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  1. IGSquawk @IGSquawk 6m "Supercontango" back with a vengeance - nearly $4 spread between front two futures. MAY WTI 19.49 -9.4% JUN WTI 23.44 -6.6%
  2. The deaths per day for the last flu season looks too low but of course many die at home rather than in hospital. In the graph from the NHS below which looks at flu deaths per year from 2014 to 2019 and the dominant strain of flu for each year, deaths per year ranges between 10,000 and 14,000.
  3. IG operate a variable spread system and along with variable spreads comes variable minimum stops. Both are dependent on current market volatility, the increases could be just a few minutes or longer depending on particular market conditions.
  4. you need to go to the cash chart and the dropdown arrow next to the market name to pull up the futures charts.
  5. never seen anyone show it before, a key part of the calc is the libor short term interest rate that is not known until the end of the day plus there are the references to the futures market in the calc and that also changes daily.
  6. the calcs for commods is tricky, see here; https://www.ig.com/uk/help-and-support/spread-betting-and-cfds/fees-and-charges/why-is-overnight-funding-charged-and-how-is-it-calculated-
  7. homing in on Thursday's high;
  8. that's right, also download the add on apps pack from the IG mt4 web site as well, loads of good extras there, also see this vid;
  9. you're welcome, check your own countries version of this page; https://www.ig.com/uk/help-and-support/spread-betting-and-cfds/fees-and-charges/what-are-igs-indices-mt4-product-details
  10. yes please, immunity test kits, if you have corona antibodies you will be allowed to leave lockdown. If you have had flu this winter you may well pass this test but even if not you may have had corona and been asymptomatic. https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-germany-covid-19-immunity-certificates-testing-social-distancing-lockdown-2020-3?utmSource=twitter&utmContent=referral&utmTerm=topbar&referrer=twitter&r=US&IR=T
  11. Haha, Kevin Schofield @PolhomeEditor 4m PM's spokesman: "If a shop is allowed to remain open it will sell whatever items it has in stock.” Police being told by No10 to wind their neck in a bit. BBC News (UK) @BBCNews Small shops told Easter eggs are non-essential goods by police and local councils, trade body says bbc.in/2WQ5B0Z
  12. Old jug ears comes out of self isolation a week after testing positive to coronavirus you will all be much relieved to know. https://www.lbcnews.co.uk/uk-news/prince-charles-comes-out-of-self-isolation-after-c/
  13. 25 min vid from Axia Futures on trading volatility in the S&P new today;