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March Madness goes to market

Commodities traders to buy, sell on NCAA tourney

By John Powers
Globe Staff / March 16, 2005

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When the opening bell sounds at the stock and commodities exchanges around the country tomorrow morning, the traders will be buying and selling the usual products -- crude oil, gold, Treasuries, the S&P 500 index. Off the floor, after the close, they'll also be shorting Duke, going long on Kansas, buying back Pitt, and dumping Alabama. When March Madness begins, ... (Full article: 1458 words)

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