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Goldman Sachs just rang up one of its best quarters in investment banking

It wasn’t as bad as some expected.

In a quarter when most banks (except for Morgan Stanley) have had some truly terrible results, Goldman Sachs  290 more words

U.S. Treasury STRIPS - The Naked Truth

At KCS, we have been sharing ideas with plan sponsors to reconfigure their existing fixed income exposure into an enhanced asset allocation framework that might just stabilize a plan’s funded status and contribution costs.  362 more words

Bond investing today

Bond investing in today’s ultra-low rate environment has many investors frustrated and many professionals worried. Why? Because once interest rates start going up, the value of existing bonds goes down. 204 more words

Financial Planning

Fixed Income Algo trading strategies

A few interesting tit-bits on Fixed Income Algo trading strategies:
- Algo-based bond strategies include but are not limited to trading on price discrepancies between Treasury cash bonds offered on the major IDB platforms and Treasury futures on futures exchanges… 114 more words

Algo Trading

Gold and inflation

Inflation expectations are falling, as suggested by a weaker gold price and treasury yields. The Dollar, however, is also weakening in response to low interest rates and should provide some support for precious metal prices. 222 more words

Spot Gold

Fixed Income in today's market

Where do you start with this one. This has to be the most frustrating topic in the investment world today. Investors arent earning the income they used to, financial advisers cant find products that make enough money for their clients to sell to them and mutual funds cant seem to keep a product from losing money each time the FED blows its nose. 1,550 more words

Fixed Income

JPMorgan's results don't bode well for Citigroup

If you thought JPMorgan’s earnings were rough, brace yourself for Citigroup’s first-quarter results, which are due Monday.

Released today, JPMorgan’s results (as well as… 238 more words