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Post-Brexit Follow up

Post-Brexit Follow up

Dear Clients, As most of you know by now, the Brexit vote has finished and although the vote was close, the “Leave” camp prevailed. So the UK will officially be leaving the European Union. This has led to some extraordinary and unprecedented moves in the…

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EXTREME VOLATILITY WARNING AND TEMPORARY MARGIN REQUIREMENTS

EXTREME VOLATILITY WARNING AND TEMPORARY MARGIN REQUIREMENTS

Dear Valued Client, On our previous mailing, we indicated some of the potential risks associated with the BREXIT REFERENDUM. If you missed this or would like to revisit it, you can do so here: http://us9.campaign-archive1.com/?u=b5dc2459e99d68da4a2653c33&id=48a8e4d3d6 As a reminder, effective June 10, 2016 at 20:00 GMT,…

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DIFFERENT FLAVORS OF HIGH WATER MARKS

DIFFERENT FLAVORS OF HIGH WATER MARKS

Many investors and even money managers are surprised to learn that there are different versions and variation of High Water Marks and Performance Fees. Some with different incentives to different parties and some with special purpose. The term in the original context (as one can…

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Holiday Trading Hours + HIGH Volatility Warning

Holiday Trading Hours + HIGH Volatility Warning

Dear Traders, We hope that you and your friends/families/loved ones are getting ready to enjoy a relaxed holiday season ahead.   Holiday Trading Hours Please note that we have updated our holiday trading schedule (which generally reflects our LP’s trade hours) to the website. We…

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What’s The Point Of Hiding It Any Longer?

What’s The Point Of Hiding It Any Longer?

(Source – Zero Hedge: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-05/whats-point-hiding-it-any-longer) Compare and contrast. From the Chicago Mercantile Exchange 2012 10-K: Customer Base “Our customer base includes professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, major corporations, manufacturers, producers and governments.” And from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange 2013 10-K: Customer Base…

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Why forex fixing is critical to forex market?

Why forex fixing is critical to forex market?

Why forex fixing is critical to forex market? What is the forex market? The foreign exchange, FX or forex market is the market in which currencies are traded. Currency trading exceeds $5 trillion per day, which makes the forex market the biggest and most liquid…

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