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    1. FT Alphaville

      May 7, 2015

      A circuit breaker for the Wunderbund?

      What will save the Wunderbund* (and related QE trades)? Bund sell-off continues. 10yr German govt bond yields jump to 0.66%,...

    2. FT Alphaville

      October 16, 2014


      Or QEinfinity continued we suppose. From Deutsche’s Jim Reid the morning after the liquidity crisis before: With all this...

    1. July 25, 2014

      Retail investors dump high-yield bond funds

      The flight of retail investors out of “junk” bond funds is accelerating amid fears that the asset class’s bull run may have...

    2. FT Alphaville

      June 30, 2014

      I'm shocked, shocked, to find us in a low vol environment

      Or, a history of vol, courtesy of Goldman: Do click to enlarge. Now, we hate to do this considering the increasingly angsty...

    3. FT Alphaville

      June 18, 2014

      Rate expectations

      How much forecasting, we wonder, amounts to ‘the present, plus or minus a bit’. Not because it is a bad way to make...

    4. FT Alphaville

      May 1, 2014

      April returns: Russia, Greece, bleh

      Here’s a quick update on returns in April and the year so far, courtesy of Jim Reid at Deutsche Bank. A few surprises:...

    5. April 29, 2014

      Wolfson departs UK tech scene

      When Wolfson Microelectronics floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2003, the Edinburgh-based audio chip designer was...

    6. Money Supply

      November 14, 2013

      5 lessons from the past 24 hours

      By Robin Wigglesworth A slew of economic news and data has come out over the past 24 hours, some good, some bad, and some...

    7. FT Alphaville

      May 29, 2013

      Treasury yields go up a bit

      Treasuries exhibited some relatively sharp moves yesterday, with 10-year yields reaching 2.19 per cent this morning: In the...

    8. FT Alphaville

      May 15, 2013

      When credit markets become boring

      Gary Jenkins from Swordfish Research is having a moment; but it’s an interesting moment. On Monday he wrote: “A while back I...

    9. FT Alphaville

      May 9, 2013

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Fobor on film: David points to Deutsche’s Jim Reid comment in Thursday’s Authur’s note...

    10. FT Alphaville

      May 9, 2013

      Fobor on film

      Here’s Deutsche’s Jim Reid on junk bonds — where both defaults and yields are now far lower than they were in the 1980s — in...

    11. FT Long Short

      May 9, 2013

      Charting not-so-high-yield bonds

      There’s a lot of excitement now junk bond yields (at least on one index) have dropped below 5 per cent for the first time....

    12. May 3, 2013

      Deutsche Bank jumps on equity move

      German equities punched through all-time highs this week as investors propelled European stocks upwards on strong US...

    13. April 22, 2013

      Reid Lifting raises its technical game

      Reid Lifting has its roots in water. Jim Reid was looking at ways of reducing the number of lifting injuries in the water...

    14. April 2, 2013

      Equities climb in US and Europe

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. Further signs of underlying weakness in the eurozone economy did little to curtail demand for US and...

    15. February 26, 2013

      Italy’s borrowing costs jump after poll

      Governments in periphery Europe faced higher borrowing costs after voters in Italy failed to pick an outright winner in...

    16. November 15, 2012

      Tokyo stocks defy weaker Asia markets

      Tokyo stocks bucked the weaker trend for Asian equity markets on Thursday as exporters were boosted by a weakening yen. The...

    17. FT Alphaville

      October 19, 2012

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York… FT ALPHAVILLE Half time at the summit: And we have some very small bits of progress. And, naturally,...

    18. FT Alphaville

      October 19, 2012

      Happy Black Monday Friday to you!

      Here’s a tip — if you’re naming a memorable event, try not to put the day of the week in it. It’s awkward when it comes to...

    19. October 17, 2012

      Moody’s decision sparks Madrid rally

      Spanish stocks were buoyed by a surprise decision from Moody’s to hold fire on a downgrade of Spain’s credit rating The Ibex...

    20. October 16, 2012

      Ibex 35 energised by Madrid rescue report

      Banking stocks gained as investors grew more confident that Spain was edging closer to a formal sovereign bailout. News that...

    21. October 4, 2012

      Overseas demand lifts German luxury cars

      Investors bought into German carmakers as a steady flow of positive news underscoring demand for premium brands overseas...

    22. September 9, 2012

      Mean reversion awaits London property

      Reversion to the mean is one of the most reliable concepts in finance. Paradigm shifts are rare. Usually when prices move...

    23. FT Alphaville

      September 5, 2012

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York… FT ALPHAVILLE: The spent force in iron ore? Fortescue Metals Group has taken an especially hard...

    24. FT Alphaville

      September 4, 2012

      Jim Reid's journey into the unknown

      One of the small mercies of the financial crisis is that Ben Bernanke’s years of studying of the Great Depression have not...

    25. FT Alphaville

      August 9, 2012

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York… FT ALPHAVILLE 1824 days later: Lisa takes a look at the reflective musings of Jim Reid at Deutsche...

    26. FT Alphaville

      August 9, 2012

      Reflections on the crisis soundtrack of our lives

      Jim Reid at Deutsche Bank is feeling a touch reflective this Thursday morning: It’s hard to believe that its 5 years ago...

    27. FT Alphaville

      July 27, 2012

      Can Draghi bluff as well as Trichet?

      “Such a speculation [on whether Greece will default] would be a sure-fire way of losing money given the decisions taken...

    28. June 19, 2012

      Telecom Italia leads gains in Europe

      European indices made their biggest gains in over a week as traders turned their attention away from the eurozone crisis and...

    29. May 14, 2012

      Greek fire could singe rest of euro

      Contagion. It is the word markets have feared throughout the eurozone debt crisis. And a Greek exit from the single currency...

    30. FT Alphaville

      May 3, 2012

      ECB meeting preview, door likely to be left ajar

      The European Central Bank will meet on Thursday, and the broad consensus is for rates to remain on hold. After yesterday’s...

    31. FT Alphaville

      May 2, 2012

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning, New York… FT ALPHAVILLE China’s demand for commodities is different to the profile that other countries had at...

    32. FT Alphaville

      May 2, 2012

      So basically April sucked

      Maybe it wasn’t that bad, but only 14 out of 37 risk assets analysed by Jim Reid and Colin Tan at Deutsche Bank had positive...

    33. April 11, 2012

      Reawakening of eurozone crisis fuels concerns

      The sleeping eurozone crisis reawakened this week. Markets showed they were unimpressed by recent pronouncements by European...

    34. FT Alphaville

      April 3, 2012

      The PMIs, the ISM, the S&P 500, and the sand in the face

      On Monday, the US did the playground equivalent of kicking sand in Europe’s face, picking up all the toys, and then running...

    35. FT Alphaville

      March 7, 2012

      Reflections on the crisis, thus far...

      Deutsche Bank’s Jim Reid, Colin Tan, and Nick Burns have been musing over what we’ve learnt since the start of the crisis in...

    36. March 5, 2012

      China growth concerns worry Asian markets

      Asian shares got the week off to a softer start as investors became cautious about the liquidity-driven rally while...

    37. FT Alphaville

      February 28, 2012

      The trade of half a decade: long gold, short Athens

      If you had invested exactly five years ago, and done a bit of the ol’ buy-and-hold, here are the returns you would have...

    38. FT Alphaville

      January 30, 2012

      Weak US recoveries we have known

      Jim Reid at Deutsche Bank has produced an updated chart comparing this US recovery to US recoveries past (click to expand):...

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