Archive for the ‘Credit’ Category

When Will It Glitter, Mr. Paulson?

December 17, 2015

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Chances are, John Paulson does (more…)

Unusual Quant Strategy Attracts Capital

October 29, 2015

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New hedge fund businesses have always faced daunting odds. Today it is even harder for them to succeed, squeezed as they are between financial markets that no longer seem to offer profit opportunities and investors who are afraid to commit their money.  (more…)


BlackRock Sees Rising Rate Advantage

July 15, 2015

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Chattering about the effects of the expected (more…)

Goldman and Garrison in Middle Market

May 7, 2015

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Lending to middle-market companies has (more…)

Yield Conundrum vs. Oaktree Track Record

January 28, 2015

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This may not seem like the best of times to launch a junk bond fund. (more…)

Municipal Liens as Asset Class

January 14, 2015

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Yield-seekers once again face the (more…)

Bond ETFs Hold Up Amid Volatility

October 24, 2014

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Recent big ups and downs (more…)

Goldman Liberty Harbor Gets Premier Investor

October 16, 2014

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It was more than two years ago (more…)

European Bank Distress Requires Investor Patience

September 17, 2014

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Much touted for several years, the trade (more…)

Is Asia a Haven for Investors?

August 13, 2014

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It used to be said that (more…)