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Today we’re at the “Fringe Farming In London” event being run by @UKSustain & @MayorofLondon

Together we’re asking: can we support agro ecological food production in the capital and beyond?

#food #agroecology #farming #periurban
One key question is what is the role of #greenbelt - 22% of London’s land is greenbelt but it is largely seen as a place of recreation rather than as a place of production
Brian from @organiclea suggests the idea of not just a Garden City or a Nation Park City but a Market Garden City....,
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Cuz #china is trying to kill me and my race it’s time they start paying all my bills and not only
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#Markets in #2019...in charts.

The year in which big got bigger.
The ones on the left...better luck next year. The ones on the right...don't drink and drive tonight.
The Six Samurai.
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#Straddles vs #Strangles ( Sell only )

These are the most common #Options strategies when one would start with #OptionsTrading.

Let’s understand from a broader perspective what’s the difference between these two.
Would not like to discuss the construction difference between them if you don’t know stop trading #options

#Straddles

You get higher premium so pnl would be higher compared to #strangles

But from where are you getting higher premiums is that your selling 0.5 #delta.
So probability of one going wrong is always 50% so to simply put one side is goin to get stuck in a #straddle but then market tends to #flucuate a lot so there is always the case of #meanreversion if you have selected the #strike rightly.
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As expected, the #FOMC cut policy rates a quarter-point, Chair #Powell referenced the Committee’s reliance on data dependency and provided a nuanced view of #economic conditions. Still, just because all that was “expected,” doesn’t take away from the fact it was also good policy.
Indeed, today’s announcement represents an important moment for the #Fed, in which policy rates were moved to appropriate levels, alongside significant liquidity provision, which is precisely the right combination in our view: this is a big positive for #markets.
Specifically, we think the #Fed moved to the lower end of what we believe should be the equilibrium rate of interest in an #economy that’s facing aging demographic trends, and which benefits from still positive interest rates.
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Jetzt #Schattenmacht #BlackRock im #ZDF.
Um 00:45 morgens.
Werden sicher wenige sehen.
#Merz & die 1% wird es freuen!
2. #BlackRock currently has just under US$7 trillion under management & with #Vanguard they control two thirds of all #ETFs.

Now if BlackRock decides to sell a bigger share because the market turns you can quickly get a "run for the exit", A RUN!

#Markets #Stocks #Merz
3. #BlackRock has major shareholdings in many of the global Top 500 companies.

In Germany BlackRock is a major shareholder in ALL #DAX-companies!

#Stocks #Markets #Merz #CDU
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(1/n) •Domestic company corp tax cut from 30% to 22 % percent if
they don't avail any exemptions or incentives from FY20
• Effective tax for these companies rate 25.17 percent inclusive of all
surcharge and cesses. Applicable for current fiscal
(2/n) *listed companies which have announced buyback of shares prior to July 5 will not be charged with super rich tax
*All the measures announced will give relief of 1.45 lakh crores annually
(3/n) *Roll back of enhanced surcharge introduced in Budget on capital gain arising from sale of equity shares in a company liable for STT .
* super-rich tax will not to apply on capital gains from sale of any security including derivatives for FPIs.
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Reading through @OtherProfGreen summary of the 9th August #UK event, the similarities to the 25th August 2018 #Australian separation event across the #NEM are very interesting to observe.
Firstly, they are all attributed to lightning strikes.

And although the #UK one was easy to identify, the #QLD one took a bit of forensic investigation as it happened at a time that no weather warnings were out for the area.
Both events attribute an initial loss of generation due to disconnection of #distributed #generation #DG

I will get back to this point later, because it is probably the most interesting aspect of both events!!
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1/ AT ONE TIME, EVERY PIECE OF #PAPER MONEY WAS BACKED BY #GOLD. REMEMBER… FOR EVERY 20 DOLLAR BILL… THERE WAS $20 WORTH OF GOLD IN A #GOVERNMENT VAULT. NOT ANYMORE.

TODAY, GOVERNMENTS CREATE #CURRENCY BY FIRST CREATING BONDS OR TREASURY-BILLS.
2/
THESE #BONDS ARE SOLD IN THE #MARKET… GENERATING FUNDS FOR THE GOVERNMENT THAT ISSUED THEM.

LARGE #BANKS BUY U.S. BONDS TO FLIP THEM… SELLING THEM TO THE #FEDERAL RESERVE AT A PROFIT -- THIS IS THE MAGIC MONEY MACHINE. #FED
3/ YOU SEE… THE FED IS AMERICA’S #CENTRALBANK. BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE ANY MONEY, NO #CASH ON ITS BALANCE SHEETS.

