Tag Archive: BIOSENSORS INVESTMENTS 4.875% 01/2017

Bonds In Conversation : Missing the Forest For the Trees

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How did we miss the forest for the trees ? The best performing asset in the world this week would be Bitcoins which are up 50%. The talk is that China has just… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Sorry America And Thank You.

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What does one expect to gain by saying this ? “I can only say: I’m sorry, America. As a former Federal Reserve official, I was responsible for executing the centerpiece program of the… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Rejoice, Revel & Reap The ShutDown

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Caveat emptor : Non Americans only The shut down has been good for the rest of the world. Equities and credit markets are holding more than steady. Bonds are outperforming, even high yields… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Fed With A Heart For How Long ?

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“America’s companies, from Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Verizon Communications Inc., are saving about $700 billion in interest payments with the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented stimulus.” http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-17/bernanke-saves-companies-700-billion-as-apple-to-verizon-borrow.html We have not counted what the rest of… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Survival of The Fittest

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Largest Bond Deal Ever In History Verizon (Baa1/BBB+/A-) Sells $49b in 8-Part Offering, Largest Bond Deal Ever Verizon’s deal tops Apple’s 6-part, $17b offering. $4.25b 3Y fixed sold at+165bps $2.25 3Y FRN sold… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : When It Rains, It Floods

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I have floods on my mind though I have not mustered the courage to step foot outside yet for the entire day. The 10Y US treasury note suffered a nasty tumble yesterday, led… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : War Games

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  An interesting observation from the recent wars is that they start in March. http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/images/user3303/imageroot/2013/08-2/20130828_war.jpg So the west is going to war with Syria/Russia. https://tradehaven.net/market/ad-hoc-commentary-the-many-short-term-benefits-of-restarting-the-cold-war-through-syria/ India is grappling with a currency war this… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : The Day The Music Died (Updated)

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  I have a personal signal for market distress. 2nd hand Lamborghinis for sale. In the recent month, we have seen the listings jump a few fold. Someone told me long ago that… Continue reading

Which SGD Bonds Have Widened And Which Haven’t (Amended)

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Decided to do some stats for the 2013 SGD corp issues. Out of the 87 or so issues this year, about 45 are under 100, another 24 trading above 100 and the rest,… Continue reading

SGD New Issue Alert : Ezion SGD 5Y

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Issuer:    Ezion Holdings Limited Status:    Direct, unconditional, unsubordinated and unsecured Notes Rating:    Unrated Format:   Reg S, S274 & 275 of Singapore SFA Tenure:     5 Years Issue Size:  TBD Payment:  Semi-annual, actual/365 (fixed) Details:  … Continue reading