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Markets for financial derivatives are booming Collateralized loan obligations, or CLO funds, hold pools of leveraged loans made to businesses that qualify for speculative-grade or “junk” ratings. They have garnered scrutiny in recent years as the main buyers of leverage loans, which topped $1 trillion for the first time in history in 2018. It is…

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Lessons learned from trading were shared by zacks.com “After all these years, my experience has taught me to accept that the market is a living breathing organism. It is not against you; it is not out to get you; it just exists as a marketplace where prices go up and down based on a wide…

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Forbes recently predicted that 2020 will be the most volatile year in history “A far bigger one is the looming 2020 US campaign. None of the possible outcomes are particularly good. I think the best we can hope for is continued gridlock. But between now and November 2020, none of us will know the outcome. Instead, a…

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Warren Bufffet is reportedly increasing his cash position: “Warren Buffett’s mountain of cash may be a warning to investors that stocks are overvalued and that a crash is around the corner. Berkshire’s cash pile is worth nearly 60% of its $208 billion portfolio of public companies. In the past 32 years, the group held more…

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Managing personal finances is not easy. Fortunately, you can turn to financial therapists for help, as explained by Marketwatch “Demand for financial therapy is poised to grow, said Debra Kaplan, a Tucson, Ariz.–based licensed mental-health therapist, speaker and author of “For Love and Money: Exploring Sexual & Financial Betrayal in Relationships.” Kaplan has an MBA…

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The Volatility index just hit a new low. Valuewalk reported: “The technical picture is clearly bullish on Wall Street, thanks to this week’s rally, and all of the key trend indicators are pointing higher again following the August correction. The S&P 500, the Nasdaq, and the Dow are still well above their flat 200-day moving…

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With the inversion of the yield curve, investors started worrying about a recession. “You can be sure an economic downturn will affect your investments in one way or another. But, if you’re not relying on that money for day-to-day living or an upcoming expense, you’ll be just fine, says Lauren Anastasio, a certified financial planner…

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High-yield bonds are doing well lately, according to Reuters. “Investors had been feasting on U.S. corporate credit bonds for years, though recession fears and mounting defaults late last year put an abrupt end to that. This year, the appetite for U.S. corporate bonds picked up dramatically when investors’ views on the economy began to improve…

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