WHEN A BANK BUYS A BOND AND TAKES IT TO THE FEDERAL RESERVE, THE FED SIMPLY SAYS “THANK YOU MR. BANKER, HERE’S THE PRINCIPAL AND SOME #PROFIT.”
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Relative calm has been oberved in the Logone and Chari Division of #Cameroon for the past two weeks. No #ISWAP attack recorded but #insurgents have been spotted in #markets of #Tchika, #Bargaram and Goteral Goutoun buying supplies. #SembeTv
Local sources say that the #ISWAP militants seen in #markets often come in civilian wear and harm no one. They interact and buy like normal people.
The calm recorded in this zone could be due to the heavy rains which make circulation difficult.
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The next two weeks will be about holding fort to attempt getting past the trading errors of this week.

Bad trades, bad decisions.

#trading #markets
The thing with bad decisions in trading or any other endeavor is that it begets other bad decisions.

The first thing is to get back to the basics and put things straight.

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The simple things go out of whack with these bad decisions.

#process
#positionsizing
#riskmanagement

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Updates from #Budget2019 with @moneymantrainfo - Watch out all the news on budget (tweets / thread whole day..) 📊📋
#Budget2019 - Indian Economy : A Snapshot 👇
Sitharaman discards briefcase, goes for 'bahi-khata' #Budget2019
#BudgetForNewIndia
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OCHA is asking for $216 million to serve the “most vulnerable #Haitians”. We have a plan #UNOCHA. The #Haiti Community Foundation can help you... 1/
loophaiti.com/content/216-mi…
Plan for $216 million for #humanitarian assistance.1st: we mobilize #local & regional #community organizations in the 10 departments & make sure to have an inclusive -non-political, list of those most affected, incl. those who often never get the #Aid.Local staff= lower #costs 2/
Plan 4 $216 million for #humanitarian assist.2: w/our humongous costs savings due 2 local #supplies & no expat consultants #costs- we’ll use local consultants,we’ll set up #agriculture #funds for each Departments 4 supplies, training & l-cost financing. #results: 🔝#production 3/
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supporting chart $ZN_F
audio call supporting chart $ZB_F
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#Responsibility of #programmers for their #algorithms
😇Shooting stars: from expert advisor to #spoofing criminal
👉Spoofing #algo coder partially acquitted
🤦‍♂️CFTC and FBI fail with indictment of the programmer who developed the algo at the heart of the infamous 2010 #FlashCrash
😇Jitesh Thakkar, the founder and president of Edge Financial Technologies, one of the leading firms for #software development for #algorithmic and #highfrequencytrading #hft, was acquitted on April 9th, 2019 of the count of #conspiracy to commit spoofing.
⚠️Thakkar’s case is the first in the US where a programmer is prosecuted for his involvement in the development of a manipulative algorithm and shows regulators’ willingness to prosecute programmers in addition to the users of such algorithms.
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@Halsrethink @RemainSovereign @TFMetals @BullionStar @jameshenryand @michaellebowitz @dlacalle_IA @DA_Stockman @RonPaul @RonPaulInstitut @MarkTOByrne @MarkYusko @ErikSTownsend @AndrewBellBNN @realDonaldTrump @LouDobbs @Varneyco @MariaBartiromo @gatewaypundit @JeffSnider_AIP @TruthGundlach @epomboy @PaulCraigRobert @LanceRoberts @TheBubbleBubble @POTUS @TayTayLLP @ronanmanly @jimiuorio @MoneyMetals @stranahan When a central banker or economist mentions 'stimulus', they are talking about diluting the currency through debt currency issuance - to create REAL GROWTH.

This is the insanity & silly talk promoted by central bankers globally.

Nobody asks the question.

#centralbanking #gold
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supporting chart $AUDUSD
supporting chart $CL_F
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Markets Usually Don't Bottom on a Friday #Forex #Futures #Markets 50pipsfx.com/2019/03/25/mar…
here are some supporting charts for the morning blog post: $RTY_F
$SOX
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$GOOGL
$BA gap fill play done. key zone where bids have to show up or 300 mark will attract...
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notice how pure the reversal is on the $SHCOMP holding inside the zone (see blog post)... very technical, will be interesting as we close the week and head into OpEx
as we discussed yesterday, focus on being nimble and playing for the % play. you can get lucky on an outlier move but no one ever built a long term tack record playing only for those...
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most interesting dynamic to watch until we get to early ny flows remains dxy for now
amzn chop chop continues...
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Key Inflection Point for RTY after a little 'bounce' off the lows ;-) Joking aside, 1600 mark remains a big pivotal bull/bear line.
crude
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