Alexandra Scaggs joined FT Alphaville in June 2016. She previously covered US interest rates for Bloomberg and wrote about US equities at the Wall Street Journal.
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Workers’ share of income has fallen most in industries controlled by just a few players
Outlook is negative without new sources of funding, rating agency says
It's August, so we thought through a drug-joke “LBO”
Puerto Rico, the bond market, and the problem with “states' rights”
Highest level since mid-May brings net inflows for the year to date near to $14bn
With guest appearances from baseball star Hank Aaron and Nicki Minaj.
Dealer inventories and Granger causation.
A gentle reminder from your friends at Alphaville
Trading volumes in credit default swaps tied to the electric carmaker have jumped
A niche investment vehicle is growing in popularity as the Federal Reserve raises rates
A US supermarket's bonds are simultaneously in default and compliance
Recovery rates at risk if downturn prompts a string of bankruptcies or defaults
“...which had been built as an act of kindness”
The President passes, then fails this test
’I’m not thrilled . . . but I’m letting them do what they feel is best’
Just a normal day, America is fine, everything is chill, hakuna matata, nothing to see here folks etc.
Two spreads diverged...
Of flywheels, forecasts, and the tradeoff between quality and quantity
Demand for Treasuries remains robust even as Fed steps back from auctions
“You're either stupid or a genius.”