Tag: Bond market

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Are You Prepared For The New Global Bond Market?

During the fourth quarter of 2016, a sharp increase in global bond yields was accompanied by a strong rotation in equities, as investors transferred money away from defensive stocks towards more cyclical areas. At the same time, global inflation has […]

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Jeff Klingelhofer & Nicholos Venditti – Bond Risk

Just about everywhere you look, America is awash in debt. U.S. households recently set a new record of indebtedness, $12.7 trillion, more than they owed at the height of the credit bubble in 2008. But context is everything.  As last […]

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Markets As A Range Of Reasonable Opinions

The following is from The Philosopher in Drobny’s classic The Invisible Hands (emphasis mine): Some people can trade markets using only numbers, prices on a screen but this approach does not work for me. The numbers have to mean something […]

The Start Of The Matter

The Start Of The Matter

Of all virtues to which we must ultimately aspire, forgiveness demands the most of our souls. In our naivety, we may fancy ourselves man or woman enough to absolve those who have wronged us. But far too often, we find our pool […]

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The Five-Tool Bond Market

Willie Mays, Duke Snider and Ken Griffey, Jr. It’s no secret that these bigger than life baseball players are all Hall of Fame legends. But what about Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels? Or the Pittsburg Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen or Carlos […]

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Puerto Rico: How To Play Hardball With Bondholders

How much of its more than $8 billion in debt can the essentially bankrupt Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority pay back? A federal oversight board appointed four months ago to supervise debt restructuring for the entire Puerto Rican government offered […]