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Investment-Grade Credit Is High Risk
 
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DoubleLine Capital’s research indicates investment-grade credit is the most overvalued it’s been in its history versus Treasurys. Gundlach sees poor performance if the 10-year rate rises above 3%.
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Top 3 Credit Opportunity Debt Funds 2018 | 10 to 11% return | Best Debt Funds India
 
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Credit Opportunity funds or CROP funds are debt mutual funds that invest in investment grade debt securities with a lower than AAA credit rating. 2. The credit risk is taken for generating higher yield as lower the credit rating of a debt paper, higher the interest rates paid by the issuer
Fitch downgrades South Africa's investment grade credit to lowest rating
 
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South Africa's investment grade credit rating is under serious threat after a downgrade last Friday and it could struggle to fund crucial infrastructure projects and restore economic growth. Fitch downgraded Africa's most industrialized economy by one notch to BBB-, the lowest investment grade category, citing the slowing economy.
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Fine Wine Investment Fund case study - Liquid assets
 
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Fancy laying down something alternative for the future? Hannah Beecham finds out how investing in fine wines can offer an alternative investment strategy. http://insightoutmagazine.com The Fine Wine Investment Fund is run by a team of experts in both risk management and investment grade wines. Director Andrew della Casa took Insight Out on a tour to show us how these liquid assets are bought, held and sold for his fund's investors. From a trip to a UK government bonded warehouse to a live auction at Christie's, we discover how some wines are more valuable than others and how risk is managed. We also learn how its lack of correlation with equity returns means fine wines can be a useful asset allocation strategy to diversify a portfolio.
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What opportunities does ECB policy offer for Investment Grade?
 
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Peter Kwaak discusses the effects of the ECB programme on credit markets. He sees opportunities for his Investment Grade Corporate Bonds fund.
How Are Bonds Rated?
 
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When investing in bonds, it may be beneficial to consider bond ratings. Learn about the three main ratings agencies and how they evaluate bond issuers. Questions or Comments? Have a question or topic you’d like to learn more about? Let us know: Twitter: @ZionsDirectTV Facebook: www.facebook.com/zionsdirect Or leave a comment on one of our videos. Open an Account: Begin investing today by opening a brokerage account or IRA at www.zionsdirect.com Bid in our Auctions: Participate in our fixed-income security auctions with no commissions or mark-ups charged by Zions Direct at www.auctions.zionsdirect.com
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31. CREDIT MULTI STRATEGY - july21
 
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CREDIT MULTI STRATEGY - MIKE MACBAIN (EAST COAST FUND MNGMT)
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Investment Grade Bonds
 
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One asset class we use to help us manage risk is Investment-Grade Bonds. Bonds are debt instruments requiring borrowers to make periodic interest and principle payments over the life of the bond. Learn more about this asset class.
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Credit Ratings, Lecture 009, Securities Investment 101, Video 00011
 
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In this lecture we discuss credit ratings and credit rating agencies, particularly as they relate to bond sales, credit risk, and default risk. We explain what credit risk is and what the ratings actually mean in terms of the risk of an organisation failing to meet its bond payment obligations. Along the way, we briefly mention commercial paper, liquidation rankings, the relationship of preference shares to bonds, and several more jargon terms used in the credit ratings arena. Previous: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_jbOJn_JLg Next: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxkGQ_QmuRs For financial education from London to Singapore and beyond, please contact MithrilMoney via the following website: http://mithrilmoney.com/ This MithrilMoney lecture was delivered by Andy Duncan, CQF. Please read our disclaimer: http://mithrilmoney.com/disclaimer/
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Sandy Liang: What is the Credit Market Saying About the Business Cycle?
 
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We recently caught up with Sandy Liang, President, Purpose Investments Partners, and Portfolio Manager of Purpose Investments' Credit and Fixed Income Funds and ETFs about the conflicting interpretation of signals coming from the credit market about where we are in the cycle. You might be surprised to find out what Sandy Liang thinks. "First of all the business cycle is the business cycle. A lot of investors are in the business of trying to forecast because when you're fully invested in equities, that's how you get really hurt, going into a recession. You can be down 20% before you know it," says Liang. "The great thing about what we do, is that we are credit investors. So we lend money, and we make a coupon off our investments every month. So when you're in the credit market, and you're a lender, the downturns are not nearly as severe." "A typical downturn, even high-yield market, which is not investment grade rated – so we're talking single-B on average – a typical downturn in the asset class, is maybe low to mid single digit negative return, in the depths of a recession," says Liang. "In that context, as an active manager, we can tailor our strategy so we can go more interest-sensitive, and more defensive when we see a downturn coming." Tune in as he shares his thoughts on the credit market, and about where his team is positioned given the current market conditions. *Sandy has more than 25 years of experience managing credit investments. He spent 17 years on Wall Street, leading fixed income for Cobalt Capital Management, and as a Senior Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co., where he was voted to Institutional Investor Magazine’s All-America Fixed Income Research Team for seven consecutive years.*
HOW TO USE A QUALIFIED RETIREMENT ACCOUNT TO FUND INFINITE BANKING CONCEPT
 
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Sandy Liang: What is the Credit Market Saying About the Business Cycle?
 
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We recently caught up with Sandy Liang, President, Purpose Investments Partners, and Portfolio Manager of Purpose Investments’ Credit and Fixed Income Funds and ETFs about the conflicting interpretation of signals coming from the credit market about where we are in the cycle. You might be surprised to find out what Sandy Liang thinks. “First of all the business cycle is the business cycle. A lot of investors are in the business of trying to forecast because when you’re fully invested in equities, that’s how you get really hurt, going into a recession. You can be down 20% before you know it,” says Liang. “The great thing about what we do, is that we are credit investors. So we lend money, and we make a coupon off our investments every month. So when you’re in the credit market, and you’re a lender, the downturns are not nearly as severe.” “A typical downturn, even high-yield market, which is not investment grade rated – so we’re talking single-B on average – a typical downturn in the asset class, is maybe low to mid single digit negative return, in the depths of a recession,” says Liang. “In that context, as an active manager, we can tailor our strategy so we can go more interest-sensitive, and more defensive when we see a downturn coming.” Sandy Liang shares his thoughts on the credit market, and about where his team is positioned given the current market conditions. Sandy has more than 25 years of experience managing credit investments. He spent 17 years on Wall Street, leading fixed income for Cobalt Capital Management, and as a Senior Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co., where he was voted to Institutional Investor Magazine’s All-America Fixed Income Research Team for seven consecutive years.
Ray Dalio: Market Cycles, Financial Crisis and Populism (2018)
 
