Marketswiki.com's official policies and guidelines are summarised below:
Marketswiki.com is an online open source encyclopedia about the capital, derivatives, environmental and OTC markets and is integrated into the content of the John Lothian Newsletter and Environmental Markets Newsletter. The content incorporates elements of general encyclopedias, specialized encyclopedias, almanacs and other resources.
We follow the Wikipedia model that all articles must follow a no original research policy and strive for accuracy; Like the popular Wikipedia site, Marketswiki.com "is not the place to insert personal opinions, experiences, or arguments."
Marketswiki.com is meant as an educational and informational site to foster greater understanding of the capital, derivatives, environmental and OTC markets. Marketswiki.com is not a dictionary.
Like Wikipedia, Marketswiki.com "has a neutral point of view, which means we strive for articles that advocate no single point of view." Through the paid subscribers participants of the John Lothian Newsletter and Environmental Markets Newsletter, we seek to include multiple points of view. Our focus is on accurate points of view, supporting it with outside sources. We want partipants to present citiations of verifiable and authoritative sources whenever possible, especially on contentious subjects.
When a conflict arises, we ask participants to hash out their differences in the page discussion area. Should there be continued controversy, a committee comprised of sponsor representatives will address the issue in the hopes or resolving it. Sometimes pages will be locked down in order to facilitate civil discussion and resolution of contentious issues.
Marketswiki.com is freely available to anyone with an browser and Internet connection. Only paid subscribers to the John Lothian Newsletter and Environmental Markets Newsletter are eligle to edit and contribute content directly to the wiki. As in Wikipedia, "all text is available under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) and may be distributed or linked accordingly. Recognize that articles can be changed by anyone and no individual controls any specific article; therefore, any writing you contribute can be mercilessly edited and redistributed at will by the community. Do not submit copyright infringements or works licensed in a way incompatible with the GFDL."
Marketswiki.com's core values are Transparency, Integrity and Fairnness. We want to bring greater transparency to the capital, derivatives, environmental and OTC markets through the building of Marketswiki.com. We ask participants to show their integrity in their contributions and to support their work with outside citations. We seek fairness by asking participants to be civil and to show their fellow contributors respect.
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