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  2. Trading Without a Net: Why I Don't Use Stops on Options Trades

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from September 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. I've received a few messages from you guys about m ...

    29 comments - 7 silver bananas - Mar 23 2013 - 8:45am -

  3. Margin Call Movie

    Just saw this trailer today for Margin Call movie. Trailer: http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1810165648/video Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margin_Call What do you guys think? It has strippers in it, it has to be accurate. Movie Call margin ...

    63 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 14 2011 - 11:21pm -

  4. Gold Flash Crash, Higher Margins, HFT caused?

    Today some people announced that there will be higher Gold Margins, Gold plunged more than $15 within minutes. In times of HFT drawdowns tend to be more heavier than experts say... BUYBUYBUYBUYBUYBUYBUY SELLSELLSELLSELLSELLSELL Commodities gold exchange m ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2011 - 12:18pm -

  5. Just saved you guys 820 dollars (Margin of Saftey)

    For all my fellow monkeys reading pleasure, so without further ado, Margin of Safety: http://www.my10000dollars.com/MS.pdf Boom. Heres the Amazon link if you wanna get yourself a hard copy for only $820: http://www. Amazon.com/Margin-Safety-Risk-Averse-St ...

    13 comments - 4 silver bananas - Aug 20 2011 - 2:10pm -

  6. Any Fault to Broker

    Recently, my trading account was doing great until it hit a train wreck that wiped me out and more in a single day. Scary situation. I was trading a combination of ES futures and ES futures options and I made a big miscalculation in pricing. The blowup ex ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 7 2011 - 1:22am -

  7. Why banks don't provide financing for agri- physical trading?

    Hello everyone, Every bank that is financing commodity businesses (abn, ing, bnpp, rabo, macquire, anz, Soc Gen, natixis and other) is active in the energy sector. Some operate only in the energy sector claiming that metals and especially agri businesses ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2014 - 4:28pm -

  8. Free Margin- Hypothetical Scenario for this market

    Ok so this hypothetical scenario isn't hypothetical for me, my parents are well off and have offered to loan me any amount of money up 100% of what my current portfolio is worth under the stipulation I pay it back within 10 years and pay off at least ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2014 - 9:18am -

  9. MARGIN ACCOUNT

    Hi everybody! I have a cash account in Tradeking. I applied for MARGIN, but they denied to add MARGIN to my account(I have more than $2000 in my account), because they need my employment information. Actually I have no job now. What brokers can open margi ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 13 2011 - 1:42pm -

  10. Prime Brokerage Stories: Mentally Fired

    This is third in a series called "Prime Brokerage Stories," real life experiences from a close family member who worked in this area of the Street for 30 years. For an introduction to PB so it all makes sense, see here: // www.wallstreetoasis.co ...

    4 comments - 3 silver bananas - Aug 15 2013 - 12:45pm -

  11. How is Buying power (Margin) calculated?

    How is Buying power (Margin) calculated? margin ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 22 2011 - 3:54pm -

  12. Role of Margin in Determining Multiples

    I've always thought of EV / EBITDA multiples as a function of EBITDA growth and cost of capital (or riskiness / stability of cash flows). However, someone I know to be fairly experienced in finance recently mentioned that higher margin businesses tra ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2014 - 3:46am -

  13. Margin to Equity Ratio

    Hi- I'm just trying to understand margin to equity ratio and please bear with me, but if anyone can help it would be appreciate. I understand how it's calculated- nominal trading level / margin, so if an account is $1m and 250k is required then ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2013 - 9:09am -

  14. 15 High Yield Large Caps With Best Margin

    Here is a current sheet of large capitalized stocks (market capitalization of more than USD 10 billion) with a dividend yield of more than 5 percent and high margins. The operating margin of the observed companies is at least 25 percent. 15 stocks fulfill ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 22 2011 - 2:08am -

  15. Bull or Bear?

    Last week, I went in on margin to invest in a company I have been following for a while, that fell 30% in the last month. So far I am up on the trade, but went in with the intention of it being a long-term investment. However, I have a horrible feeling th ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2011 - 1:49pm -

  16. What Is Margin?

    Margin is a concept frequently explored in investing / trading and it refers to borrowed money which is used to invest (a.k.a. investing on the margin). This is essentially leverage, and the investor may experience margin calls if the equity requirements ...

    - silver bananas - Apr 23 2012 - 9:16am -

  17. Help with a Simple Technical Question

    If there are two companies with same industry, same region, similar cap structure, Wacc/discount rate, same capex, working capital. One has a higher margin on its sales, one has a lower margin on its sale. Which would be trading at a higher EBITDA multipl ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2014 - 10:40am -

  18. Online Broker Margin Comparison

    So I've been shopping around at different online brokers. Now I know it depends on the amount of capital in the account but I was wondering if I am missing something when comparing TD and Interactive Brokers. Looking at the interest rates charged it ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2012 - 7:44pm -