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An interview with billionaire investor and founder of the world's largest Hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, Ray Dalio. In this interview, Ray discusses market and debt cycles throughout history and their link to populism. Ray also talks about lessons he learnt from the 2008 financial crash. 📚Books by Ray Dalio and his favourite books are located at the bottom of the description❗ Like if you enjoyed Subscribe for more:http://bit.ly/InvestorsArchive Follow us on twitter:http://bit.ly/TwitterIA Other great Stock Market Investor videos:⬇ Ray Dalio on Hedge funds, Success and Life/Work: http://bit.ly/RDVid1 Charlie Munger on Common sense and Investing:http://bit.ly/CMVid1 Billionaire James Simons: Conquering Wall Street with Mathematics:http://bit.ly/JSVidIA Video Segments: 0:00 Introduction 1:00 Biggest lesson from the financial crash? 1:50 What stage are we in today? 5:29 More serve next time? 5:55 Can policy makers avoid a crisis? 7:48 Do populism worries ease if there is good economic growth? 11:28 Would populism be different? 14:00 What will the stock market do? 16:06 What should the FED do? 16:40 China trade war? 21:17 Can we manage the debt? 22:24 How would you grade Hank Paulson? Ray Dalio Books 🇺🇸📈 (affiliate link) Principles: Life and Work: http://bit.ly/PrinciplesDalio A Template For Understanding Big Debt Crises:http://bit.ly/BigDebtCrises Ray Dalio’s Favourite Books🔥 The Lessons Of History: http://bit.ly/LessonsofHistory Security Analysis: Sixth Edition:http://bit.ly/Securityanalysis http://bit.ly/BigDebtCrises Interview Date: 11th September, 2018 Event: Squawk Newsmaker Original Image Source:http://bit.ly/RDalioPic9 Investors Archive has videos of all the Investing/Business/Economic/Finance masters. Learn from their wisdom for free in one place. For more check out the channel. Remember to subscribe, share, comment and like! No advertising. #InvestorsArchive
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Money market mutual funds
 
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Money market mutual funds Although banks are convenient and safe, money market mutual funds and short-term bond funds are good alternatives to what the bank has to offer. First let's examine money market mutual funds. These can be thought of as a variant of a bank checking account. The main advantage that money market mutual funds offer is higher yields. Money funds invest in short-term, high quality securities Money market mutual funds are investment companies that buy short-term securities like 90-day US Treasury bills, large bank certificates of deposit, and short-term corporate debt called commercial paper. Money market mutual funds must invest in short-term securities so that the average maturity of the portfolio cannot exceed 90 days. Because of these short-term investments, money market mutual funds are virtually immune from the interest rate risk that haunts mutual funds that invest in longer-term bonds. Money fund safety versus bank accounts By law money market mutual funds must invest at least 95 percent of their assets in either US government securities or other securities of the highest credit rating. Thus, money market mutual funds almost can be thought of as being safer than bank deposits. Money market mutual funds do not enjoy the federal deposit insurance that banks have. However, this deposit insurance is not the cure-all that many think that it is. For instance, if a bank folds, the deposits in the bank may be frozen for up to 30 days. As long as your deposit is under $100,000 you eventually should get all of your money back, but that could take months. Also, when a bank fails, you will get your original deposit back, but you may have to give up some of the interest you earned. Why banks are risky without insurance Without the deposit insurance, banks would be riskier places for deposits than money market mutual funds. Banks take most of their deposits and lend the money on either a long-term basis for things like commercial real estate, or lend the money to high risk borrowers like credit card users or auto purchasers. Banks typically keep less than 20 percent of their deposits in their vaults to pay off depositors. If enough depositors want their money back, banks can't call their long-term loans back to fulfill the depositors demands. When this happens, the bank must merge with someone or file for bankruptcy. Unfortunately, this isn't a rare occurrence. In the 1980s over 800 commercial banks and 600 savings and loans filed for bankruptcy. Why money funds are safe Money market mutual funds are less likely to fail because they invest in high-grade, liquid, short-term debt. If lots of fund investors want their money back, the mutual fund simply sells the high-grade securities to the market, and uses the proceeds to pay off customer redemptions. In fact, to date only one money market mutual fund has lost money for its investors, and that was a strange fund that was set up to invest for banks and was closed to the public at large. Mutual funds also provide another safety valve that banks don't. The securities that the mutual fund purchases on behalf of investors are stored with a third-party custodian. This third party helps to prevent the mutual fund management from embezzling or otherwise misusing investor's funds. Invest in US government bond funds Still, if you want ultimate safety, you should consider investing in a so-called US government money market fund. These funds typically place all their investments in securities that are backed by the "full faith and credit" of the US government. Even here, you need to be a little careful. Beware of investing in so-called "government plus" money market funds. Such funds may invest in derivative securities which are backed by US government obligations. Such derivative securities may have little credit risk, but they may have a good deal of interest rate risk, even if they are short-term securities. The American money markets are extremely efficient, and any fund that has a higher than average yield is either run frugally or is taking on extra risks. Be aware of what you're getting. To avoid nasty surprises in this kind of mutual fund, or any mutual fund, make sure to read the fund's prospectus before investing. Why money funds provide higher returns Tax-exempt money funds Copyright 1997 by David Luhman
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JP Morgan Analyst Discusses REIT Debt Levels, Investment Grade Ratings
 
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Mark Streeter, managing director at JP Morgan Chase, joined REIT.com for a video interview during REITWise 2014: NAREIT's Law, Accounting and Finance Conference held in Boca Raton, Fla. Streeter was asked about appropriate debt levels for REITs and how the industry as a whole performs in this area. He noted that since the financial crisis, the REIT industry has been more focused on the metric of debt to earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA). "The debt-to-EBITDA metric is more comparable across sectors, and that's been driven in part by the desire by investors and the ratings agencies to really compare REITs to the broader market," Streeter said. He added that the right level of leverage is dependent on the asset class. "You really need to drill down to where the asset's valued on an equity basis" to determine the appropriate amount of leverage that the market valuation can support, Streeter said. Streeter also commented on the merits of obtaining an investment grade rating. "I think most of these REITs are focused on running now with investment grade credit ratings. We're up to 60 names that are actively issuing in the bond market right now and have pursued investment grade credit ratings, and there's still a pipeline of many more names that are looking to tap the market," Streeter observed. "Most REIT CFOs are very focused on having access to public and private capital, secured and unsecured, just like they're focused on having access to public and private equity... I think it's the most prudent strategy to have a rating," Streeter said. "We've seen many, many new names come to the market recently. There's been a whole host of new REITs to the market that have really benefitted from having that access and having that credit," he added. Streeter also said he is trying to keep investors focused on the fact that from a credit perspective, the REIT industry continues to perform well. "The bonds don't default. They're basically worth par. You have very protective covenants. It's a very unique asset class in the investment grade credit market," he pointed out. By Sarah Borchersen-Keto
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DoubleLine Capital Celebrates Recent Listing of DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund
 
