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Archive of entries posted on 17th October 2019

How to make $1.5 billion in three days. Someone did. And more.

This is the headline And this is the story which was just posted on Vanity Fair’s web site: In the last 10 minutes of trading at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Friday, September 13, someone got very lucky. That’s when he or she, or a group of people, sold short 120,000 “S&P e-minis”—electronically traded futures […]