Dec 4- Some day, perhaps soon, interest rates are going to start to go up decisively. Personal finance writer Suze Orman, for example, has stated the case, equating that right to get your principal investment back with carrying a lower risk. Cliff Asness co-founder of AQR Capital Management writes in the Financial Analysts Journal.» Read More
*Hedge move on record Verizon bond deal supports bond prices. Bond prices earlier rebounded from Tuesday's losses as dealers bought Treasuries to exit hedges linked to Verizon's record-setting corporate bond deal they underwrote. This interest rate hedge buying faded after the Verizon deal priced.
Verizon Communications priced a massive bond sale on Wednesday, offering $49 billion worth of debt.
Johan Jooste, head of the London investment office at Julius Baer, expects sovereign yields to continue rising as part of the "normalization" process, and discusses corporate bonds.
CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at the structure of investment grade funds to see it makes financial sense.
Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, expects the Verizon bond to be "vastly oversubscribed" as the yield should be slightly above market making it very attractive.
NEW YORK, Sept 10- U.S. banks are increasingly giving up the right to sell tens of billions of securities in their investment portfolios, a shift that helps them avoid the pain of weaker bond markets but will cut into future profits as interest rates rise.
The order book for Verizon's bond offering is oversubscribed at $50 billion, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
HONG KONG, Sept 10- Foreign companies are increasingly using cross currency swaps to fund onshore operations in China rather than raising money via the Dim Sum bond market in Hong Kong.
NEW YORK, Aug 30- It's taken nearly five-years, but one of the most persistent bond market dislocations left behind by the financial crisis has finally dissipated, likely signalling that the days of super-cheap corporate borrowing costs are numbered.
DUBAI, Aug 26- A consortium of central banks from Asia, the Middle East and Africa has taken a first step towards developing a cross-border market in Islamic financial instruments by issuing a $490 million sukuk. The three-month Islamic bonds, denominated in U.S. dollars, were issued by the Malaysia- based International Islamic Liquidity Management Corp.
NEW YORK, Aug 22- Moody's Investors Service said it might cut the credit ratings of major U.S. bank holding companies, including JPMorgan Chase& Co and Goldman Sachs Group Inc, citing reduced chances that the government will fully bail out bond investors if the companies run into financial distress.
WASHINGTON, Aug 22- Morgan Stanley will pay a $1 million fine and compensate harmed investors to settle civil charges that the bank failed to give customers the best market prices for some corporate and municipal bonds, U.S. brokerage regulators said on Thursday.
Laurence Gottlieb, chairman and CEO of Fundamental Advisors, shares his thoughts on the municipal bond market after Detroit's bankruptcy and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's warning about rising debt.
*Solid demand at $32 bln three-year note sale. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. A quiet morning yielded to some more active pockets of trading in tight ranges across the curve, said Justin Lederer, Treasury strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald& Co. in New York.
NEW YORK, July 30- Prices for U.S. "We are definitely in a wait-and-see mode this week," said Wilmer Stith, co-manager of the Wilmington Broad Market Bond Fund in Baltimore. Fed officials, including Chairman Ben Bernanke, have hinted recently at a pullback, remarks that have driven up yields since May.
NEW YORK, July 30- Prices of U.S. We are definitely in a wait-and-see mode this week, "said Wilmer Stith, co-manager of the Wilmington Broad Market Bond Fund in Baltimore. Federal Reserve could slow or even stop its $85 billion per month in buying of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities, stimulus aimed at lowering unemployment.
NEW YORK, July 30- U.S. We are definitely in a wait-and-see mode this week, "said Wilmer Stith, co-manager of the Wilmington Broad Market Bond Fund in Baltimore."
*Refunding details, Fed statement, GDP data due Wednesday. NEW YORK, July 30- U.S. A lot of chips are off the table ahead of tomorrow- when we get GDP, the FOMC, and the Treasury's refunding announcement- and Friday when we see the employment data, "said Thomas Simons, money market economist at Jefferies& Co. in New York.
NEW YORK, July 29- U.S. It started with the corporate issuance announcements, "said Chuck Retzky, director of futures sales at Mizuho Securities USA in Chicago.
NEW YORK, July 29- Prices of U.S. A couple of large corporate deals are in the pipeline, "noted Ian Lyngen, senior government bond strategist at CRT Capital Group LLC in Stamford, Connecticut.