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DoubleLine Capital LP (NYSE-Listed DBL) visits the NYSE to celebrate the recent initial public offering of the DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund (the "Fund"). The Fund, organized as a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company, began trading on the NYSE on January 27 under the ticker symbol "DBL." The Fund's investment objective is to seek high total investment return by providing a high level of current income and the potential for capital appreciation. In honor of the occasion, Ron Redell, President of DoubleLine Funds, joined by Jeffrey Sherman, Portfolio Manager with DoubleLine Capital LP, rings The Closing BellSM. About DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund The DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund (the "Fund") is a newly organized, non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to seek high total investment return by providing a high level of current income and the potential for capital appreciation. There is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. Fund investing involves the risk of principal loss. DoubleLine Capital LP acts as the investment adviser for Fund. As the Fund is newly organized, its shares have no history of operations or public trading. Shares of closed-end investment companies frequently trade at a discount to their net asset value, which may increase investors' risk of loss. This risk may be greater for investors expecting to sell their shares in a relatively short period after the completion of this public offering. There are risks associated with an investment in the Fund. Investors should consider the Fund's investment objective, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. The prospectus, which contains this and other important information about the Fund, should be read carefully before investing. A copy of the prospectus can be obtained from your broker. An investment in the Fund should not constitute a complete investment program. This document is not an offer to sell securities or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, nor shall there be any sale or offer of these securities, in any jurisdiction where such sale or offer is not permitted. The Fund is a "non-diversified" investment company and therefore may invest a greater percentage of its assets in the securities of a single issuer or a limited number of issuers than funds that are "diversified." Accordingly, the Fund is more susceptible to risks associated with a single economic, political or regulatory occurrence than a diversified fund might be. (Source: DoubleLine Capital) About DoubleLine Capital LP DoubleLine Capital LP ("DoubleLine") is an investment management firm and a registered investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. The firm is majority employee-owned with CEO Jeffrey Gundlach and President Philip Barach holding a combined controlling interest in the firm. DoubleLine manages approximately $25 billion in assets held in open-end mutual funds, the Fund, separate accounts and hedge funds. The firm's Los Angeles offices can be reached by telephone at (213) 633-8200 or by e-mail at [email protected] DoubleLine® is a registered trademark of DoubleLine Capital LP. (Source: DoubleLine Capital)
The case for investment-grade bonds
 
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Senior Portfolio Manager John Gentry discusses the case for investment-grade corporate bonds in a constrained yield environment. Views as of 10-4-2016. For disclosure, visit http://bit.ly/FederatedYouTube. For more information, visit http://www.federatedinvestors.com.
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Risk & Performance: Comparing Investment Grade & High Yield Corporate Bonds
 
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Take a closer look at the risk/reward profiles of investment grade and high yield corporate bonds in the current climate with S&P DJI’s J.R. Rieger and Shaun Wurzbach.
How to invest in bonds
 
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How to invest in bonds Bonds - funds vs. individual So now that we've looked at attributes of various bonds and other fixed income investments, let's see how you might go about actually investing in them. First, I'd recommend that you limit your fixed income investing to mutual funds, banks or insurance companies. With the exception of US Treasuries, buying individual bonds is generally not a good idea unless you have at least $50,000 to invest in a variety of bonds. Unless you have that much money to put into bonds, you'll lack the diversification necessary to reduce credit risk to a manageable level. Also, the secondary market in bonds for individuals is not very good, so you're better off sticking with mutual funds. You can, however, buy your own US Treasury bonds. You can buy them directly from the US government at little cost. But I'd stay away from US EE savings bonds. These offer poor yields and you can easily lose up to six months in interest if you aren't careful. EE Savings bonds have minor tax advantages, especially when it comes to paying for college, but the rules are complicated and limited to lower income people. Savings bonds just aren't great investments. Bond market is efficient - like a commodity If you decide to use a bond mutual fund for investing, remember that bond funds offer higher yields than banks, but the bond fund will complicate your taxes. See my tape on mutual funds for more information on fund taxation. Also, when investing in a bond fund, don't pay for a so-called hot manager who charges you high fees and justifies these fees by trying to beat the bond market. Bonds and other fixed income investments are largely commodity products. Consider, for example, the US Treasury market. The Treasury market is huge, and all the securities have the same, excellent credit rating. There's no reason to pay high fees for a US Treasury bond fund, yet some funds charge their investors over 2 percent in fees. These investors are simply wasting their money. With US Treasury bonds currently yielding about 7 percent, these investors are giving up almost a third of their income. They could just as easily shift to a US Treasury bond fund that has an expense ratio of only 0.3 percent. Watch out for temporary fee waivers However, especially with money market mutual funds, you need to be careful that the fund's current high yield isn't the product of a temporary fee waiver. To attract new investors, many funds waive their management fees for six months or so. This raises their reported yield, and new money pours in. After the fund has plenty of new investors, the fund raises its fees again back to its old levels. Maybe pay more for junk bond managers About the only time you might want to pay extra for a bond fund manager is in the area of junk bonds. Most investment grade bonds already are rated by independent rating agencies like Moody's or Standard & Poors, so it's doubtful that your bond fund manager can add value by picking out the good credit risks from the bad ones. But junk bond investing is trickier. Here it may pay to hire fund analysts who will dig deeply to discover a company's true ability to pay off its debt. In this case, it's more like trying to find a good stock. Still, you shouldn't pay more than 1 percent of assets to find a good junk bond fund. Copyright 1997 by David Luhman
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Third Friday Total Return Fund, one of the best performing hedge funds on a risk-adjusted basis, ...
 
