jharmon's Recent Activity

  1. jharmon replied to the thread US Holiday history.

    Remember that not all trading days are "holidays". Consider 9-11 and weather-related events. Further back there's stupid events like...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 10:07 AM
  2. jharmon replied to the thread Australian company learns hard lesson in China.

    I've heard of other companies doing business in good faith in China, spending months or years to come up with a commercial agreement,...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 9:23 AM
  3. jharmon replied to the thread CEF Question.

    https://www.tsx.com/listings/listing-with-us/sector-and-product-profiles/closed-end-funds (in the spreadsheet) shows who runs each CEF.

    Jan 20, 2019 at 7:54 PM
  4. jharmon replied to the thread Long SP500 after it rose the previous day has been very profitable, however....

    Bought the "S&P 500" - LOL. No - you didn't! (or do you have specific stock weightings?) Next thing, you're going to tell us you...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 8:24 AM
  5. jharmon replied to the thread Proprietary firms that don't front run your data.

    HFT: High Functioning Troglodyte

    Jan 20, 2019 at 4:31 AM
  6. jharmon replied to the thread CME holiday schedule on MLK 2019?.

    Margin isn't fees - it's a counterparty risk mitigation deposit held in trust.

    Jan 19, 2019 at 9:17 PM
  7. jharmon replied to the thread CEF Question.

    Try the screener here: https://www.cefconnect.com/closed-end-funds-screener They allow you to filter for Investment Strategies...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 9:15 PM
  8. jharmon replied to the thread BNP Loses $80 Million on S&P 500-Linked Derivative Trades.

    And so it should affect the bonus payouts!

    Jan 18, 2019 at 11:13 AM
  9. jharmon replied to the thread BNP Loses $80 Million on S&P 500-Linked Derivative Trades.

    Does anybody understand the meaning of bonus these days?

    Jan 17, 2019 at 9:22 AM
  10. jharmon replied to the thread BNP Loses $80 Million on S&P 500-Linked Derivative Trades.

    Did they deserve the bonuses? Is the meaning of "bonus" for actual performance (i.e. alpha) so far removed from reality?

    Jan 17, 2019 at 8:55 AM
  11. jharmon replied to the thread BNP Loses $80 Million on S&P 500-Linked Derivative Trades.

    chump change for BNP

    Jan 17, 2019 at 8:43 AM