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VIX Futures Margin Requirements To Increase After Today’s Close

June 27th, 2013

volatile VIXBill Luby: Bill A number of readers have expressed concern to me privately about today’s increase in the VIX futures margin requirements. The current margin requirements are detailed at the CFE Margins splash page, while the new margin requirements Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV

Gold Trading 101: Crash Course On Trading Gold With ETFs and Options (GLD, IAU, GDX, SLV, SGOL)

March 22nd, 2012
Larry D. Spears:  With few exceptions, most leading financial gurus agree that every portfolio should include some physical gold.  But while the yellow metal itself is great as a long-term hedge against turmoil and inflation, it’s a lousy trading vehicle. Read more…

NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:SGOL, NYSE:SLV

Absurd Gold/Silver Price Ratio; Why $500/oz Silver Is Now A Certainty In The Future (SLV, GLD, AGQ, PSLV, ZSL)

January 9th, 2012

Jeff Nielson: Arithmetic is a harsh mistress. Irrespective of how badly the banking cabal wishes to suppress the prices of gold and silver, and irrespective of how much brute force they are able to apply to the market over the short term with their (illegal) manipulations; the inexorable pull of supply and Read more…

NYSE:AGQ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:PSLV, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:ZSL

Silver Manipulation: The iShares Silver ETF And J.P. Morgan’s Conflict Of Interest? (SLV, PSLV, AGQ, ZSL, GLD)

October 26th, 2011

Jeff Nielson: JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM) is the largest silver short-seller in the history of the world. JP Morgan is the “custodian” for the largest “long” silver fund in the history of the world, making this one of the largest conflicts of interest in all of history. Read more…

NYSE:AGQ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:PSLV, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:ZSL

Will Silver Benefit From Rising Gold Margin Requirements? (GLD, SLV, AGQ, SIL, ZSL)

August 25th, 2011

Jeb Handwerger:  Readers of Gold Stock Trades continue to express an abiding interest in the “poor man’s gold” known as silver (NYSE:SLV).  Prominent among the questions they raise are: Quo Vadis Silver?  Read more…

NYSE:AGQ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SIL, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:ZSL

$250 Silver Price Target: Why Silver Is Poised To Be The Greatest Trade Ever (SLV, PSLV, AGQ, ZSL, GLD)

August 6th, 2011

Money Morning:  Silver is better than gold.  In fact, it’s poised to be the “Greatest Trade Ever.”  I know that’s a big statement. I’m certain that it grabbed your attention. Perhaps you’re even considering arguments that would shoot it down. Read more…

NYSE:AGQ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:PSLV, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:ZSL

ETF Investors: What’s Really Behind Rising Margin Requirements For Commodity Futures (SLV, AGQ, ZSL, USO, ERX, ERY)

May 19th, 2011

Jon D. Markman:  CME Group Inc. (Nasdaq:CME), which provides an electronic exchange for commodity futures, raised margin requirements for trading silver futures contracts on May Read more…

NYSE:AGQ, NYSE:ERX, NYSE:ERY, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:USO, NYSE:ZSL

The Inflection Point: Why The U.S. Dollar Is Ready To Rebound (SLV, GLD, TLT, DBA, MOO, UDN, UUP, ZSL, AGQ)

May 10th, 2011

Jack Barnes:  For most of the past year, anything involving the U.S. dollar (NYSE:UUP) has been what traders like to refer to as a “one-way trade.” Read more…

NYSE:SLV, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

FINRA To Raise Margin Requirement On Leveraged ETFs

September 1st, 2009

breakingnewsFinra said it plans increased margin requirements for leveraged funds and uncovered options tied to the funds starting Dec. 1 Read more…

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