According to data captured in Charles Schwab’s most recent Trading Services Sentiment Survey, only 10% of traders say they have a bearish outlook for the next three to six months.
The recent rally in cotton prices has some rationale. There were several bullish developments, two of which involve China. On the supply side, early frost and snow in key growing regions lowered yields.
A regulatory push to make complex securities easier to understand could change how banks disclose risks for exchange-traded notes for the first time since they began trading in 2006.
International Securities Exchange Holdings Inc. lost a second lawsuit over the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s exclusive license to list options based on the Standard & Poor’s 500 and Dow Jones indexes.