the officer encrypted the wrong transfer code
and the funds were returned by one of the correspondent banks.
The Trader will fix the mess and re-submit.
the (insert the title) has pneumonia (the flu, broke
his leg, had an accident, was mugged, whatever) and is in the hospital. The funds will
be disbursed as soon as he gets out.
the (insert the title)'s mother (father, uncle, sister, wife ...) is in the hospital (dead, heart-attack ...). The funds will be disbursed as soon as he gets back.
the bank is going through an annual audit
and/or a bank merger, so all transfers are temporarily frozen.
one of the investors/attorneys/whatever contacted the bank
and asked a lot of questions. The bank is angry and has
frozen the money or the disbursements.
the Trader has gone to an important banking
conference and the funds will be disbursed when he returns.
the SEC (FBI, Treasury Dept., Banking
Commission, whatever) is performing an unwarranted investigation
of the investment. Funds will be transferred as soon as
they are satisfied.
the Trader is in Europe (Asia, Middle
East, Moscow ...) trying to settle a problem caused by (any
number of things) and it may be a while before funds can be
there is no trading after about the middle of
November until the middle of January because those are not
international banking days for trading.
the currency market is down, the shifting
of the exchange
rate, the fall in the Japanese stock market, the
September 11th tragedy, the current recession, the imminent fall
of the Tower of Pisa, etc. has made conditions unfavorable for
profitable trading at the moment. We will have to wait
until international conditions are more favorable.
Our personal favorite: The fund is now full and we are not accepting any more applications.
The fund is now in the process of developing profits and disbursements will begin soon.