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Donald R. van Deventer founded the Kamakura Corporation in April, 1990 and is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. van Deventer's emphasis at Kamakura Corporation is enterprise wide risk management and modern credit risk technology. The second edition of his newest book, Advanced... More
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  • Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, And Bank Of America Lead Bond Trading Volume 2 comments
    Jun 4, 2014 12:31 PM | about stocks: GS, WFC, BAC

    (click to enlarge)bondvol

    This chart ranks the most actively traded bond issuers in the U.S. fixed rate corporate bond market by the notional principal of bonds traded on that issuer name.

    The data is provided by Kamakura Risk Information Services. For more information please contact

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Stocks: GS, WFC, BAC
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  • june1234
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    Thx for the update. You might think with growth on the horizon bonds would be getting dumped vs bid on the way they've been so far this season; an interesting dynamic, indexes and bonds moving in same direction. One of em has to change direction one would think
    4 Jun 2014, 08:47 PM Reply Like
  • Donald van Deventer
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    Author’s reply » Yes, totally agree. With bonds, though, the statistical evidence is very strong that rising rates narrows spreads (contrary to the reaching for yield news)...someone who wants to trade spreads wants to short corporates and go long Treasuries. The second have of that trade is easy and the first half is very hard....
    4 Jun 2014, 11:29 PM Reply Like
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