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For 20 years, Michael Lewitt has managed billions of dollars for institutions like Texas Teachers, LA County Employee Retirement, and large hedge funds like Omega Advisers. He also wrote “The Death Of Capital: How Creative Policy Can Restore Stability” (John Wiley & Sons) and is the Editor & Publisher of The Credit Strategist, a monthly newsletter that has focused on the global economy and financial market since 2001. It was one of the few publications to predict the 2001 and 2008 credit crises. Since Sept. 2012 Michael is the general partner of The Third Friday Total Return Fund, one of the best performing hedge funds in 2015 on a risk-adjusted basis: While the fund started in 2007, the strategy started 10 years before that, meaning that the fund’s underlying options strategy has been developed and perfected over 20 years through many difficult markets Since fund inception in May 2007, net annualized return +7.86 % compares favorably against +2.75% for the HFRI Composite Hedge Fund Index and annualized total return of +6.05% for the S&P 500. In 2015, The Third Friday Total Return Fund earned a net return of +8.26 % versus -0.85% for the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Hedge Fund Index and +1.38% total return for the S&P 500. The fund had only only two negative months (one by only -0.02%) while the S&P 500 was negative in 6 of the 12 months of the year. In Jan. 2016, the fund was up +0.23%. Fund uses no leverage and invests its collateral in Treasuries, cash, and a diversified short-to-intermediate portfolio of municipal and corporate bonds. In 2015, cash positions were well over 50% throughout the year. In this Opalesque.TV BACKSTAGE video, Michael Lewitt explains what attracted him - a veteran with almost 30 years in the industry having managed billions in credit funds - to take over the general partnership of Third Friday. By selling at the money straddles of S&P index and hedging them by buying out of the money puts and calls, the fund is truly market-neutral and protects capital with several “rings of defence” against normal and outsized market moves. What’s interesting about the strategy is that it extracts returns from volatility and time value in options - characteristics that are always present in markets. The fund also benefits from a loss mitigation mechanism: Its recovery from the one seriously negative month in 2015 (-3.14% in August) demonstrates how the strategy is designed to recover from losses by taking advantage of the rising options premiums that naturally follow bad months to generate higher returns in the subsequent months. Straddles on the S&P 500 index are among the most liquid instruments in the world. Accordingly, the fund can accommodate significant growth without any diminution in liquidity or return. Hear Michael also speak about: How will the strategy do if markets plunge 1000 points in one day? The role of discipline Liquidity profile and capacity. Current investor base and available fund vehicles Michael Lewitt started his career 1987 at Drexel Burnham Lambert. He was recognized in the Financial Times as having been one of the few investors and strategists to forecast the financial crisis of 2008, and also predicted the credit crisis of 2001-2002. In 1991 Michael co-founded and served as President of Harch Capital Management (HCM). From 1991-2001 he was co-lead portfolio manager and from 2001-2011 lead portfolio manager for billions of dollars of below investment grade corporate credit strategies (including hedge funds, CDOs and separate accounts) for institutional and individual clients. Michael successfully invested on both the long and short sides of the debt markets during this period. He also functioned as chief legal and compliance officer of the firm. Over his 20 years at HCM, Michael led an investment team that generated consistent market-beating returns. Third Friday relies on execution of a strategy that has been developed and perfected over the last 20 years through many difficult markets. The initial strategy was created in the 1990s and was run initially as a family partnership and operated as such for several years until Michael Lewitt joined the fund in November 2012 to grow it into an institutional hedge fund.
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Why long/short credit?
 
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Tactical credit strategies, such as the WHV/Acuity Tactical Credit Long/Short Fund, are becoming increasingly attractive for their potential to generate yield and reduce volatility in the latent fixed income universe. Unconstrained by any one asset class or style of investing, their dynamic nature allows them to move in and out of asset classes and capital structures to take advantage of the opportunity set that is offered by the market. Further, the ability to move long and/or short may offer additional advantages for credit, including the potential to insulate a portfolio in down markets.
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Top 3 Investment-Grade Corporate Bond ETFs
 
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https://goo.gl/QPCkqk - Start earning with binary options like millions of traders do Depending on your stage of life or the asset allocation in your portfolio, bonds may be a solid choice to provide fixed-income stability and a hedge against more risky equity investments. (See also: 6 Asset Allocation Strategies That Work.) Interest rates have been historically low for many years, making the gold standard, U.S. treasuries, less attractive. That's where investment-grade corporate bonds come in. Corporate bonds offer significantly higher yield in many cases, without an equally significant bump in risk. Yes, corporations do go bankrupt on rare occasions, but investment-grade bonds focus on companies with excellent credit ratings and very low risk of default. (See also: How to Invest in Corporate Bonds.) The problem is that picking institutional bonds is a skill best left to experts, and their fees can easily gobble up gains. Fortunately, there are a number of high-quality investment-grade corporate bond exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that are comparatively inexpensive and highly liquid. You also avoid the market-timing mistakes that so commonly befall amateur investors. Most investors should view bonds and bond ETFs as a strategic asset – a buy-and-hold investment that serves a specific purpose in their overall asset allocation. (See also: Evaluating Bond Funds: Keep It Simple.) If you're looking for a few good corporate bond options to round out your portfolio, here are a few ETFs that rise above their peers. All year-to-date (YTD) performance figures are based on the period of Jan. 1, 2017, through July 14, 2017, unless otherwise noted. Funds were selected on the basis of a combination of assets under management (AUM) and overall performance. All figures are as of July 15, 2017. iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD) Issuer: BlackRock Assets Under Management: $36 billion YTD Performance: 4.52% Expense Ratio: 0.15% This is the largest of the corporate bond ETFs and has returned nearly 5.56% since its inception in 2002. The fund tracks the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index, investing roughly 90% of its assets into securities in the index, with the balance in cash funds. There are currently 1,691 holdings, heavily tilted toward the banking and consumer non-cyclical sectors. Top issuers include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS). LQD's low expense ratio and solid performance figures make it an attractive choice. One-year, three-year and five-year returns are 0.28%, 3.72% and 3.68%, respectively. (See also: Don't Doubt the Data: Bond ETFs Will Keep Growing.) Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH) Issuer: Vanguard Assets Under Management: $19.93 billion YTD Performance: 1.90% Expense Ratio: 0.07% Short-term bonds generally mature within one to five years, and yields are lower than those of their longer-term cousins. This fund tracks the Barclays U.S. 1-5 Year Corporate Bond Index and invests about 80% of its assets into securities on the benchmark index.
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WHAT IS A BLUE CHIP STOCK? (Dividend Stocks & Income Investments)
 
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What Is A Corporate Bond Fund?
 
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A bond is a debt obligation, like an Iou. Investors who buy corporate bonds are lending money to the company issuing the bond. In return, the company makes a legal commitment to pay interest on the principal and, in most cases, to return the principal when the bond comes due, or matures. Top 5 corporate bond mutual funds (deecx, fcbfx) 32 best us news money. Fixed income fund prepare for rising rates. Corporate bond mutual funds a beginner's guide mutualfunds beginners to corporate class "" url? Q webcache. Investment grade find investment performance and objectives for the emerging markets corporate bond fund (trecx) from tcompare it to other funds aims maximise return on your through a combination of capital growth income. Short term corporate bond t. Jan 8, 2015 we look at what corporate bond mutual funds are and how they fit into your portfolio oct 12, invest in bonds issued by the private sector developed emerging market countries. A typical corporate bond represents a fixed income security that promises to pay interest throughout the term of and principal at its maturity is debt issued by corporation sold investors. To 10 year laddered corporate bond fund (i) (eicbx). What are corporate bonds? Sec. Psfig wisdomtree fundamental u. Rowe price emerging markets corporate bond fund (trecx)class a. Mfs corporate bond fund mfs investment management. Short term corporate bond fund seeks to track the performance of select issuers in short u. Eaton jpmorgan corporate bond fund a j. Bonds included in these funds can feature varying maturities buy corporate bonds are lending money to the company issuing bond. Learn more about mutual funds at fidelity overall rating corporate bond category. Focuses on corporate bonds believed to have solid improving fundamentals; May also include high yield, international and or emerging focuses market debt; Portfolio 1 10 year laddered bond fund (i) (eicbx) a rules based, approach investing. The backing for the bond is usually payment ability of company, which typically money to be earned from future operations. Top 79 corporate bonds etfs etf database. The fund invests principally in fixed income analyze the fidelity corporate bond (fcbfx) and perform mutual research on other funds. Fund time tested core bond solution. Corporate bond mutual funds a beginner's guide mutualfunds. As of 08 31 2017 the fund had an overall rating 4 stars out 172 funds and was rated funds. Compare reviews and ratings on financial mutual funds from morningstar, s&p, others to help find the best corporate bonds etfs invest in debt issued by corporations with investment grade credit. Investment grade corporate bond fund inst bfcax mfs. Taxable income fund invests in corporate bonds structured as public or private placements, restricted securities other unregistered. Uses a disciplined approach to wisdomtree fundamental u. In some cases, the company's physical assets may be used as collateral for bonds find top rated corporate bond mutual funds
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BVTV: Our global credit dealer discusses demand, supply, central bank purchases and more
 
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Bond Vigilantes TV - The weekly review of global bond markets by the M&G Fixed Income team. I was joined by Chris Clemmow (Fixed Income Dealer, M&G Investments) this morning for a quick chat about global credit markets. Chris is at the coal face of bond markets, and is a primary source of market information for the fund managers at M&G. We'll be discussing the prevailing market dynamics of the investment grade bond market, and look at what happens when Article 50 is triggered by British PM Theresa May later this week. https://www.bondvigilantes.com https://twitter.com/bondvigilantes
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Money and Finance: Crash Course Economics #11
 
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So, we've been putting off a kind of basic question here. What is money? What is currency? How are the two different. Well, not to give away too much, but money has a few basic functions. It acts as a store of value, a medium of exchange, and as a unit of account. Money isn't just bills and coins. It can be anything that meets these three criteria. In US prisons, apparently, pouches of Mackerel are currency. Yes, mackerel the fish. Paper and coins work as money because they're backed by the government, which is an advantage over mackerel. So, once you've got money, you need finance. We'll talk about borrowing, lending, interest, and stocks and bonds. Also, this episode features a giant zucchini, which Adriene grew in her garden. So that's cool. Special thanks to Dave Hunt for permission to use his PiPhone video. this guy really did make an artisanal smartphone! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eaiNsFhtI8 Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Thanks to the following Patrons for their generous monthly contributions that help keep Crash Course free for everyone forever: Fatima Iqbal, Penelope Flagg, Eugenia Karlson, Alex S, Jirat, Tim Curwick, Christy Huddleston, Eric Kitchen, Moritz Schmidt, Today I Found Out, Avi Yashchin, Chris Peters, Eric Knight, Jacob Ash, Simun Niclasen, Jan Schmid, Elliot Beter, Sandra Aft, SR Foxley, Ian Dundore, Daniel Baulig, Jason A Saslow, Robert Kunz, Jessica Wode, Steve Marshall, Anna-Ester Volozh, Christian, Caleb Weeks, Jeffrey Thompson, James Craver, and Markus Persson -- Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
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What is a high yield bond?
 
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When is "junk" valuable? When there's high yield to be had, of course. Paddy Hirsch explains this potentially riskier, potentially more rewarding end of the bond market, which has famously backed many of the biggest leveraged buyouts and aggressive M&A deals ever undertaken. For more news, analysis, and trends on the high yield bond market check out http://www.highyieldbond.com, a free site powered by S&P Capital IQ/LCD to promote the asset class. You can also check out http://www.leveragedloan.com for news and analysis on that market, and LCD's Leveraged Loan Market Primer/Almanac, a free guide detailing quarterly market and historical trends, as well as market mechanics. http://http://www.leveragedloan.com/primer/ Follow LCD Twitter http://www.twitter.com/lcdnews Facebook https://www.facebook.com/lcdcomps LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/grp/home?gid=2092432 Follow Paddy Hirsch http://www.twitter.com/paddyhirsch
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Ask the Experts: US Investment Grade Bond - Beneficiary of the European Crisis
 
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Mark D. Redfearn, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of the Public Fixed Income team at Eastspring Investments, discusses the risks and opportunities of investing in US investment grade bonds in light of the European debt crisis.
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Junk bond mutual fund freezes withdrawals
 
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Third Avenue Management announced a block on withdrawals from its Focused Credit Fund.
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PIMCO Canada opens Toronto Stock Exchange, November 1, 2017
 
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Stuart Graham, Managing Director and Head of PIMCO Canada, joined Ungad Chadda, President, Capital Formation, Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group, to open the market to launch their initial suite of two Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): PIMCO Monthly Income Fund (Canada) (PMIF); and PIMCO Investment Grade Credit Fund (Canada) (IGCF). PIMCO is a global investment management firm, with offices in 11 countries throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1971, PIMCO offers a range of solutions to help millions of investors worldwide meet their needs. PMIF; IGCF and commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on October 2, 2017.
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Q2 2018 Outlook – NBI Global Tactical Bond Fund| National Bank Investments
 
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National Bank Investments emphasizes the importance of being well-informed to select a proper investment strategy or to re-evaluate an existing strategy. Consult the managers’ updates to get a few insights on the latest market developments. Bredan Murphy, Managing Director of Global and Multi-Sector Strategies, reviews key points from the NBI Global Tactical Bond Fund Q2 2018 Quarterly Market Update, provides an investment outlook, and discusses global economic and financial markets. Visit our website: https://nbcadvisor.com/en/investment-solutions/ Learn more about NBI Global Tactical Bond Fund: https://nbcadvisor.com/en/investment-solutions/products/nbi-global-tactical-bond-fund/ Learn more about NBI Funds: https://nbcadvisor.com/en/investment-solutions/products/nbi-funds/ To see more videos from National Bank Investments, subscribe to: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuERhy6KozufEnhyE2FvbuXWBcW1t8Ewa LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/national-bank-investment/ National Bank Investments, 1100 Robert-Bourassa Blvd, 10th floor, Montreal, Quebec H3B 2G7 _____________________ Bond market performance in the first quarter of 2018 highlights the benefits of regional diversification within your fixed income portfolio. February’s higher than expected wage data highlighted concerns on both the level of inflation as well as the Fed’s reaction function. This translated into both higher yields and higher volatility. Yields in the US rose significantly, making the US one of the worst performing bond markets. Performance within spread sectors was mixed as investment grade corporate credit and agency mortgages posted negative excess returns while local Emerging Markets posted positive excess returns. The Fund was positioned well to navigate this volatility in markets and outperformed its benchmark during the quarter. A combination of yield curve, country and currency positioning led much of the outperformance. The Fund benefited from having a lower duration exposure than the index in places like the US, UK and Canada, where yields were rising. We also benefited from overweight positions in Portugal, Spain and South Africa, where yields fell during the quarter. The Fund is well positioned to capitalize on opportunities if volatility persists in markets. On a sector basis, we continue to maintain overweight positions in Emerging Market Debt, inflation-linked bonds and investment grade corporate bonds. The overweights are offset by underweight positions in Developed market sovereigns and US agency mortgage backed securities. While the Fund has been underweight duration relative to the index, we have been looking for opportunities to cover some of that short position as rates have risen closer to fair value. The Fund’s currency strategy is centered on a core short US dollar position. However, we also see value in a number of relative value currency pairs like being long Scandinavian currencies against the Euro and being long the Japanese Yen vs. other Asian currencies. Going forward, we think headwinds are likely to persist for fixed income markets. A renormalization of monetary policy in the US, UK and Canada is likely to continue over the next few quarters. It is important to note, though, that the pace of that renormalization is likely to be quite slow and while rates will be rising from current levels, they will still remain low on a historical basis. Despite the net decline in US equity prices and rise in volatility, financial conditions remain accommodative. This is an environment which we think will reward active managers like ourselves, offering many relative value opportunities within countries and sectors.
PH may lose investment grade ratings, infra funds if LGUs get share from nat’l taxes
 
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PH may lose investment grade ratings, infra funds if LGUs get share from nat’l taxes The Philippines stands to lose its investment-grade credit ratings and may have to stop construction of big-ticket infrastructure projects if the Supreme Court ruling that grants local government units (LGUs) a share from “all” national taxes gets implemented, Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno said. As such, Diokno said they would ask the Office of the Solicitor General to file a motion seeking a reversal of the high court’s decision on LGU’s internal revenue allotment (IRA). Last week, the Su... --------------------- Don't Forget Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz6hJLxgBvZsaa3_IUt5IyQ?sub_confirmation=1
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Warren Buffett on the Financial & Housing Crisis and Credit Rating Agencies (2010)
 
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A credit rating agency (CRA) is a company that assigns credit ratings for issuers of certain types of debt obligations as well as the debt instruments themselves. In some cases, the servicers of the underlying debt are also given ratings. More on Buffett: https://www.amazon.com/gp/search?ie=UTF8&tag=tra0c7-20&linkCode=ur2&linkId=22f3a19f1003df6e04ad734879f32fb7&camp=1789&creative=9325&index=books&keywords=warren%20buffett In most cases, the issuers of securities are companies, special purpose entities, state and local governments, non-profit organizations, or national governments issuing debt-like securities (i.e., bonds) that can be traded on a secondary market. A credit rating for an issuer takes into consideration the issuer's credit worthiness (i.e., its ability to pay back a loan), and affects the interest rate applied to the particular security being issued. The value of such security ratings has been widely questioned after the 2007--09 financial crisis. In 2003, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission submitted a report to Congress detailing plans to launch an investigation into the anti-competitive practices of credit rating agencies and issues including conflicts of interest. More recently, ratings downgrades during the European sovereign debt crisis of 2010--11 have drawn criticism from the EU and individual countries. A company that issues credit scores for individual credit-worthiness is generally called a credit bureau (US) or consumer credit reporting agency (UK). Credit rating agencies have been subject to the following criticisms: Credit rating agencies do not downgrade companies promptly enough. For example, Enron's rating remained at investment grade four days before the company went bankrupt, despite the fact that credit rating agencies had been aware of the company's problems for months. Or, for example, Moody's gave Freddie Mac's preferred stock the top rating until Warren Buffett talked about Freddie on CNBC and on the next day Moody's downgraded Freddie to one tick above junk bonds. Some empirical studies have documented that yield spreads of corporate bonds start to expand as credit quality deteriorates but before a rating downgrade, implying that the market often leads a downgrade and questioning the informational value of credit ratings. This has led to suggestions that, rather than rely on CRA ratings in financial regulation, financial regulators should instead require banks, broker-dealers and insurance firms (among others) to use credit spreads when calculating the risk in their portfolio. Large corporate rating agencies have been criticized for having too familiar a relationship with company management, possibly opening themselves to undue influence or the vulnerability of being misled. These agencies meet frequently in person with the management of many companies, and advise on actions the company should take to maintain a certain rating. Furthermore, because information about ratings changes from the larger CRAs can spread so quickly (by word of mouth, email, etc.), the larger CRAs charge debt issuers, rather than investors, for their ratings. This has led to accusations that these CRAs are plagued by conflicts of interest that might inhibit them from providing accurate and honest ratings. At the same time, more generally, the largest agencies (Moody's and Standard & Poor's) are often seen as promoting a narrow-minded focus on credit ratings, possibly at the expense of employees, the environment, or long-term research and development. These accusations are not entirely consistent: on one hand, the larger CRAs are accused of being too cozy with the companies they rate, and on the other hand they are accused of being too focused on a company's "bottom line" and unwilling to listen to a company's explanations for its actions. While often accused of being too close to company management of their existing clients, CRAs have also been accused of engaging in heavy-handed "blackmail" tactics in order to solicit business from new clients, and lowering ratings for those firms . For instance, Moody's published an "unsolicited" rating of Hannover Re, with a subsequent letter to the insurance firm indicating that "it looked forward to the day Hannover would be willing to pay". When Hannover management refused, Moody's continued to give Hannover Re ratings, which were downgraded over successive years, all while making payment requests that the insurer rebuffed. In 2004, Moody's cut Hannover's debt to junk status, and even though the insurer's other rating agencies gave it strong marks, shareholders were shocked by the downgrade and Hannover lost $175 million USD in market capitalization. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Credit_rating_agency
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BVTV: Bond yields and inflation and credit markets
 
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Bond Vigilantes TV - The weekly review of global bond markets by the M&G Fixed Income team. In this week's edition: - Bond yields and inflation surprises: waking up to reflation? - A good start to the year in credit markets - Record supply in US Investment grade credit Visit Bond Vigilantes: https://www.bondvigilantes.com/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=video&utm_campaign=inflation
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Rappler Newscast: Arroyo plunder raps, PH investment grade, US shutdown
 
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Former president Arroyo and her Cabinet officials face plunder charges over the Malampaya fund. | The Philippines gets another seal of approval -- investment grade status from credit agency Moody's. | Talks between US President Barack Obama and Republican leaders fail to end a government shutdown. http://www.rappler.com/nation/40484-plunder-complaint-arroyo-cabinet-malampaya http://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/39832-malampaya-scam-fertilizer-fund-scandal http://www.rappler.com/nation/40498-arroyo-andaya-plunder-complaint-malampaya-fund http://www.rappler.com/nation/40459-miriam-aquino-bribery-after-fact-still-bribery http://www.rappler.com/nation/40482-3-ayala-firms-face-charges-over-serendra-blast http://www.rappler.com/business/economy-watch/40469-philippines-investment-grade-moodys http://www.rappler.com/nation/40492-bases-access-round-four-critical-stage http://www.rappler.com/nation/40500-pope-francis-message-filipinos-pcne http://www.rappler.com/world/regions/us-canada/40444-us-shutdown-talks-boehner-obama-reid-pelosi http://www.rappler.com/thewrap/october-3-2013-edition http://www.rappler.com/thewrap/october-3-2013-edition/better-access-aid-syria-un-council-asks http://www.rappler.com/thewrap/october-3-2013-edition/jury-clears-promoter-michael-jackson-death http://www.rappler.com/thewrap/october-3-2013-edition/author-tom-clancy-dies For more visit www.rappler.com Newscast production staff EXECUTIVE PRODUCER / WRITER Lilibeth Frondoso DIRECTOR Rupert Ambil ASSOCIATE PRODUCER / PUBLISHER Rodneil Quiteles Dindin Reyes HEAD WRITER / PROMPTER Katerina Francisco MASTER EDITOR / PLAYBACK Vicente Roxas Exxon Ruebe Jom Tolentino TECHNICAL DIRECTOR / CAMERAMAN Charlie Salazar Adrian Portugal Francis Lopez Naoki Mengua GRAPHICS Jessica Lazaro Matthew Hebrona
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Debt Buyers: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
 
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Companies that purchase debt cheaply then collect it aggressively are shockingly easy to start. We can prove it! Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube channel for more almost news as it almost happens: www.youtube.com/user/LastWeekTonight Find Last Week Tonight on Facebook like your mom would: http://Facebook.com/LastWeekTonight Follow us on Twitter for news about jokes and jokes about news: http://Twitter.com/LastWeekTonight Visit our official site for all that other stuff at once: http://www.hbo.com/lastweektonight
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What are Blue Chip Stocks? | क्या Blue Chip Stocks मे invest करना सही है?
 
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This video covers basics of blue chip stocks and provide a list of blue chip companies in India 2017. List of some blue chip stocks In India: Reliance industries, BPCL, HDFC, ICICI Bank, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Infosys, HPCL, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Music credit : Amazing Grace 2011 - Classical Whimsical by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100820 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ To know more about stock market visit our website or youtube channel. Picture Credits: Graphics: www.freepik.com Visit our website: www.FinnovationZ.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/finnovationz Instagram: www.instagram.com/finnovationzindia Twiiter: www.twitter.com/finnovationz555 Telegram Group: https://t.me/joinchat/AAAAAEJ5MC-hQL7QJr85mw
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The Types of Bond Funds We Buy
 
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Michael talks about the Types of Bond Funds we buy here at Yardley Wealth Management. Transcript: What type of bond funds do we buy for our clients? We buy bonds for specific purposes, the funds that we buy are short and intermediate term, investment grade and in tax qualified accounts, global bonds. In taxable accounts we will often buy short and intermediate investment grade municipal bonds. We buy the bonds that we do, which are high quality and shorter duration bonds, because those are the bonds people look to buy when the stock market is doing poorly and people are afraid to buy stocks. So when you hear the so called "Flight to Quality" which is when people get nervous about stocks and start buying treasuries or high quality muni's, those are the bonds we buy. The funds we buy buy those bonds and the reason we do that is so that when our clients portfolios suffer because the stocks are going down the bond funds would be going up. So the overall portfolio value is not as adversely affected as if we just had normal bonds or long term bonds or junk bonds. We take a very focused approach that we are going to but short and intermediate term bonds on funds that are going to be globally diversified and with that global diversification comes buying hedge against currency changes. So we don't want our bond funds to go up and down based on how the Euro or the dollar and Yen are doing. So the funds pay a very small amount of money and hedge the currencies so that the returns we get are the returns we would get from the bonds themselves not from the changes in currencies. Just a recap, we really prefer buying bond funds for our clients not individual bonds and the funds we buy are short and intermediate term, they are globally diversified when we can do it and they are of the highest quality. We don't buy junk bonds or we don't buy the extended credit bonds we just buy the ones that are the highest. Thats it, thanks!
Rappler Newscast | July 26, 2013
 
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Another Rappler exclusive on the pork barrel scam: favored NGOs corner almost half of development funds. | An investment grade status from credit rating agency Moody's may be coming soon. | Facebook surprises Wall Street by showing it can make money from folks on smartphones and tablets. http://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/34870-almost-half-of-pdaf-goes-to-favored-ngos http://www.rappler.com/nation/34872-senate-minority-inclined-accept-committees http://www.rappler.com/nation/34862-customs-revamp-port-collectors http://www.rappler.com/nation/34883-court-denies-bail-for-palparan-s-co-accused http://www.rappler.com/nation/34881-dfa-ofws-saudi-consulate-arson http://www.rappler.com/business/industries/210-capital-markets/34850-investment-grade-from-moody-s-coming-soon http://www.rappler.com/business/industries/173-power-and-energy/34866-currency-woes-widen-philex-petroleum-losses-in-h1 http://www.rappler.com/life-and-style/34863-prince-harry-promises-to-be-a-fun-uncle http://www.rappler.com/thewrap/july-26-2013-edition http://www.rappler.com/thewrap/july-26-2013-edition/speed-seen-probe-spain-rail-disaster http://www.rappler.com/thewrap/july-26-2013-edition/arctic-methane-breach-an-economic-time-bomb http://www.rappler.com/thewrap/july-26-2013-edition/mobile-strategy-pays-off-facebook For more visit www.rappler.com Newscast production staff EXECUTIVE PRODUCER / WRITER Lilibeth Frondoso DIRECTOR Rupert Ambil ASSOCIATE PRODUCER / PUBLISHER Rodneil Quiteles Dindin Reyes HEAD WRITER / PROMPTER Katerina Francisco MASTER EDITOR / PLAYBACK Vicente Roxas Exxon Ruebe TECHNICAL DIRECTOR / CAMERAMAN Charlie Salazar Adrian Portugal Francis Lopez Naoki Mengua GRAPHICS Jessica Lazaro Matthew Hebrona
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Fund Focus: Nikko AM SGD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF
 
