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Lesson 29: The Rest of the Robot Family

On reflection, I have decided that it is best to name all of Mrs. B's robots before she starts trading. When Mrs. B is talking about "Zachary", I don't want to have to mention that Zachary trades only the Canadian Dollar and that he is always long. By establishing a table now, it will be easier to determine who is doing what once Mrs. B's begins to trade.

 

 

Robot's
Name
Robot's
Task
Jessica Trades only Swiss Francs and she is always long.
Andrew Trades only Swiss Francs and he is always short.
Daniel Trades only Eurodollars and he is always long.
Alyssa Trades only Eurodollars and she is always short.
Abigail Trades only Silver and she is always long.
Ryan Trades only Silver and he is always short.
Zachary Trades only Canadian Dollars and he is always long.
Kayla Trades only Canadian Dollars and she is always short.
Megan Trades only the NASDAQ and she is always long.
Anthony Trades only the NASDAQ and he is always short.
David Trades only Orange Juice and he is always long.
Taylor Trades only Orange Juice and she is always short.
Elizabeth Trades only US Dollars and she is always long.
Jonathan Trades only US Dollars and he is always short.
William Trades only Lumber and he is always long.
Makayla Trades only Lumber and she is always short.
Rachel Trades only Copper and she is always long.
James Trades only Copper and he is always short.
John Trades only Coffee and he is always long.
Jasmine Trades only Coffee and she is always short.
Olivia Trades only Japanese Yen and she is always long.
Alexander Trades only Japanese Yen and he is always short.
Justin Trades only Pork Bellies and he is always long.
Victoria Trades only Pork Bellies and she is always short.
Emma Trades only Soybean Oil and she is always long.
Jordan Trades only Soybean Oil and he is always short.
Noah Trades only Cotton and he is always long.
Anna Trades only Cotton and she is always short.
Rebecca Trades only British Pounds and she is always long.
Robert Trades only British Pounds and he is always short.
Brian Trades only Soybean Meal and he is always long.
Natalie Trades only Soybean Meal and she is always short.
Courtney Trades only Natural Gas and she is always long.
Jose Trades only Natural Gas and he is always short.
Steven Trades only Feeder Cattle and he is always long.
Lauren Trades only Feeder Cattle and she is always short.
Sydney Trades only Lean Hogs and she is always long.
Kyle Trades only Lean Hogs and he is always short.
Kevin Trades only Oats and he is always long.
Amanda Trades only Oats and she is always short.

I am going to simplify this by putting Mrs. B's robots in alphabetical order and listing the position each robot holds at any given time.

Robot's
Name
Robot's
Task
Abigail Is always long Silver.
Alexander Is always short the Japanese Yen.
Alexis Is always short Crude Oil.
Alyssa Is always short the Eurodollar.
Amanda Is always short Oats.
Andrew Is always short the Swiss Franc.
Anna Is always short Cotton.
Anthony Is always short the NASDAQ.
Ashley Is always short Cocoa.
Austin Is always short the S&P.
Brandon Is always short Live Cattle.
Brian Is always long Soybean Meal.
Brianna Is always long Wheat.
Christopher Is always short Gold.
Courtney Is always long Natural Gas.
Daniel Is always long the Eurodollar.
David Is always long Orange Juice.
Elizabeth Is always long the US Dollar.
Emily Is always long Corn.
Emma Is always long Soybean Oil.
Hailey Is always long Gold.
Hannah Is always long Live Cattle.
Jacob Is always short Corn.
James Is always short Copper.
Jasmine Is always short Coffee.
Jessica Is always long the Swiss Franc.
John Is always long Coffee.
Jonathan Is always short the US Dollar.
Jordan Is always short Soybean Oil.
Jose Is always short Natural Gas.
Joseph Is always long Crude Oil.
Joshua Is always long Cocoa.
Justin Is always long Pork Bellies.
Kaitlyn Is always long the S&P.
Kayla Is always short the Canadian Dollar.
Kevin Is always long Oats.
Kyle Is always short Lean Hogs.
Lauren Is always short Feeder Cattle.
Madison Is always short Treasury Bonds.
Makayla Is always short Lumber.
Matthew Is always short Wheat.
Megan Is always long the NASDAQ.
Michael Is always long Soybeans.
Natalie Is always short Soybean Meal.
Nicholas Is always long Sugar.
Noah Is always long Cotton.
Olivia Is always long the Japanese Yen.
Rachel Is always long Copper.
Rebecca Is always long the British Pound.
Robert Is always short the British Pound.
Ryan Is always short Silver.
Samantha Is always short Sugar.
Sarah Is always short Soybeans.
Steven Is always long Feeder Cattle.
Sydney Is always long Lean Hogs.
Taylor Is always short Orange Juice.
Tyler Is always long Treasury Bonds.
Victoria Is always short Pork Bellies.
William Is always long Lumber.
Zachary Is always long the Canadian Dollar.

You may print this table and set it aside for future use. When Mrs. B starts her trading and refers to robots Sarah or Olivia or Daniel, a quick glance at this list will tell you that she is talking about the positions her robots hold in soybeans, the Japanese Yen or the Eurodollar.  

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Bruce Gould

 

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