Tag Archive: GLP 5.5% PERPETUAL

Singapore Corporate Bonds 2017 : No Rain, No Rainbow

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2016 has been a great hunting year for some investors, taking advantage of one of the darkest periods in Singapore bond market history to pick up obscene bargains while others footed the price.… Continue reading

Very Vague On SGD Perpetuals …. To Worry Or Not After Noble Perp?

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An alarming development today which may have escaped some investors who are not concerned that Noble’s 8.5% USD perpetual has crashed in price terms. This is apparently due to an option used by… Continue reading

Constructive Ideas For Singapore Markets : GLP and MLT

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Some readers may have noticed that I pulled the post on the idea of how some bonds could be issued more profitably for some than others. As it turned out, opinions were that… 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