Commentary

Opinion: Illiquidity and the Danger It Fosters for World Equity Markets©, Part 2 by Joe DiNapoli

Jun 27, 2011

Today, we can look eastward to the China Stock Index futures contract and see the similarities between its size and the size of the S&P contract back in 1986, except in China, the situation is worse. In a sincere effort to protect its... more

Opinion: Illiquidity and the Danger It Fosters for World Equity Markets©, Part 1 by Joe DiNapoli

Jun 20, 2011

I trade daily. I traded Over-The-Counter options in the '60s. I have traded US Stock Index futures since the day they started in 1982. I was there in October 1987 when we experienced the 500-point single day decline known as Black Monday. In fact... more