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trading

Vox populi The exchange of one thing of value for another. See Insider trading.
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EDF Tradings current contractual agreement with JERA will be turned into a minority equity stake in JERA Trading Singapore, subject to final deal.
JERA and EDF Trading have had a long standing coal optimisation and trading partnership established in 2008 (initially between Chubu Electric Power Company and EDF Trading, and latter succeeded to by JERA).
JERA Trading Singapore will also buy the entire stock of EDF Trading Australia Pty Limited (which owns a 7.5% stake in the Narrabri coal mining joint venture in Australia) and all of the shares of Amstuw BV (which operates the Rietlanden coal terminal in the Netherlands).
For one thing, a typical individual investor can get into the online trading game with a personal computer and less than $100.
Her experience illustrates the thrills of day trading, the despair that sometimes occurs and the personal and professional lessons to be learned along the way.
Before she started day trading, she was a successful stockbroker for Prudential Securities.
Armed with this background and experience, Jones was confident she would be successful at day trading. To boost her knowledge, she spent $2,000 on a seven-day class designed to teach her as much as possible about trading--everything from investment psychology to the technical strategies used by securities pros.
On December 11, as the stock market entered the final turn in its wind sprint toward 2,000, John Phelan, chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, suggested that stock index futures, in combination with certain recent trading strategies, might cause the market to experience a "meltdown." "Two years ago, I would have said no," Phelan told a meeting of Gannett Newspaper editors.
The frenzy of people screaming hysterically ateach other in the futures trading pit has its origins in Renaissance Europe, at trade fairs where merchants and customers would meet and agree on purchases of products coming through town later.
During the Carter administration, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the agency that regulates futures, blocked approval of stock index futures for fear they would cause stock market volatility and divert capital from securities.
But at the same time, these leaders warn of thedanger of futures trading. The growth in the market has been tempered by periodic plunges, the largest being the 86-point drop on September 11 and the 45-point drop on January 23, the day that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummet 116 points in just over an hour.