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A deep dive into run dynamics and liability-driven investment pools
“The important thing is not the fall. It’s the landing”
“UST breakdown is a growing risk” — have a great weekend
Guess who’s back, back again
Ukraine is “match fit” after years of bombardment
If you answered UK life insurers, award yourself half a point
Information overload; liquidity spirals; Boaz Weinstein; Blackstone; mobile network blackouts; and peak oil
Master troll, or pot calling kettle black?
A Q&A on what went wrong with liability-driven investing
The Fund already has the tools and framework it needs
The dollar is blowing everything to smithereens
Pension plan plumbing problems forced the Bank’s hand
Nominal discount rates; liquidity; massaged earnings; Xi Jinping; Nord Stream; crypto; Ukraine; and asteroids
Lord make me chaste, but not yet
It’s worse than you think
What will get chomped on first?
M&A forecasting; collateral calls; CalMac; Boohoo; Burberry; lumber; mortgages; and metaverse strip clubs
Our two cents (/pence)
Larry Summers sics the Fund on the UK
Base rates to 6% and house prices down 10-15%
The Bank of England does not have a lot of options
It’s probably not with doctors
It’s finally happening . . .
Meet the team at FTAV Towers
Risk; sterling; China; that New Jersey deli; Larry Summers; anarchy; Reddit; chess; and pianos
He’s dealing with an important shortage: balance sheet
When dilution is a solution
“Yeah I’m watching”
And did those feet in ancient time; Silly Walk upon England's mountains green?
Sterling is having another special one
Pound versus hedge funds; wages; antitrust; price controls; the Fed; Chinese property; Rudy Giuliani; and ARM
Hope you all still have those tin hats on
Squeaky-bum time for Bailey
Self-care, Alphaville style
Thanks for playing