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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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MarketsMuse -Timing of ABIBB for SABLN Deal

Guest Contributor and fixed income markets muse Ron Quigley, Managing Director of Fixed Income Syndicate for diversity firm Mischler Financial Group offers a Glass of Insight to the likely timing of the ABBIB acquisition of SABLN (AnheuserBusch proposed takeover of brewer SAB Miller). Below commentary is an extract from 15…Read More

16 October, 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
Mischler Rates Trader Glen Capelo (l), Duke University Coach K Krzyzewski (c) Mischler CEO Dean Chamberlain (r)

This BrokerDealer Continues to Help Lead The Way

MarketsMuse extends a warm salute to the nation's oldest and largest minority brokerdealer owned and operated by service-disabled military veterans in connection with the following news announcement.. Oct 5 2015–Stamford, CT and Newport Beach CA–Mischler Financial Group, Inc., the financial industry’s oldest and largest institutional brokerage and investment bank owned…Read More

6 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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Corporate Bond Market-Balancing on a Knife Edge

MarketsMuse Fixed Income Update "Corporate Bond Market- Balancing on a Knife Edge" is courtesy of extract from the 10.02.15 weekend edition of "Quigley's Corner", a daily synopsis of the investment grade corporate bond market and rates trading space authored by Ron Quigley, Managing Director of investment bank and institutional brokerage…Read More

3 October, 2015
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LiquidNet: Make Corporate Bond Trading More Liquid [For Buyside…

Many fixed income folks are lamenting about liquidity in the corporate bond market. LiquidNet, the institutional trading platform is determined to make corporate bond trading more liquid..for the buyside. Just when you thought e-bond trading for corporate bonds was a never ending pipe dream... Liquidnet Launches Fixed Income Dark Pool…Read More

30 September, 2015

Is London the New FinTech Capital? Cheers!

The FinTech aka financial technology revolution continues to advance across the financial industry landscape, as dozens of startups from block chain to bond trading initiatives work towards securing a presence within the institutional financial services ecosystem. And, as profiled in a brilliant column this week from Institutional Investor spotlighted by…Read More

30 September, 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
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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

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

Leveraged ETF, ETP and Risk-Parity Schemes: Caveat Emptor

In the wake of recent weeks' volatility and pricing dislocations across the exchanged-traded product space, news media and Mutual Fund marketers are having a field day putting the feet to the fire--and those toes being torched are connected to the universe of juiced-up and levered ETF and ETN products, as…Read More

9 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
marketsmuse cites global macro guru neil azous of rareview macro re august 2015 equities market rout

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

News Alert: SEC Set To Hit Pimco With Wells…

Bond giant Pacific Investment Management Co. aka Pimco said Monday that it received a Wells Notice from the SEC and the firm could be sued by the country’s top securities regulator over how it valued assets in ETF $BOND, one of its most popular exchange-traded bond funds aimed at small…Read More

3 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