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Hedge Fund Honcho Behind Crowdfund for Veterans Education

Marathon Asset Management CEO Bruce Richards Leads Crowdfund Campaign for "Veterans Education Challenge" Hedge Fund Honcho Will Match $1mm Raised via Crowdfunding Platform CrowdRise (RaiseMoney.com) For those Wall Street sharks and finance industry wonks who haven’t yet received the memo about crowdfunding, you might want to dial in to hedge…Read More

13 November, 2015
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How One Wall St Firm Honors Veterans Day

9 November (BrokerDealer.com)--Broker-Dealer Mischler Financial Group (“Mischler”) , the securities industry’s oldest minority investment bank and institutional brokerage owned and operated by Service-Disabled Veterans announced that in connection with the firm’s annual recognition of Veteran’s Day, Mischler has pledged a portion of the firm’s entire November 2015 profits to The…Read More

9 November, 2015
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The Fed Really Wants to Lower Interest Rates-Here’s Why..

While 99% of market pundits have been busy for the past months laying odds and making bets as to precisely when and how much the Fed will raise interest rates, a small universe of Fed Watchers have picked up on a surprising nuance that few seasoned market experts have even…Read More

14 October, 2015

Classic Counter-Trend Tuesday; You Date Equities But Marry Credit

"To put it bluntly, what headline writers or traders are selling you today is a load of bollocks." Neil Azous, Rareview Macro LLC When global macro guru Neil Azous of Rareview Macro appeared on CNBC midday yesterday, MarketsMuse curators had already absorbed and relayed his recent views about energy prices,…Read More

6 October, 2015
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Risk Takers Cry Out In Terror-A Rareview With Sight…

Professional Investment Community Cries Out in Agony and They Don’t Yet Know Exactly Why MarketsMuse Strike Price and Global Macro curators voted the Oct 5 edition of global macro advisory firm Rareview Macro's Sight Beyond Sight the best read of the week. Yes, its only Monday, but those who follow…Read More

5 October, 2015
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Why Glencore is Going to Cause Gas- A Global…

MarketsMuse news curators have spotted dozens of commentaries from leading equities and debt market pundits opining about global mining giant Glencore. There is only one comment that offered a truly rare view that struck a chord, and it is courtesy of this morning's edition of global macro newsletter "Sight Beyond…Read More

28 September, 2015

Watch Out Wall Street-The Big Short is Coming

For Wall Street bankers and brokers who have been in the business since at least the early 2000's and are still working on the Street, and who think you've already been pilloried plenty for the work you do, watch out, former Lehman broker-turned best-selling author Michael Lewis ("Liar's Poker", "Money…Read More

23 September, 2015

The Volcano Trade, Vontae Mack and VXX

MarketsMuse Global Macro merges with Strike Price seers with sage excerpt from 18 Sept edition of "Sight Beyond Sight", the daily newsletter published by global macro think tank Rareview Macro and authored by Managing Member Neil Azous and rising star Michael Sedacca...For fans of the film Draft Day, this excerpt…Read More

18 September, 2015
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Wanted: Fed-Watching Pundits: Requirement: Coin-Tossing Skills

MarketsMuse editors were relieved yesterday after the Fed announcement for two reasons; the first being we were reminded that at least half of Wall Street's Fed-watching pundits who get paid big bucks to predict events can be replaced by anyone who can flip a coin, as half of the pundits…Read More

18 September, 2015

Global Macro-Contrarian Says: Laundry List for Long European Equities

MarketsMuse Global Macro curators always look for substantive and objective observations from outlets that are truly substantial within the context of presenting thoughts and comments from experts followed by the most discerning investors. With that in mind, we salute the folks at UK-based Substantive Research for this morning's note, which…Read More

16 September, 2015

Investment Grade Credit Spreads Are Saying…MarketsMuse

Most sophisticated investors, whether Tier 1 institutional investment managers, 'top minds' across the sell-side, or the truly savvy, self-directed types should all agree that fixed income market signals, and investment grade credit spreads in particular are a prelude to what equities market can expect to happen. Whether the 'lag time'…Read More

10 September, 2015

Oh My! RIAs: Forbes Advisor Playbook iConference-Sep 17-CE and…

For RIAs who want to be smarter (and at the same time, earn CFP and CE credits, MarketsMuse points you to the Sept 17, Forbes Advisor Playbook iConference. Why? Well for one, Shark Tank shark extraordinaire Kevin O'Reilly a newbie ETF Issuer of exchanged-traded funds firm "O'Shares"  (whose first product…Read More

9 September, 2015

Global Macro Rareview: ETF Investors and The Ivy Portfolio

If the second shoe is actually falling as US (and all other) equities markets appear to indicate this morning, MarketsMuse ETF and Global Macro editors were stimulated by having Sight Beyond Sight with this morning's coffee, courtesy of Rareview Macro's Neil Azous. Of particular interest, Azous points to Mebane Faber’s…Read More

1 September, 2015
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Market Mayhem: A Rare View From Global Macro Guru

One needs to have 'been there and seen that' for at least twenty years in order to have been "loaded for bear" in advance of this morning's equities market rout. At least one of the folks who MarketsMuse has profiled during the past many months meets that profile; and those…Read More

24 August, 2015
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Into Africa: Exchanges To Cross-List Local ETFs

When investors think about ETFs, most are focused on the nearly 2000 products that trade within US markets and leading countries in the EU; few realize that Africa is no longer just a ‘Frontier Market’, and some go as far to argue that Africa (once again?) represents a burgeoning investment…Read More

18 August, 2015

Global Macro Think Tank Rate Hike Hedge: A Rareview…

Within the context of continuous guessing as to the outlook for a rate hike, and how to hedge fixed income portfolios accordingly, getting a strong fix on fixed income strategies has proven to be a challenge for a vast majority of professional investors during the past 24-26 months, many of…Read More

3 August, 2015

GlobalMacro Rare View: Fixed Income Market Flashing Recession Alert?

MarketsMuse Global Macro and Fixed Income desks converge to share extract from 23 July edition of Rareview Macro commentary via its newsletter "Sight Beyond Sight". For those not following the corporate bond market, most experts will tell you the equities markets follow the bond market--which in turn is a historical…Read More

24 July, 2015
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FinTech Helps Power Bull Market For Unbundled Research

Disruptive Unbundlers, Securities Industry Untouchables, Fintech Aficionados and Innovative Altruists seek to level the investment research playing field, inspiring a bull market for independent research distribution channels, start-ups and disruptive schemes. Investment research and expert ideas, whether within the context of equities analysis or global macro perspective, has long been…Read More

16 July, 2015