Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction

Futures Industry Association | FI Magazine Home: "Futures and options on broadly defined underlying commodities or indexes cannot help but dominate futures or options on individual securities. Among the top 20 we find the Kospi 200 options hanging out in a world of their own. At 2.5 billion traded, it sounds a lot like McDonald's in an earlier age. Volume reached a high of 2.8 billion in 2003 and fell 11% in 2004. The downward trend appears to have ended in 2005 with a .54% uptick. "

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