‘Investors Are Running out of Havens’ — Erratic Behavior in US Bond Markets Points to Deep Recession, Elevated Sovereign Risk

‘Investors Are Running out of Havens’ — Erratic Behavior in US Bond Markets Points to Deep Recession, Elevated Sovereign Risk

Yields on long-dated U.S. Treasuries have been erratic this year and this week, the 10-year Treasury yield crossed 3.5% for the first time in a decade. Following the Fed’s 75bps (basis points) rate hike, 10-year notes reached 3.642% and two-year Treasury notes jumped to a 15-year high at 4.090%. The curve between the two- and […]

Rome’s Financial Volatility to Shock the Eurozone — Hedge Funds Bet  Billion Against Italian Debt

Rome’s Financial Volatility to Shock the Eurozone — Hedge Funds Bet $39 Billion Against Italian Debt

Hedge funds are betting against Rome’s liabilities as S&P Market Intelligence data indicates investors have amassed a $37 billion short bet against Italian debt. The hedge funds are betting large against Italian bonds and investors haven’t bet this high against Rome since 2008, as Italy faces political uncertainty, an energy crisis, and an inflation rate […]

Meta Reportedly Issuing  Billion in Bonds to Invest in Its Metaverse Products and Other Initiatives

Meta Reportedly Issuing $10 Billion in Bonds to Invest in Its Metaverse Products and Other Initiatives

Meta, the social media company, is planning to issue its first set of bonds to finance new investments and operations, according to reports. The company will be selling $10 billion in debt, to maintain a healthy cash flow and fund buybacks, per statements of two people with reported knowledge of the deal. Meta to Issue […]

Erratic Bond Yields, Lockdowns, and War — 3 Reasons Why Economic Recovery Won’t Happen Quickly

Erratic Bond Yields, Lockdowns, and War — 3 Reasons Why Economic Recovery Won’t Happen Quickly

The global economy looks bleak as inflation continues to rise, and a wide array of financial investments continue to shudder in value. Since May 2, 2022, the crypto economy has dropped more than 15% from $1.83 trillion to today’s $1.54 trillion. The price of gold has lost 5% in 30 days, and major stock market […]

Bank of America Strategist Warns ‘Recession Shock’ Is Coming, Analyst Says Crypto Could Outperform Bonds

Bank of America Strategist Warns ‘Recession Shock’ Is Coming, Analyst Says Crypto Could Outperform Bonds

On Friday, Bank of America’s (BOFA) chief investment strategist Michael Hartnett explained in a weekly financial note to clients that the U.S. economy could head into a recession. The BOFA strategist’s note further detailed that cryptocurrencies could outperform bonds and stocks. BOFA Strategist Notes inflation Shock Is Worsening, Cryptocurrencies Could Outperform Bonds and Stocks […]

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