ajacobson's Recent Activity

  1. ajacobson posted a new thread.

    SEC Pours Cold Water on Prospect of Bitcoin ETFs

    SEC Pours Cold Water on Prospect of Bitcoin ETFs Regulator warns Wall Street not to look for loopholes to offer funds tracking bitcoin...

    Forum: Cryptocurrencies

    Jan 21, 2018 at 2:39 AM
  2. ajacobson posted a new thread.

    Lightspeed Trading Forges Deal with Lime Brokerage to Merge Businesses The combined firm will help g

    Lightspeed Trading Forges Deal with Lime Brokerage to Merge Businesses The combined firm will help garner multiple benefits for market...

    Forum: Wall St. News

    Jan 21, 2018 at 2:29 AM
  3. ajacobson replied to the thread When is too many options, too many?.

    "Me? Perhaps 5-10% of that at most. Are you telling me is if I trade over 100, I should talk to my broker?" Hypothetically yes if you...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 2:04 AM
  4. ajacobson posted a new thread.

    Will Mr. Market’s Latest Romance Last?

    By Steve Sosnick January 20, 2018 [IMG] PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES Last year I suggested that Mr. Market had a girlfriend named Tina Fomo. Her...

    Forum: Options

    Jan 20, 2018 at 5:03 PM
  5. ajacobson replied to the thread When is too many options, too many?.

    Are you in fact trading several thousand a pop or is it just hypothetical ? Often easier to get several thousand done because an...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 4:51 PM
  6. ajacobson replied to the thread When is too many options, too many?.

    There are a couple of things to consider overall. How liquid is the underlying. Is the option multiply listed. Am on planning on...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 12:59 AM
  7. ajacobson liked zdreg's post in the thread short selling bans don't work.

    http://globalriskinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/GRITR-002.pdf

    Jan 19, 2018 at 10:18 PM
  8. ajacobson posted a new thread.

    U.S. Oil Output Expected to Surpass Saudi Arabia, Rivaling Russia for Top Spot

    Boosted by shale industry, rising U.S. production could undermine OPEC’s efforts to shore up oil prices [IMG] An offshore oil platform...

    Forum: Economics

    Jan 19, 2018 at 3:34 PM
  9. ajacobson replied to the thread Who sells .01 contracts !!! ???.

    Search the term "cabinet bid". Depends on the venue.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 10:08 PM
  10. ajacobson posted a new thread.

    Cboe approval shakes up stock market’s closing auction

    Regulators have given Cboe Global Markets approval to create an alternative to closing auctions for the US stock market, in a victory...

    Forum: Wall St. News

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:52 PM
  11. ajacobson posted a new thread.

    NYSE to launch new NYSE National exchange in second quarter

    It's going to become all about market data fees. NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Stock Exchange parent Intercontinental Exchange Inc...

    Forum: Wall St. News

    Jan 18, 2018 at 12:01 AM
  12. ajacobson replied to the thread Prince Talal refuses to pay $6 Billion for freedom, moved to high-security prison.

    Do we think he's exhibited character or foolishness?

    Jan 17, 2018 at 9:19 PM
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    Jan 17, 2018 at 4:26 PM
  14. ajacobson posted a new thread.

    Filings reveal DRW’s climb into top rank of trading firms

    A subsidiary of Don Wilson’s firm pulled in nearly $1bn in revenue in two years Don Wilson's DRW took over Lehman Brothers' forex,...

    Forum: Wall St. News

    Jan 16, 2018 at 6:27 PM
  15. ajacobson replied to the thread Backspread a de facto free hedge if you are short?.

    The benefit of the 1 X 2 put spread is if you get it done for free it doesn't hurt your performance in a flat or up market. So if the...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 2:41 AM