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Investment Strategy Arbitrage

  • MELBOURNE, April 26- London copper held near its highest in a week on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar lost ground against the euro in the wake of the French election, making commodities more affordable for buyers paying with other currencies. *SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper climbed 0.8 percent to 46,230 yuan a tonne. *China's steel futures climbed to...

  • SYDNEY, April 26- London copper held near its highest in a week on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar lost ground against the euro in the wake of the French election, making commodities more affordable for buyers paying with other currencies. *SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper climbed 1 percent to 46,350 yuan a tonne. *BHP RESULTS: BHP Billiton, cut its full-year...

  • LONDON, April 4- Zinc bounced after touching a three-week low on Tuesday as investors bet lacklustre demand would recover in top metals consumer China, while copper hit a one-week low. That's really the key to the outlook, "said Nicholas Snowdon, metals analyst at Standard Chartered in London. *ZINC: Benchmark London Metal Exchange zinc traded up 0.8 percent at...

  • LONDON, March 29- Aluminium hit its highest level in nearly two years on Wednesday, supported by optimism that China would carry out plans to cut supply and by a rebound in the oil price. "As long as China follows through with this and takes its environmental concerns seriously, there is potential for aluminium to perform quite well," Nitesh Shah, a commodities...

  • *Libya supply cut by a third due to armed faction action. *Iran minister says OPEC deal "likely" to be extended. LONDON, March 28- A severe disruption to Libyan oil supplies and comments from officials suggesting OPEC could extend its production cuts deal to the end of the year boosted oil prices on Tuesday.

  • *Libya supply cut by a third due to armed faction action. *Iran minister says OPEC deal "likely" to be extended. LONDON, March 28- Oil prices rose on Tuesday thanks to a weakened dollar, supply disruption in Libya and the latest comments from officials suggesting OPEC could extend its deal cutting global production.

  • *Iran minister says OPEC deal "likely" to be extended. LONDON, March 28- Oil prices rose on Tuesday thanks to a weakened dollar, supply disruption in Libya and the latest comments from officials suggesting OPEC could extend its deal cutting global production. In the United States, West Texas Intermediate crude futures were up 48 cents at $48.21 a barrel.

  • SINGAPORE, March 28- Oil prices rose on Tuesday, supported by a weaker dollar, but crude continued to be weighed down by surging U.S. production and uncertainty over whether an OPEC- led supply cut is big enough to rebalance the market. Prices for front-month Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil, had gained 18 cents from their last close to $50.93...

  • SINGAPORE, March 28- Oil prices rose on Tuesday, supported by a weak dollar, but crude continued to be weighed down by surging U.S. production and uncertainty over whether an OPEC- led supply cut is big enough to rebalance the market. Prices for front-month Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil, had gained 20 cents from their last close to $50.95...

  • SINGAPORE, March 28- Oil prices edged up on Tuesday on a weaker dollar, but crude continued to be weighed down by surging U.S. production and uncertainty over whether an OPEC- led supply cut is big enough to rebalance the market. Prices for front-month Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil, had risen 15 cents from their last close to $50.90 per...

  • A person, not a machine, was probably ultimately the cause of the short-lived flash crash in the pound sterling.

  • Why flash crash hit ETFs hard...

    The system needs to be fixed, says Joe Saluzzi, Themis Trading co-founder, discussing the role of high frequency trading on rapid moves in the market, and how some ETFs were burned by not making the correct price.

  • Consignment commerce: Allowing consumers to profit

    James Reinhart, ThredUP CEO & co-founder, discusses the online consignment space for second hand clothing, and the invaluable leadership and wisdom Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has provided. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.

  • Hedge Funds Chase Greek Debt

    Hans Humes, Greylock Capital CEO, explains how to make money in Greece's bond buyback program.

  • Are Wacky ETFs Causing the Volatility?

    Scott Burns, Morningstar weighs in on whether levered ETFs are amplifying market volatility.

  • Are Wacky ETFs Causing the Volatility?

    Scott Burns of Morningstar weighs in on whether leveraged ETFs are amplifying market volatility.

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    How much do you know about modern-day Ponzi schemes? Take our quiz and find out.

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    Merger arbitrage investors are braced for a second consecutive month of losses with a string of unexpected upsets leading to a difficult period for the hedge fund strategy, the FT reports.

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    Put-Call parity demonstrates the relationship between shorts, puts, calls, and bonds. The proper combination of each can yield equal payouts. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains.