Tag Archive: DODD FRANK ACT

Bonds In Conversation : Bond Market Winter

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AAA bonds giving 25% returns ? Yes. You got it. US 30 year treasuries would be a tough act to beat this year. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-11/u-s-30-year-bonds-head-for-best-year-since-2011-before-auction.html Chart of my favourite TLT US ETF that is… Continue reading

Bond Market Developments : Elsewhere, New Rules Coming For OTC

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Following the article I wrote some weeks back regarding the state of the local OTC bond market (https://tradehaven.net/market/singapore-bond-market-look-no-further/), I am following up with this short piece on  positive developments on OTC markets elsewhere… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – death of proprietary trading

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JP Morgan’s exit from commodities trading will probably be remembered as the beginning of the true exit from proprietary trading by big banks. Cynics are probably right for alleging that, until recently, the… Continue reading