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Securities Lending Report – 8/12/2019 – 8/16/2019
Considerations of Cash
The U.S. Week Ahead (Aug 19-23), The Housing Sector
IBKR C++ API
What Happened This Week?!
New on the Frontier (Aug 19-23): Kuwaiti CPI on Tap amid Regional Volatility and Lower Oil Prices
IBKR Java API – Receiving Market Data
The U.S. Week Ahead (Aug 19-23), Housing Sector Faces a Twister
Taxes and Retirement
Intro to Exchange-Traded Funds
UPS Packages ‘A’-Rated Bond As U.S. Corporates Deliver Yield
What is the TWS Python API?
U.S. Muni Market (Aug 12-16): Chesapeake Bay Bridge & Tunnel to Sell New ‘BBB’ BANs as Investors Dig for Yield
Securities Lending Report – 8/5/2019 – 8/9/2019
Europe: The Week Ahead (Aug 12-16), German Yields
Webinar – GreenTraderTax – How To Structure A Trading Business For Significant Tax Savings
Asia-Pacific: The Week Ahead (August 12-16), Hong Kong’s Growth Beset by Trade and Turmoil
Currency Fix, or Manipulation?
I found Monday night’s plunge in equity futures to be the most perplexing and disturbing. Markets were already skittish after a substantial plunge when the Treasury Department designated China as a “currency manipulator.” I received further alerts about sinking futures shortly after that news broke, only to wake up to buoyant markets when the Chinese Yuan was fixed at a level below 7 Yuan to the US Dollar.