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Bond Market Issues and potential solutions

Bond market issues and potential solutions

There are many worries with regard to the bond market and some of the investments that are held by many investment firms. 563 more words

Fixed Income

A Brief Look at CBA PERLS VII

CBA recently issued the prospectus (available here) for their new $2 billion capital raising venture, CBA PERLS VII, due to be listed on the ASX in early October 2014. 281 more words


Portfolio Deferred Income Annuity

The Portfolio Deferred Income Annuity is a unique product to Northwestern Mutual with a patent pending on the product. The product is currently only available in the qualified world but Northwestern Mutual is hoping for a non-qualified version of the product to be released around October. 515 more words


Jackson Hole ... let the games begin

CLIFF NOTES: folks, follow this link to catch up on the Fixed Income story: http://bartscharts.com//?s=fixed+income

CLIFF NOTES 2: this is a tough one … the pattern in the fixed income market (30 year) failed and has gone much higher//the pattern on TBT failed.   219 more words

Secular stagnation?

Economic recovery after the Great Recession has been disappointing.

Employment levels remain low. Official unemployment figures ignore the declining participation rate. Employment levels, in the 25 to 54 age group, for males remain roughly 6%, and females 5%, below their previous peaks. 724 more words

US & Canada

[Fixed Income] Introduction to Fixed Income Valuation

Asset valuation accounts for considerable share in the CFA Program’s knowledge pool, so here at this post we’d like to delineate main principles to fixed-income instruments’ valuation with some small examples to master the calculating skills. 933 more words