Astronomical Close Call

Two weeks ago on Sunday, September 7th, at about the same time that many of us were tuning in for the first professional football games of the season, planet Earth had a near miss. An asteroid 60 feet in diameter buzzed past New Zealand at a frighteningly close distance from of just 25,000 miles.


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To Clear or Not to Clear …

The clearinghouse CME has announced that it is now accepting corporate bonds as initial margin for cleared trades …


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