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Confessions from the Trading Desk: Coming Attractions…September Won’t Be Boring



For those involved in trading the fixed income markets, August is usually one of the more mundane months.  Issuance of new corporate debt slows down significantly since many global investment professionals are on vacation, forced two-week leaves, or holidays, which results in liquidity that is…

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Tiptoe through the Taper – A Novelty Song by ‘Big Ben’ Bernanke



Several Fed presidents, and “Big Ben” Bernanke himself, have been spending the last week or so trying to convince markets that their program of quantitative easing isn’t on the immediate chopping block and that any eventual tapering would be contingent on continued economic…

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