https://media.blubrry.com/invest/p/content.blubrry.com/invest/Why_Companies_Have_Been_Issuing_Convertible_Bonds_Lately_September_2014_Podcast.mp3Subscribe: Android | RSSLast week Twitter raised $1.8 billion in a convertible bond issue. Over the last couple of years, many companies have issued convertible bonds as a way of raising capital. Why convertible bonds though? Tom and Brendan discuss during this week’s Mullooly Asset Management podcast. In order to explain why companies have been… [Read More] Why a Company Would Issue Convertible Bonds
Floating Rate Funds How familiar are you with bank loan funds? Maybe you’ve heard of floating rate funds? For the record, most bank loan funds are floating rate funds. They’re becoming popular due to the interest rate environment we’re experiencing. Many people feel interest rates will rise. With a floating rate fund, when interest rates… [Read More] Floating Rate Funds: How Appropriate Are They?
https://media.blubrry.com/invest/p/content.blubrry.com/invest/Why_Invest_in_High_Yield_Bonds_August_2014_Podcast.mp3Subscribe: Android | RSSInvestors looking for income might be drawn to high yield bonds. High yield sounds like exactly what they’re looking for. However, their desire for yield often leads them to overlook the many risks that surround these investments. Tom and Brendan discuss the risks associated with high yield bonds on this week’s Mullooly… [Read More] Understand the Risks of High Yield Bonds
Why the Strong Second Quarter from Bonds Recently there’s a been a lot of curiosity about the strong second quarter turned in by the bond market. Tom discusses two theories that may explain the bond market’s second quarter. These are, of course, just theories because nobody ever discloses their personal reasons for buying or selling… [Read More] Why the Strong Second Quarter from Bonds?
https://media.blubrry.com/invest/p/content.blubrry.com/invest/Puerto_Rican_Municipal_Bonds_Podcast_April_2014.mp3Subscribe: Android | RSSThe topic of this week’s Mullooly Asset Management podcast came from an industry newsletter we recently read here in the office. You can check out the post here (http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20140422/FREE/140429982). The article is centered around a recent uptrend in arbitration cases filed to Finra in the first quarter of 2014. Many of these… [Read More] Puerto Rican Municipal Bonds: A Lesson in Debt Securities
https://media.blubrry.com/invest/p/content.blubrry.com/invest/The_Search_for_Income_Continues_Feb_2014_Podcast.mp3Subscribe: Android | RSSIt’s only the end of February, but a common theme of 2014 (so far) has been investors’ desire for more income. They’re chasing it more than ever and are hungry for income based investment ideas. In this week’s Mullooly Asset Management podcast, Tom and Brendan share some thoughts about this need for… [Read More] Need More Income: The Search Continues for Investors