9 digital edition, that argued against a long-only investment in the commodity space.

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Benchmark indexes rose to new records today. Jobless claims decreased by 36,000 to 280,000 in the period ended Sept. 13. The pound strengthened for a third day versus the euro, reaching its highest level in two years.
I sense there are a few more equity bulls that are now in their ‘field’ of equity holdings swinging their sickles in effort to take ripened fruit before it spoils.
U.S. stocks fell as consumer and technology shares slumped before the government’s monthly jobs report tomorrow.
While record highs have been dominating the headlines, these highs can’t last, so you have to find a way to be a part of the sell-off when it occurs.
The owner of stock measures including the Dow Jones Industrial Average wants to strengthen ties with Asian and Latin American exchanges.
There are two main indexes tracked by commodity tracker funds: The S&P-Goldman Sachs Commodities Index and the Dow Jones UBS Commodities Index. Assessing the likely impact of these passive longs on Comex throws a new light on the record level of Managed Money short positions.