Chapter 5: Electronic Corporate Bond Trading—Do I See a…

Same story, different day..’electronifying the corporate bond market’. . Folks have been looking for this Holy Grail for the past 20 years..That’s right..other than Bloomberg’s 1990’s system, a company named BondNet was the first to launch a web-based platform. That was an independent IDB platform created by some very innovative…Read More

12 February, 2015

$AAPL Swiss Bond Deal-Slicing Through the Jibber Jabber With…

MarketsMuse update profiling Apple, Inc. ($AAPL) Swiss bond issuance is courtesy of extract from a.m. edition of Rareview Macro LLC's "Sight Beyond Sight." The commentary on Apple Inc. (symbol: AAPL) and Swiss franc (CHF) below is certainly a rare view, simply because most professionals are still trying to decipher the…Read More

10 February, 2015

Fixed Income Guru Says This About Interest Rate Outlook-

[caption id="attachment_2790" align="alignleft" width="150"] Ron Quigley, Mischler Financial Group[/caption] MarketsMuse fixed income fix for Feb 5 is courtesy of Industry Veteran and debt capital markets guru Ron Quigley, Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income Syndicate for Mischler Financial Group, the sell-side's first and foremost investment bank/institutional brokerage boutique that…Read More

5 February, 2015

Electronic Trading of Corporate Bonds: Buy-Side Says: Don’t Fix… continues coverage of corporate bond electronic trading initiatives with outtake courtesy of coverage by Traders Magazine and column authored by Wall Street & Technology's Ivy Schmerken. MM editor note: Since it was our chief honcho who coined the phrase "electronification of markets" 20 years ago, we're also the first…Read More

3 February, 2015

Crude Oil, Contango and Confusion; Global Macro View

MarketsMuse provides below extracts from Feb 2 edition of Rareview Macro's Sight Beyond Sight as a courtesy to our readers. The entire edition of today's SBS newsletter is available via the link below. [caption id="attachment_2349" align="alignleft" width="150"] Neil Azous, Rareview Macro[/caption] Professionals Taking Move in Crude Oil Seriously...Concern Over Deeper…Read More

2 February, 2015
bond trading platform, RVQB

Fixed Income Trading Technology Part 5-RVQB Throws Hat in…

MarketMuse update courtesy of repurpose from, originally from Traders Magazine, one of the sell-side’s  top publications. Quantitative Brokers and RiskVal have formed a partnership to create and deliver a fixed income trading platform, called RVQB. The new sellside bond trading platform "combines powerful real-time analytics with seamless access to QB algorithms for…Read More

29 January, 2015

Here We Go Again: OpenBondX Proposes Launch of Another…

While contemplating today’s news release profiling the proposed launch of the latest corporate bond electronic trading platform “OpenBondX,” MarketsMuse senior editors respectfully borrow Yogi Berra’s best line  “"It's like déjà vu all over again." But for those too young to remember that most famous Yankee, we’ll toss you a softball: “Here we…Read More

28 January, 2015

Corporate Bond ETFs: Trading Underlying Issues Is Not So…

Greenwich Associates study reveals difficulty in executing corporate bond trades; Transparency and Liquidity are Lacking MarketsMuse update courtesy of extract from Jan 23 Wall Street Letter, followed by our own comments (thanks to our Exec Editor’s providing more than average knowledge of corporate bond trading and the assortment of electronic…Read More

24 January, 2015

China’s Stock Connect Cooks Up ETF Plan: One from…

MarketsMuse update courtesy of extract from and Traders Magazine via Bloomberg LP (Bloomberg) -- China is considering allowing international investors to buy bonds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) through the link between the Hong Kong and Shanghai bourses. “We can offer more diversified products,” Huang Hongyuan, president of the Shanghai…Read More

24 January, 2015