Posts filed under “Credit”

What’s in Your Money Market ?

Interesting chart from Mike Panzner of an "enhanced money market fund" that — allegedly — used subprime-related assets to boost returns.

The symbol on Bloomberg is: AXUSLCU LX
Equity.  I use the phrase "allegedly", because I have not as yet been able to confirm
the exact nature of what triggered this nice little mark-down…

AXA IM Fixed Income Investment Strategies – US Libor Plus fund is
a fund registered in Luxembourg. The investment objective of the Fund is to
produce an annual total rate of return on a net of fee basis which exceeds
the benchmark (one month Libor) index rate of return of 50 basis points.

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AXUSLCU daily chart with 50 and 200 day moving average

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Ouch!

I always say, there is nothing more expensive than reaching for Yield.

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Investing

Brief Foreclosure History & Mortgage Delinquency Maps

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Hedge Funds, Real Estate

“Right now things are starting to come unglued”

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Markets, Psychology, Real Estate

Borrowing & Spending

Category: Consumer Spending, Credit, Psychology, Real Estate, Retail

Underwater ARMs ?

Category: Credit, Data Analysis, Real Estate

10 Questions About CDOs

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Hedge Funds, Investing, Psychology

CDO Hedge Funds = Enron ?

Category: Credit, Data Analysis, Derivatives, Finance, Hedge Funds, Markets, Psychology

Read it here first: Borrowing FICO Scores

Category: Credit, Economy, Financial Press, Real Estate

Pressure on Home Prices ?

Category: Credit, Economy, Psychology, Real Estate

Go FICO Yourself: Selling Your Credit Score

Category: Credit, Economy, Real Estate