Saturday, November 07, 2009

Saturday Perspectives and Insights

* Prop firms implicated in insider trading scandal;

* Mutual fund investors chasing overseas and commodity returns, bonds--not US stocks;

* Interesting look at high frequency trading and one firm accounting for 15% of all volume;

* Worthwhile video perspectives on reading the tape and trading the market open;

* Trader Planet offering free e-book on riding out the economic storm;

* Thoughts on diversification and hedging;

* Broad measure of unemployment over 17%;

* Unemployment getting worse, not better;

* Lessons from von Mises; also, why runaway inflation is inevitable.