NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The October 18th issue of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, a journal of the financial markets, is published and available to the public. This issue is now available for download at www.grantspub.com for all subscribers. To subscribe please visit: http://www.grantspub.com/subscribe or call John D'Alberto: (646) 312-8890.
The current issue includes the following articles:
SPECULATIVE DEBT AT A SPECULATIVE PRICE
Troubled borrowers are a dime a dozen in the leveraged world we live in. Vanishingly rare, however, are bonds priced to compensate an investor for the risks associated with that fact. Enter here a certain beleaguered credit.
INVESTING IN YELLEN
By the looks of things, the post-Bernanke Federal Reserve will be much like the Bernanke Federal Reserve, except, perhaps, more open-handed. The ideal hedge against the possible consequences of an overly aggressive monetary policy would be a value-laden equity that could prosper in any macroeconomic setting but could shine in an inflationary one. Herewith, candidates to fill the bill.
WARRANTY NOT INCLUDED
From zero to 60 miles per hour was once the test of a thoroughbred-racing machine. From the original sticker price to the tens of millions of dollars is the new standard for the age of QE. As most everyone knows, the prices of tangible assets have taken flight. Why? is the question before the house.
A SMALLER WORLD THAN YOU THOUGHT.
Last month, McKinsey & Co. published results of a survey of 29 fashion and apparel chief purchasing officers responsible for sourcing $39 billion of goods each year. Is the world running out of cheap labor?
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