Just a bit of perspective about war and devastation.
I just finished watching a doco on SBS. It was the final of a 3 part series on the German blitz on Liverpool in May 1941. Seven nights of hellish bombing that killed thousands of people and destroyed tens of thousands of homes and...
The NBA league and its players will set up a social justice coalition to encourage greater participation by voters and advocate for “meaningful” reform of the police and justice system.
In cities where teams own their arenas, the clubs and election officials will collaborate to enable people...
This is one of the reasons Trump will get back in.
Exhibit 1: Kentucky to cut polling booths by 95%.
Ben Jealous, president of People For The American Way, described the situation as “Our Next Electoral Nightmare.”
“Half Kentucky’s Black voters live in one county,” he wrote. “It will have one...
This story probably sums up the problem the US faces in tackling the COVID 19 crisis.
Dr Fauci: security reportedly expanded as infectious disease expert faces threats
Reports say immunologist who has become celebrity amid coronavirus has received unwelcome messages from critics and...
Am going to throw this out there, as this is what I think. Take it as you will.
I see this event as a willful and intended attack on the US financial system.
All previous well known market crashes have not gone as hard and as fast as this one.
Alan Kohler had a graph on the ABC a few days ago...
my Australian niece currently lives and works in USA and needs to raise $USD 25K. I manage a modest portfolio of OZ stocks (banks, industrials etc) on her behalf. She also has a US holding of Netflix stock (circa $20K usd) as a result of her employment contract. In order to raise the...
This is an very thoughtful insight into how the US treats blacks. Well worth taking the time to read in full.
When the police break your teammate’s leg, you’d think it would wake you up a little.
When they arrest him on a New York street...
Paul Manfort received a 4 year jail sentence on conviction multiple tax fraud, bank fraud and covering up huge international bank accounts. The prosecutor suggested these offenses should receive between 19-24 years jail time.
The judge decided 4 years was sufficient. So why does a white...
Please let me know which Brokers / Platforms are recommended for trading Options / derivatives in International Stock Markets (US, Hongkong and India) from Australia?
Also what are the Tax implications while trading in International Markets from Australia?
basically chapter 2 of my recent writings just spelling out WHO is running the show.
Recent tax changes in the USA and a plan to slash all spending for welfare, elderly, medical, food stamps and disabled .... by 25-30% just passed both houses. Whilst NOT law, its as good as.
Not a word...
In following type of trading does it matter if the a/c is Cash a/c / Reg T margin a/c or Portfolio Margin A/c ( all US market)
1) Scenario 1: Say one has 10K in a/c and is long an Option worth 10K ( call / put does not matter)
Given that to be long an option is a limited risk strategy one has...
Most people are aware that the US routinely exercises it's God given right to decide the Government that leads countries in which it has an economic interest. Have you ever wondered how this comes about and the longer term consequences of such interventions ?
I was doing some research recently...
I have recently rejigged my portfolio to Chinese friendly stocks and away from the wanton small hand movements of the USA, which though providing temporary pleasure, inevitably lead to Repetitive Strain, and who can afford a reliable doctor these days.
I digress and apologise.
Thus I have...
We know about the thousands of alleged drug users and small time pushers who have been killed/murdered in the Phillipines. I was reminded of this today when I heard a story from someone who has close connections in the Phillipines.
Apparently there is a neat little line in outsourcing the...
I searched the forum and could not find anything related to the question I have and possibly other people might have as well. I was hoping someone with more information could shed some light on the subject.
I am currently in the USA on a working visa (E3) on a marketing position...
Can any body recommend a qualified, regulated CTA ( in USA or in other jurisdiction where such "Advisers" are properly audited etc) with these specific trading style
- Trading the European Yield Curves or similar
- Pairs Trading
- Mean reverting spread trading
Here is a explanation...
People, the media, other politicians keep talking of Donald Trump as a trainwreck. An ever cascading litany of outrageous statements, policy proposals, firebrand speeches.
But perhaps its really a train ride with The Trump firmly sitting up front as the Republican preferred candidate...
Can anyone suggest USA brokers for trading usa equities while resident in Australia? ie have acct and funds in a USA acct
This reduces trade fees and fx exposure and allows to trade usa market hours.
One broker who provides this facility is Tradestation. Any other suggestions?