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IndexesI just bought widget for my Android that has a stock ticker. Unfortunately, it only follows equities, indexes and ETFs. Recommendations on indexes to follow, as a way of keeping up with macro trends? I am a commodity trader (metals), so anything particularly relevant would be appreciated. 1 year 1 month
LPGHas anyone traded LPG / know much about this mkt? 1 year 1 month
Robert Yildirim interviewThought this interview was very good, gives you some insight into the grey area between physical commodity trading and merchant banking / industrial investment; where most of the heavyweights in the commodity world now operate. I kind of wanted to post it in the I-banking forum,just for this... 1 year 5 months
Stamford?Does anyone have any insight on what it is like working in Stamford? How difficult is it to commute to the city on a daily basis? What's life like in Stamford itself (note, I am 25 and single)? How much of a pain is going out in the city on the weekend (Stamford to NYC cab must cost a... 1 year 8 months


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Commodity Physical vs Financial Trading[quote=BananaTrader] Nidera [/quote] lol 11 months 1 week
AMA: I'm an Agricultural Commodities Trader[quote=Ponzi_Scheme]Thanks for posting this. Have you noticed anything changing from algorithmic trading? If so, is it more long-term or short-term impact? What have you done to adapt to it?[/quote] sugar flash crash of '11.. 11 months 1 week
AMA: I'm an Agricultural Commodities Trader[quote=P_C_Underwriter]As the red headed stepchild of the finance industry us insurance folk aren't as technical as you fancy trader guys, so I am sorry if this question seems to elementary. I am curious about what risk transfer or traditional insurance products affect the valuation of these... 11 months 1 week
Is commodities the only S&T desk where you...[quote=BobCraigfield]For small firms maybe but it may not be true for huge firms such as Glencore, Cargill tend to own their own in-house M&A departments. In other words they more and more bypass big banks either for M&A or liquidity issues as they have enough liquidity to cover clients and... 11 months 1 week
Food AllowancePhysical commodity trader here. Our expense acct is prety much limitless. Then again, I (a) travel a LOT, (b) am expected to wine / dine counterparties constantly. bring on the chateuz margaux 1 year 21 hours
Best banks S&T commodities? hm 1 year 21 hours
Best banks S&T commodities?[quote=sb842]GS and Citi are the only ones left that are serious about it...but if you want commodities trading there are better places to have a career IMO[/quote] From a metals point of view, can think of many names that come before Citi (Barclay's, Standard Chartered, etc). Also, Citi... 1 year 21 hours
Mercuria Email[quote=monty09]it is not that format[/quote] The Mercuria guys -whom I liase w/ on an almost daily basis- have a [email protected] email..... 1 year 22 hours
If you could have any super power you want, but...Seeing the future, so I can short it. @"DickFuld" 1 year 1 month
Badass World Cup Bracket[quote=£IB£]Im football mad :) Here are some key points to help in any football related chat. It is bloody hot in Brazil and very very humid. You dont want to be chasing the ball. Spain play a type of football call Tikki Takka which means pass the opposition to death. They have a very high chance... 1 year 1 month