Co-host of 'What'd You Miss?' on BloombergTV. Editor at @markets. Fan of poker, chess, handball, country music, and Chinese food.

S&P: All That Bond Market Illiquidity is Bad for Bond Funds, But Not Banks

bloomberg.com — Standard & Poor's, the credit rating agency, has just published new research on the changing structure of the corporate bond market and its effect on on a wide variety of financial entities. Bankers, regulators and investors have long been complaining that the ability to buy and sell in the bond market without impacting the prices of securities has deteriorated in the aftermath of the financial crisis.

Something New on Bloomberg TV: 'What'd You Miss?'

bloomberg.com — Today at Bloomberg, we're launching something new: A daily TV show at the close of the U.S. market titled 'What'd You Miss?' that will be hosted by Alix Steel and myself. Basically, Alix and I are obsessed with financial markets and market data, and every day we'll tell you about what we saw and why it's interesting.

Roubini Says Rally Is A "Dead Cat Bounce"

businessinsider.com — We'll admit to being a bit perplexed at Nouriel Roubini's personal investment strategy and how it compares to the advice he gives on the pages of his RGE Monitor. Last we heard, Dr. Doom was 100% long, and invested in index funds. That was apparently true as recently as February, when it was reported in the Financial Times.

Clusterstock: You Ask, We Answer- 10/29/09

businessinsider.com — Do You Believe In The Future Dominance Of America? Or Do You Think We Are Kaput? Why Is Government Allowed To Run And Dominate Flood Insurance While There's Resistance About A Public Option For Health Insurance? Are You A Dog Person? Did You Ever Consider That This Is An OVERSUPPLY Crisis?

Eurogroup Day, China Rebound, U.S. GDP

bloomberg.com — Greek drama, U.S. data and another leg up in China. Here are some of the things people will be talking about today. Did you think it was going to be easy for Greece and its creditors to close a deal? Please. The Eurogroup is meeting in Brussels today in hopes of finally locking down a Greek aid deal.

Here's a Bond Backed by Dirty Laundry

bloomberg.com — Coming soon to markets: a bond deal backed by ... dirty laundry? The $400 million of asset-backed securities (ABS) from Alliance Laundry Systems is the latest example of wacky assets being bundled into bonds that are then put up for sale to yield-hungry investors.

Investors in Big Bond Funds Should Know About These Three Things

bloomberg.com — Bloomberg's Miles Weiss reports on Thursday that Pimco's Total Return Fund (TRF) had a pretty nifty way of mitigating the impact of Bill Gross's departure late last year.

These Charts Show the Astounding Growth in Emerging Market Corporate Bonds

bloomberg.com — While the size of the U.S. corporate bond market has jumped from $5.9 trillion in 2009 to $7 trillion. at the end of last year, the debt sold by companies in emerging markets has been selling at an even faster clip.

Here's How Big of a Deal the World Cup Is to Qatar

bloomberg.com — Qatar's stock exchange has fallen more than four percent in the last two days, since the arrest of nine top officials at soccer's global governing body on Wednesday morning. The criminal charges are just one part of a wide-ranging corruption probe at FIFA, that includes a Swiss investigation into bribery related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, the latter of which will be hosted in Qatar.

The Canadian Economy Might Not Be Able To Ride America's Coat Tails This Time

bloomberg.com — Emanuella Enenajor, Canada and U.S. economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, has some bad news for the Canadian economy. In light of the collapse in oil prices, she says, Canada is relying on a resurgent U.S. economy in order to provide a boost to exports and spur investment in activities that aren't related to commodities.
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Jul 05, 2015

RT @YiannisBab: I agree with this totally. RT "A default shouldn't force Greece out of the euro. @Clive_Crook bv.ms/1FPSGrR via @BV"

Jul 05, 2015

RT @AmbroseEP: Agree with every word Bloomberg's @clive_crook . Creditor narrative on Greece "an outrageous passel of distortion" bloombergview.com/articles/2015-…

Jul 05, 2015

RT @RaoulRuparel: #Varoufakis after casting ballot - Greek people have chance to decide on final ultimatum of #Eurogroup. Time of hope for Europe & #Greece

Jul 05, 2015

RT @dgatopoulos: "Democracy is a very fragile flower that needs to be preserved" _ Yanis Varoufakis #Greece pic.twitter.com/JVux6ZmC20

Jul 04, 2015

@shaneferro maybe an overwhelming yes vote would. If it's narrow, then who knows.

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