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    Contrary to popular belief, speculators are important for the market. Find out exactly ...
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  3. Explaining RBC's Wash Trade Accusations

    On April 2, U.S. regulators accused RBC of operating a wash trading scheme. Find ...
  4. What Happened At MF Global?

    The story of MF Global is a telling example of a collapse with unfortunate ongoing ...
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