Category Archives: Bonds

Tit for Tat?

Was the recent $14 billion fine imposed by the DOJ on DB payback for the back tax issue involving Apple a few weeks ago? Continue reading

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Fixed Income?

Where is the yield? Continue reading

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Emerging Markets: 30 Years of Crisis. Part 3: The 2000s and beyond

This is the third and final installment of the series. We discuss Ecuador, Argentina and Venezuela in their journey through the 21st century. Continue reading

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Emerging Markets: 30 Years of Crisis. Part 2: The 1990s

Second installment of my 3-part series on Emerging Markets Continue reading

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Emerging Markets: 30 Years of Crisis. Part 1: The 1980s

The recent news of Argentina’s deal with holdout hedge funds has prompted me to put together a three-part series on Emerging Markets, and analyze this crises-laden asset class. Enjoy! Continue reading

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A Submerging Economy

7 years after the first Greek crisis, the government is putting forward a new set of austerity measures. Will it work this time? Continue reading

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Are Principal Protected Notes a Good Investment?

Let’s take a look at Principal Protected Notes and their suitability in the current interest rate climate Continue reading

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How Low Can You Go?

Central banks are running out of tools to affect their economies. Interest rates are already negative in two countries, while several treasuries have had negative yields for a while. Is this sustainable, and for how long? Continue reading

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The Crude Reality. Part 1

Low crude oil prices drive prices of everyday goods lower and put disposable income in the hands of the public. But there is a flip side. Continue reading

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