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In One Chart: How a 200% surge in a triple-leveraged natural-gas ETN can be a cautionary tale

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Gas futures are surging. But the value of a triple-leveraged exchange-traded note is seeing a parabolic move, and drawing some attention on Wall Street.
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Why quants don’t get paid. What to do about it – eFinancialCareers

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Why quants don't get paid. What to do about it
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These trends are making some people very wealthy. At the top of the tree owner managers of large quantitative hedge funds like James Simons (Renaissance Technologies), Ray Dalio (Bridgewater), and the UK's own David Harding (Winton) regularly ...

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Market Snapshot: Dow rises more than 100 points, on pace to snap 3-day skid

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The Dow on Wednesday attempts to avoid its longest string of losses since mid-August, attempting to shake off weakness sparked by volatile oil trading.
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Currencies: British pound bounces around as May’s Brexit cabinet meeting comes in focus

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The British pound weakens slightly versus rivals as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May attempts to convince a deeply divided government to back a Brexit deal with the European Union.
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CryptoWatch: Bitcoin slides to one-month low

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Bitcoin prices are trading lower Wednesday, on track for a third-consecutive losing session.
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Metals Stocks: Gold prices pause the downdraft as inflation data, dollar action in focus

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Gold prices were pinned near unchanged levels Wednesday, a pause in selling action that had driven the metal down for seven sessions in the past eight.

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Futures Movers: Oil prices try to steady after 12th straight drop

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U.S. oil prices waver early Wednesday as investors wrestle with crude supply against demand.
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Bond Report: Treasury yields edge lower ahead of key inflation data

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Treasury yields fell slightly on early Tuesday trading ahead of October’s consumer price inflation numbers, which could aid the Federal Reserve’s push to raise rates.
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Outside the Box: These U.S. states are putting their bond investors in a world of hurt

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Illinois, New Jersey, Hawaii, and Connecticut are precariously stretched to fund their debt obligations, writes Robert Pozen.
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NerdWallet: For better interest on your savings, look to these banks

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Alternatives to traditional big banks are offering some of the best deposit account interest rates in years.
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