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Calvin Neo Product Development Director & ETF Specialist Nikko Asset Management Asia Limited
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Mike MacBain – Outlook for High Yield
 
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Mike MacBain, CIO, East Coast Fund Management, portfolio manager for Arrow Capital's Exemplar Investment Grade Fund and Exemplar Tactical Corporate Bond Fund, discusses his outlook for high-yield bonds, as well as a couple of his firm's favourite holdings.
THL Credit Senior Loan Fund Celebrates Listing on the NYSE
 
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THL Credit Senior Loan Fund Celebrates Listing on the NYSE Executives and guests of New York, NY-based, THL Credit Senior Load Fund will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Monday, September 23 to celebrate the Fund's recent listing. THL Credit Senior Load Fund began trading on the NYSE on September 20 under the ticker symbol, "TSLF." To highlight this important company milestone, Jim Hunt, CIO and CEO, THL Credit Advisors LLC, joined by members of THL Credit Senior Loan Fund's leadership team, will ring the NYSE Opening Bell. About THL Credit Senior Loan Fund THL Credit Senior Loan Fund ("the Fund") is a newly-organized non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's objective is to provide current income and preservation of capital primarily thorough investment in U.S dollar-denominated senior secured corporate loans and notes ("Bank Loans"). The Bank Loans in which the Fund expects to invest substantially all of its assets are fully-collateralized, first lien corporate loans and notes. The Fund may also invest in other securities and instruments, including high yield bonds that are rated below investment-grade by a nationally recognized rating agency or are unrated but deemed to be of similar quality by THL Credit. (Source: THL Credit Senior Loan Fund)
Petrobras Will Be Turned Around Says Eaton Vance Fund Manager
 
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Petrobras is a scandal-ridden company, but the oil giant is also a real asset to Brazil, said Kathleen Gaffney, portfolio manager for the Eaton Vance Bond Fund. Gaffney added that Brazil could potentially lose its investment grade credit rating in the next two years, so they realize the time is now to deal with corruption and fixing Petrobras will be a priority. She said the fund does not hedge the currency because they are long term investors and they plan to hold the energy bonds they picked up during the sell-off in the fourth quarter of 2014. Finally, Gaffney said a Fed tightening, which she expects to be pushed out until later this year, will hurt emerging markets selectively. Subscribe to TheStreetTV on YouTube: http://t.st/TheStreetTV For more content from TheStreet visit: http://thestreet.com Check out all our videos: http://youtube.com/user/TheStreetTV Follow TheStreet on Twitter: http://twitter.com/thestreet Like TheStreet on Facebook: http://facebook.com/TheStreet Follow TheStreet on LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/company/theStreet Follow TheStreet on Google+: http://plus.google.com/+TheStreet
NEFT vs RTGS vs IMPS vs UPI vs ECS vs Credit Card | Online Fund Transfer | Internet Banking
 
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While transferring money online, we come across various acronyms like ECS, NEFT, EFT, RTGS and IMPS. And after demonitisation UPI payments and mobile wallets have gained popularity. In this video we will see what is the difference between all of these. Yadnya Book - 108 Questions & Answers on Mutual Funds & SIP - Available here: Amazon: https://goo.gl/WCq89k Flipkart: https://goo.gl/tCs2nR Infibeam: https://goo.gl/acMn7j Notionpress: https://goo.gl/REq6To Find us on Social Media and stay connected: Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/InvestYadnya Facebook Group - https://goo.gl/y57Qcr Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/InvestYadnya
Moody's decision on SA's credit rating - Zuzana Brixiova
 
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The Rand hit a one month high today following the decision of credit rating agency, Moody's, not to downgrade South Africa. South Africa was hit by a series of downgrades last year which means that S and P and Fitch - the other major rating agencies - rate South Africa as junk when it comes to the sovereign or 'foreign currency' rating. They also rate South African bonds denominated in Rand - which are the majority bonds that the government uses to raise funds - as junk. But Moody's as you can see rates South Africa in investment grade. Last year it took a wait and see stance and - given its note on Friday - the rating agency is happy with the budget and the political changes in South Africa. Markets are cheering the fact that Moody's not only kept its rate unchanged but also changed the outlook from negative to stable. That means we are no longer likely to be downgraded the next time around. For more news, visit: sabcnews.com
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East Coast Investment Grade Income Fund (ECF.UN) opens Toronto Stock Exchange, May 28, 2012.
 
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Jim McGovern, CEO, Arrow Capital Management Inc., and Mike MacBain, Founding Partner, East Coast Fund Management joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to launch East Coast Investment Grade Income Fund (ECF.UN). Headquartered in Toronto, Arrow Capital Management is an alternative investment fund company with knowledge in active portfolio management and manager selection. For more information visit www.arrowhedge.com
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Kerrisdale Capital: How do people react these days if a hedge fund is up 200% in a year?
 
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Subscribe to this channel: http://www.youtube.com/OpalesqueTV Sahm Adrangi is the founder and CIO of Kerrisdale Capital Management, a value-oriented and special situations fund based in New York. Mr. Adrangi is a leading expert on Chinese stock scams and has shared in-depth research with the investment community on fraudulent U.S.-listed Chinese companies. It's not only Sino-Forest Beginning in 2004 and particularly from 2006-2009, more than 400 Chinese companies went public in the U.S. through reverse mergers, avoiding the costs and rigorous due diligence involved with registering in the mainland or Hong Kong. Throughout 2010 and 2011, many U.S.-listed Chinese reverse mergers were exposed as frauds, leading to stock halts, auditor resignations and a general decline in the sector. Red flags at U.S.-listed Chinese companies include inflated margins, low-quality auditors, high CFO and auditor turnover, sham acquisitions, related party transactions, etc. Kerrisdale published research reports on numerous frauds, and benefited as the Bloomberg Chinese Reverse Merger Index (a proxy for this group) fell more than 60% during 2011. Since inception in July 2009, Kerrisdale Partners LP has been ranked among the top performing hedge funds, making most of its money on the opportunistic book and on the short side. Learn from Sahm in this fascinating Opalesque.TV BACKSTAGE interview how brazen fraudsters recklessly set up phony firms and produce false reports. However, such stock scams can also occur in non-Chinese companies, particularly in sectors that lend themselves to "stories", such as tech, biotech, metals & mining, oil & gas, etc. Prior to founding Karrisdale Capital Management, Sahm Adrangi was an investment analyst at Longacre Fund Management where he was doing investment research both on Longacre's flagship distressed debt credit fund and an equity fund. Prior to Longacre, Mr. Adrangi worked in the bankruptcy restructuring group at Chanin Capital Partners. Prior to Chanin, he worked in the leveraged finance investment banking group of Deutsche Bank.
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India's Top 10 Blue Chip Companies / Top Blue Chip Stocks
 
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