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Balyasny Asset Management Trading Bonds Before Jobs Report

Balyasny Asset Management Trading Bonds Before Jobs Report

Buying bonds ahead of U.S. payrolls is a trade that Balyasny Asset Management has been feasting on, according to a mid-December fund strategy document reviewed by ValueWalk. Balyasny notes Federal Reserve under pressure Colin Lancaster, the fund’s senior managing director, […]

Retail Investor Optimism Index Hits Seven-Year High

Retail Investor Optimism Index Hits Seven-Year High

Market top sign? A December 17th article from polling and demographic research firm Gallup highlights that optimism about investing and retirement among Americans continues to improve. Of note, this survey was taken before the recent pre-Christmas stock market swoon. The […]

Goldman Sachs Files For A Slew Of New ETFs

Goldman Sachs Files For A Slew Of New ETFs

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) has filed with the SEC to set up a number of new alternative exchange-traded funds, including six funds named “ActiveBeta” and five hedge fund-themed funds. The new funds will be passively managed and comprised of international […]

The CBO Takes On Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Reform

The CBO Takes On Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Reform

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released a report analyzing the expected costs and consequences of the main alternatives to Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me (OTCBB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac / Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp (OTCBB:FMCC). […]

More Upside than Downside in Oil

More Upside than Downside in Oil

More Upside than Downside in Oil by Jon Ruff, AllianceBernstein A combination of factors has driven oil prices down since midyear, and while oil prices could fall further in the next couple of months, we think they’re likely to rebound […]

Banks Prepare For LCR Final Rule

Banks Prepare For LCR Final Rule

The Final Rule for the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) is will go into effect in just a couple of weeks, and while it won’t be fully phased-in for a couple of years, large banks have to start dealing with a […]