Archive | December, 2008

Harvard Club Hedge Fund Conference

Charlie Santaularia at Hedge Fund Conference

Charlie Santaularia to Speak at the FRA Hedge Fund Seeding & Incubation Conference New York City, NY – January 22nd, 2009 – Harvard Club of New York Charlie Santaularia, Managing Director of Parrot Trading Partners, will be in New York City on January 22nd, 2009 to speak at the FRA Hedge Fund Seeding and Incubation […]

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Gold Bulls Flex Their Muscles

February gold futures on Wednesday morning hit a fresh two-month high of $871.30 an ounce. The recent sharp depreciation of the value of the U.S. dollar versus the other major currencies has been a bullish catalyst for the precious yellow metal. February gold is presently in a two-month-old uptrend from the October contract low of […]

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Quadruple Options Expiration Week

It comes as no surprise that the marketeer, those who are left standing, remain in a manic state. We must first explain that by manic we mean either too gloomy or too happy, but never normal….that wouldn’t be fun now would it? Thus we flip from one side to the other much like a ping […]

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Soy bean futures

Soybeans See Short Covering in a Bear Market

Soybean futures at the Chicago Board of Trade this week have seen a short-covering bounce from last Friday’s contract low of $7.76 1/4 a bushel. However, prices remain trapped below a five-month-old downtrend on the daily bar chart, from the early-July contract high of $16.48 a bushel. Bears to retain the overall near-term technical advantage […]

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Priced to Destruction

This week we have the markets starting out trying to understand the NFP data. The worst report since 1974 and we rally?! We have all heard the term “priced to perfection”, a time when the market must deliver the best case scenario of any report or it will fall. Well for the last few weeks […]

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Manic Markets

What can we say, the market it totally neurotic! What we are seeing is fear and insecurity. Further, we will feel and hear the humming of the monetary printing presses opening the flood of money into the market. We are not the sole printers of money; it seems to be a global affair. So, if […]

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Economy Is Certainly Not Golden

The U.S economy was dealt yet another blow as the the government announced 533.000 Americans lost their jobs in November. Since the January 1, 2008 Americans have lost 1.8 million jobs.The U.S now has it’s highest unemployment rate since October 1993. These are certainly tough times in all economic sectors. (more…)

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