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Basic Engy Svcs Inc New 7.75% | Maturity:2019

Basic Energy Services is an oilfield services company founded back in 1992 when the price of crude was $20. The recent move in oil from $95 to $75 has caused a bit of a panic in the company’s bonds, which I view as a buying opportunity. 137 more words

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The Problem with Volatility Investing

Volatility is back. And it has not gone unnoticed. As the VIX index spiked to above 25 for the first time since June 2012, US equities plunged 8% since the beginning of September. 1,012 more words

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