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Wheat Futures

April 2011 Joe Victor, Business Development Specialist, Minneapolis Grain Exchange The price of wheat futures at the Minneapolis Grain Exchange, Inc. (MGEX), Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT) and CME Group experienced a wild ride over the past year, and the increased level of volatility

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Gain an Advantage

September 2010 Automated trading systems have the potential to improve the results of an existing trading strategy, and most traders would benefit from understanding the reasons behind this. Automated trading, also known as algorithmic trading, algo trading, grey-box trading, or black-box trading, is the use

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Managing Your Execution Risk

June 2010 Standing in the Eurodollar options pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, you wouldn’t think that over 90% of futures trading has moved away from open outcry to electronic execution. In fact, the CME Group recently reported that the majority of options-on-futures trading is still

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A New Way to Look at Compliance

June 2010 Lisa Jones is unique in her field. A compliance department usually conjures up negative images of the people you talk to when problems arise. Lisa, Chief Compliance Officer at Advantage Futures, is changing that perception. “Our compliance department really serves two functions. First,

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