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The Magic of Round Numbers Explained

My Twitter timeline has been held hostage by the number ‘2000’ for days now. The S&P 500 index just broke this ‘magic’ threshold for the first time in history and investors got pretty anxious on the way up. 709 more words

FINANCIAL MARKETS

Week End Blog – Tumbling Stocks, Growth Spikes and Yield Reversals

Coincidence or credible warning signal? Whatever it was, the fact is that high yield bonds sold off way before equities got crushed this week. This week is no done yet, but, based on future data, the S&P 500 index is down almost 3% since last Friday. 553 more words

FINANCIAL MARKETS

Week End Blog – High Yield Shivers, Rate Conundrums and Poker Profits

It long seemed endless, the powerful rally in high yield bonds. But investors grew more cautious in recent weeks, pushing the prices of high yield bonds down. 588 more words

FINANCIAL MARKETS