Trading Essays

Us China Trade_ Major Trading Issues

The bilateral trade economy between the United States and China emerged as a consequence of the diplomatic relations that was established between the two countries at the beginning of 1979. Before trade reforms begun in 1978, China did not have any remarkable significance to the US economy. At that time, China ranked number 32 and 57 in US export and import market respectively. However, this situation has greatly changed and by 2008, China’s trade volume with United States was $409…

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Transaction Costs and Trading Strategies

Market Microstructure             There are essentially three models of market microstructure known as the Walrasian Auctioneer, Market maker with opportunity costs and market maker facing informed trades. These models are determined by whether the market is regulated by benevolent or motivated trading. Each model is discussed as given below:- (a)  Walrasian Auctioneer. This is ruled by a number of factors and is generally based on the benevolence of a price maker. In this the market maker observes excess demand as…

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Insider Trading and Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart, homemaker turned media mogul, spent time in 2004 and 2005 in jail for illegal insider trading. While insider trading is not necessarily illegal if reported properly, more often insider trading is done in a fraudulent manner. This paper will examine insider trading and discuss the Martha Stewart case in regards to fraudulent insider trading. Insider trading is when corporate insiders such as officers, directors, or holders trade more than 10% of the corporations stocks or securities (wikipedia, 2006)….

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Trading with Another Country

     The overall impact of trading with another country can be foreseen if a correct method of country analysis is to be implemented. Since commercial risks are persistently present in all countries (ING, 2007), it would be appropriate for the investor to first check the country profile for optimum decision making procedure.      For this study, The Philippines is to be used for country profile analysis. In terms of business transactions, the country has been promoting an investment atmosphere especially…

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E Trading Case

Introduction Perhaps nowhere else is the impact of the Internet felt as much as in the service sector. The Internet has opened new channels for service delivery, shortened turnaround limes and offered unprecedented convenience to consumers. The financial services have leveraged the Internet and exploited its many benefits. E-trading is the financial service most amenable to E-enablement. It has already witnessed a meteoric growth in the United States and is staging a similar show in other economies.  E-trading offers tremendous…

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Different Trading Strategies

Past and Present Analysis of Gold Price             With the abolishment of Bretton Woods Gold Standard between 1971 and 73, since then, the price of Gold in the international market started to rise from $35 to $100. Ten years later, another significant rise of gold price happened tripling its original price from $100 to $300 (Smith 2003: 1). There are some instances that the rise of the prices of gold is associated with the performance of the dollar currency as…

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