Category Archives: NYMEX

Participated in NYMEX Open Outcry 2008 (Houston)

I just came back from Houston from the NYMEX OpenOutcry competition. This was phase 2 of the NYMEX Commodities challenge 2008. Earlier in the day, they announced the results of phase 1 which was the desktop trading event. I was … Continue reading

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Won 1st place in NYMEX Desktop trading (Final Results)

I am extremely happy to state that I was part of a team that stood 1st in the NYMEX Commodities Challenge 2008.In a competition that started out with 29 teams over 5 weeks, UTD Grad and UTD Undergrad teams ranked … Continue reading

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4th place finish in NYMEX Commodities Challenge 2008 (Round 1)

March 14, 2008 was the last day of the first round of the NYMEX Commodities Challenge 2008.I represented UTD Grad team in this competition. It is with great pride that I announce the results of the first round of the … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt from Commodities trading

I have been participating in the NYMEX Commodities challenge 2008.The standing as of March 12,2008 were posted here. I have learnt that trading futures contracts of commodities is not for the faint of heart. The markets are so volatile and … Continue reading

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NYMEX Trading competition

NYMEX is the world’s largest physical commodity futures exchange and the preeminent trading forum for energy and precious metals. The NYMEX trading competition is an annual event in which several universities around USA participate. It is organized in two phases. … Continue reading

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