Treasuries

We're All Correlated Now

Lockstep Main Entry: lock·step Pronunciation: ˈläk-ˌstep Function: noun 1 : a mode of marching in step by a body of persons going one after another as closely as possible 2 : a standard method or procedure that is mindlessly adhered to or that minimizes individuality — in lockstep : in perfect or rigid often mindless…

Interview with Johnny Upside: Fund of Fund of Funds

Today we bring you an interview with Johnny Upside, a Wall Street hotshot armed with an MBA, very little brain power and a limitless ego and sense of entitlement.  Johnny possesses only one real talent – the ability to show up wherever the big money is being made.  Unfortunately, his very presence usually means that…

Barron's Buzz: January 4th, 2009

Quick thoughts on this week’s Barron’s… Bubble in Treasuries?  Yeah, probably…Read the cover article, called Get Out Now by Andrew Bary and you decide. Kopin Tan does the obligatory “cash on the sidelines about to come into the market” story in The Trader column.  I’ll admit, the figures are huge, but they’ve always seemed huge,…