Posts tagged ‘corporate bonds’

Investors’ Bond Binge May Cause DB Accounting Hangovers



When the ball dropped over Times Square to ring in 2014, defined benefit (DB) plan sponsors with calendar fiscal years were in a partying mood. For the first time since the financial crisis, corporate bond rates ended the year significantly higher than where they started, sharply reducing pension…

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Themes in Credit and a Feeling of Deja Vu



As my second session of the day ended at the Milken Global Conference, I was struck by both the great insights that I’d heard and by a certain feeling of deja vu. This panel discussion, led by Michael Milken himself, was titled “Credit Markets: What’s Next.” With panelists from some of the…

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