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  1. Is Managed Futures a Zero Sum Game?


    Wed, 26 Sep 2012

    conclusion that market manipulators were to blame. In response, in 1958 an up-and-coming Congressman from Michigan, Gerald Ford , introduced the Onion Futures Act prohibiting futures trading in onions, a regulation that remains in effect today. However

  2. Don’t Blame Speculators


    Fri, 8 Jun 2012

    futures traders were responsible for falling onion prices, so they lobbied an up-and-coming Michigan Congressman named Gerald Ford to push through a law banning all futures trading in onions. The law still stands.” According to Perry’s calculations

  3. How China Drives the Global Economy


    Tue, 1 Nov 2011

    post-World War II era, according to a report published by GaveKal Research. The last time markets rallied so strongly, Gerald Ford had recently moved into the White House and Muhammad Ali “rumbled in the jungle” with George Foreman. A few weeks back

  4. Myth of the Third Year Effect Confirmed


    Fri, 25 Feb 2011

    Bush 13.92% 1974 R. Nixon/G. Ford -29.81% 2007 George W. Bush 5.60% 1975 Gerald Ford 28.42% 2008 George W. Bush -36.09% 1976 Gerald Ford 18.22% 2009 Barack Obama 22.57% 1977 Jimmy Carter -11.12% 2010 Barack Obama

  5. Hilltop Continues to Sit on Cash


    Fri, 28 Mar 2008

    Billionaire investor Gerald J . Ford , who now effectively controls Hilltop Holdings HTH, bought and sold shares of embattled savings and loan Downey Financial DSL

  6. We're Unsure of Hilltop's Strategy


    Thu, 27 Dec 2007

    14. Downey's shares are now around $32. Although Hilltop made nearly $4 million on the trade and its Chairman Gerald J . Ford has made a fortune buying and selling savings and loans, we're not sure what he sees in Downey's assets or what

  7. Hilltop under Review


    Wed, 21 Nov 2007

    our fair value estimate slightly. Hilltop is effectively controlled by its board chairman, billionaire investor Gerald J . Ford , who made his fortune buying and selling thrift banks. The firm now consists of property/casualty insurer NLASCO

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