Posts Tagged ‘Credit Suisse’

Short Sellers Get Payback

October 22, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Yep, it’s that time of the market cycle again. (more…)

Risky Assets H1 Top Performer

July 16, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

It seems the riskier, the better (more…)

Fighting the Grinch in Commodities Roll

May 24, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Most of the money going into commodities goes to index investments. These suffer from a perennial problem regardless of what’s happening in markets for commodities, known as the negative roll yield. Investors can lose money even when the basket of commodities the index represents gain value. Commodity hedge fund people will tell you that to escape this horror you should give the money to them – for a higher fee, of course – instead of putting it on an index. (more…)