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Rate Outlook: This Fixed Income Expert Says: “Lower For…

MarketsMuse update courtesy of debt capital markets desk notes distributed to clients of boutique brokerdealer Mischler Financial under the banner "Quigley's Corner". Mischler Financial, the financial industry's oldest and largest minority firm owned/operated by Service-Disabled Veterans received the 2015 Wall Street Letter Award for Best Research/BrokerDealer. [caption id="attachment_2881" align="alignleft" width="150"]…Read More

8 March, 2015
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This Way To Emerging Market Debt..Global Macro Opinion

MarketsMuse fixed income and global macro update courtesy of extract from blog post at II’s blog by James Craige, the head of emerging-markets debt at Stone Harbor Investment Partners in New York. Two years of challenged returns, and high volatility, by emerging-markets local currency debt has prompted questions from investors.…Read More

8 March, 2015
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Euro Bond Issuers and The Rate Race To Sub-Zero

MarketsMuse.com fixed income coverage profiling below zero interest rates being offered on a growing assortment of freshly-minted European corporate bonds, as well as sovereign debt issues is courtesy of extract from WSJ story by Josie Cox, Ben Edwards and Anupreeta Das. Investors snapped up a half-billion euros of French utility…Read More

5 March, 2015
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Bond ETFs Are Growing At Fastest Pace On Record

MarketMuse update profiles the billions of dollars that have flowed into bond ETFs over the past few years and an in depth look at the reasoning behind it courtesy of the Wall Street Journal . Institutions are piling into exchange-traded bond funds at the fastest pace on record, driven by forces…Read More

3 March, 2015
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Investors Use of Corporate Bond ETFs On The Rise

MarketsMuse.com blog update courtesy of press release from Tabb Group and profiles new research report focused on institutional investors’ growing use of corporate bond ETFs. NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In new research examining accelerating growth in the corporate bond exchange-traded fund (ETF) market, which has seen assets under management (AuM)…Read More

2 March, 2015
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New Rules: SEC Set to Level Playing Field for…

Are you beginning to wonder why there is an avalanche of news stories profiling corporate bond ETFs? As we’ve posted here at MarketsMuse.com, one good reason might be rising concerns that when interest rates tick up and bond prices tick down, there could be a rush to the exits on…Read More

2 March, 2015
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Corporate Bond ETFs and Liquidity: A Looming Black Swan…

MarketsMuse update inspired by yesterday’s column by Tom Lydon/ETFtrends.com and smacks at the heart of what certain “bomb throwers” believe could be a Black Swan event, albeit an event that may not be driven by a global crisis or surprise economic event. The event in question will, in theory, take…Read More

27 February, 2015

Bond Guru Gundlach Launches Actively-Traded Bond ETF

MarketsMuse update profiling the debut of bond guru and DoubleLine Capital’s founder Jeff Gundlach’s first foray into the ETF space is courtesy of ETF.com.The SPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF (TOTL) is launching today (Tuesday, Feb. 24). The $TOTL exchange-traded fund invests in just about every type of debt security,…Read More

24 February, 2015
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And The Winner of “World’s Fastest Growing Asset Class”…

Below is courtesy of Feb 23 commentary from "Quigley's Corner", aka debt capital market observations from Mischler Financial Group's Head of Fixed Income Syndicate, Ron Quigley. Mischler Financial Group is also an award winner; a panel of industry judges assembled by financial industry publication Wall Street Letter voted to award…Read More

23 February, 2015
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Rate Hike? When??

MarketsMuse.com update courtesy of extract from Feb 16 CNBC reporting by Alex Rosenberg [caption id="attachment_2844" align="alignleft" width="150"] Alex Rosenberg, CNBC[/caption] There's a major debate brewing in the financial markets, and it concerns the most important potential event of the year for stocks and bonds alike: the timing of a Federal…Read More

17 February, 2015
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Chapter 5: Electronic Corporate Bond Trading—Do I See a…

Same story, different day..’electronifying the corporate bond market’. . Folks have been looking for this Holy Grail for the past 20 years..That’s right..other than Bloomberg’s 1990’s system, a company named BondNet was the first to launch a web-based platform. That was an independent IDB platform created by some very innovative…Read More

12 February, 2015
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$AAPL Swiss Bond Deal-Slicing Through the Jibber Jabber With…

MarketsMuse update profiling Apple, Inc. ($AAPL) Swiss bond issuance is courtesy of extract from a.m. edition of Rareview Macro LLC's "Sight Beyond Sight." The commentary on Apple Inc. (symbol: AAPL) and Swiss franc (CHF) below is certainly a rare view, simply because most professionals are still trying to decipher the…Read More

10 February, 2015
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Fixed Income Guru Says This About Interest Rate Outlook-

[caption id="attachment_2790" align="alignleft" width="150"] Ron Quigley, Mischler Financial Group[/caption] MarketsMuse fixed income fix for Feb 5 is courtesy of Industry Veteran and debt capital markets guru Ron Quigley, Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income Syndicate for Mischler Financial Group, the sell-side's first and foremost investment bank/institutional brokerage boutique that…Read More

5 February, 2015
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Electronic Trading of Corporate Bonds: Buy-Side Says: Don’t Fix…

Marketsmuse.com continues coverage of corporate bond electronic trading initiatives with outtake courtesy of coverage by Traders Magazine and column authored by Wall Street & Technology's Ivy Schmerken. MM editor note: Since it was our chief honcho who coined the phrase "electronification of markets" 20 years ago, we're also the first…Read More

3 February, 2015
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Crude Oil, Contango and Confusion; Global Macro View

MarketsMuse provides below extracts from Feb 2 edition of Rareview Macro's Sight Beyond Sight as a courtesy to our readers. The entire edition of today's SBS newsletter is available via the link below. [caption id="attachment_2349" align="alignleft" width="150"] Neil Azous, Rareview Macro[/caption] Professionals Taking Move in Crude Oil Seriously...Concern Over Deeper…Read More

2 February, 2015
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Fixed Income Trading Technology Part 5-RVQB Throws Hat in…

MarketMuse update courtesy of repurpose from Brokerdealer.com, originally from Traders Magazine, one of the sell-side’s  top publications. Quantitative Brokers and RiskVal have formed a partnership to create and deliver a fixed income trading platform, called RVQB. The new sellside bond trading platform "combines powerful real-time analytics with seamless access to QB algorithms for…Read More

29 January, 2015
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Here We Go Again: OpenBondX Proposes Launch of Another…

While contemplating today’s news release profiling the proposed launch of the latest corporate bond electronic trading platform “OpenBondX,” MarketsMuse senior editors respectfully borrow Yogi Berra’s best line  “"It's like déjà vu all over again." But for those too young to remember that most famous Yankee, we’ll toss you a softball: “Here we…Read More

28 January, 2015
Corporate Bond ETF Transparency

Corporate Bond ETFs: Trading Underlying Issues Is Not So…

Greenwich Associates study reveals difficulty in executing corporate bond trades; Transparency and Liquidity are Lacking MarketsMuse update courtesy of extract from Jan 23 Wall Street Letter, followed by our own comments (thanks to our Exec Editor’s providing more than average knowledge of corporate bond trading and the assortment of electronic…Read More

24 January, 2015