New developments in traders’ technology are moving toward greater accessibility. What that means for the trading world is still yet to be seen.
The Swiss competition watchdog has launched an investigation into possible collusion in the precious metals market by several major banks, it said on Monday, the latest in a string of probes into gold, silver, platinum and palladium pricing.

While many of the agricultural markets are finding increasing acreage on a global basis thus decreasing U.S.

http://admin.futuresmag.com/admin/structure/nodequeueHedge funds are not listening to crazy bearish crude oil price predictions like Goldman's $20 a barrel call and instead are amassing its biggest net long position since last April. Oil fund managers are not betting on $20 a barrel oil this week because they increased their net-long position by 16,855 contracts to 132,857 futures and options in the week ending Sept. 8, according to the CFTC commitment of traders report.
James W. Giddens, Trustee for the liquidation of MF Global Inc. (MFGI), today initiated the final, cumulative 95% distribution on all non-affiliate, non-subordinated, allowed general unsecured creditor claims, by mail and other distribution methods.
Keynote Address of Chairman Timothy G. Massad Before the Beer Institute Annual Meeting

Charles Schwab experienced an "internal technical issue" on its site today. Traders could not log in to their accounts.

MF Global Inc. Trustee James Giddens declared the liquidation of MFGI "essential complete" after gaining approval of a final 95% distribution to allowed unsecured creditors on top of the 100% distribution ($6.9 billion) for customer claims.
HC Technologies LLC and Tudor Investment Corporation announced the formation of LaunchPad Trading LLC, a joint venture established to actively seek the next generation of trading talent.

 The dollar stayed close to a nearly four-month high against a basket of currencies on Monday on