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Negative Yields Versus Negative Coupon Rates

There is a big difference between a bond with a negative yield to maturity than a bond with a negative coupon rate.   Many in the market conflate the two. We are searching for bonds that pay a negative coupon rate.  … Continue reading

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Can Treasury Issue An Additional $1 trn At These Fake Yields?

A question has been nagging us for some time.  If the current sovereign yields are repressed and fake, many of which are negative, can the borrowers issue any significant amount of new debt at these current yields?   Especially to long-term … Continue reading

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Stress Testing Apple

Goldman finally getting around to stress testing Apple as the trade war escalates.  They are out today warning Apple is in a world of hurt if China targets the iPhone maker in the trade war. The U.S.-China trade war could … Continue reading

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QOTD: Go Josh!

QOTD:  Quote of the Day The bond market is dumb as a rock. It’s a trillion dollars a year being shoveled into three ETFs by financial advisors and bank tellers. Your “signals" haven’t worked in a decade, try a fortune … Continue reading

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Quarter In Review – March 28

Summary Big bounce in all assets after the Q4/December downdraft Global bond yields way down on global deflation panic as $11 trillion in global bonds now have negative yields The Power of Zero (yields) has driven stocks up with China … Continue reading

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Global Risk Monitor – March 29

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Week In Review – March 22

Summary Big move in 10-year yields fueled by dovish Fed and ugly German economic data German 10-year Bund yields crossed into negative territory Turkey and Brazil bond yields blow out on currency weakness and Brazil’s political risk we spoke about … Continue reading

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Global Risk Monitor – March 22

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Week In Review – March 15

Summary Bond yields mostly lower on the week as global growth expectations ratchet downward and yield chasing back in vogue, led by Brazil Credit spreads tighter led by lower-tier credits Major Latin FX rebounds after a few weeks of weakness … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s (Maweyn Succat) Day!

Another Blast From The Past (BFTP).  Hard to believe this was seven years ago. Happy St. Patrick’s (Maweyn Succat) Day! St. Patrick, Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day. Simple, right? The man wasn’t even Irish! He was actually born in Britain around the … Continue reading

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