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Ford stock rallies to highest in 6 years

Ford Motor Co. stock rose more than 4% on Wednesday after Credit Suisse turned bullish on the shares, praising the Detroit auto maker's turnaround after a series of "disappointments." 1:16 p.m. Oct. 20, 2021

Prelude to the future of finance? SocGen is raising a loan from a DeFi protocol to refinance tokenized bonds

If materialized, SocGen's financing from MakerDAO will be the first time a major bank borrows from decentralized finance, or DeFi protocols. 4:22 p.m. Oct. 18, 2021

Bond yields keep climbing with 30-year pushing further past 2%

The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond pushed further past 2% early Wednesday, last up 6 basis points to 2.05%, a level not seen since June. The 10-year was yielding 1.533%, up 5 basis points, also hovering at levels not seen since June. Yields have been climbing since last week's Federal Reserve decision. 3:00 a.m. Sept. 28, 2021

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Subprime auto lender Honor Finance set up ‘house of cards’ debt deal that was ‘doomed to fail,’ SEC claims

Five years ago, Honor Finance sold a $100 million subprime auto bond deal to investors the SEC claims was 'secretly stuffed' with 'bad loans' that executives disguised to look better than they were.

6:24 p.m. Sept. 23, 2021
The Wall Street debt machine pauses as China’s property woes rattle stocks, crypto, memes and more

The largest part of the nearly $10.6 trillion U.S. corporate bond market sat idle on Monday as investors watch for spillover from the debt woes of China's second-largest property developer.

7:03 p.m. Sept. 20, 2021
How to safely break the housing and stock markets’ addiction to quantitative easing and the speculation it’s fueling

Central banks' QE was supposed to boost the real economy, but the money it creates is going instead into financial speculation

9:45 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
Weekend reads: Crypto and the sniff test

Also, early signs of cooling for U.S. housing, an overlooked income play in the stock market and a big increase expected for Social Security checks.

8:36 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
Coinbase initiated at junk levels by Moody’s, citing ‘uncertain regulatory environment and fierce competition’ in crypto

Moody’s Investors Service initiate a debt-issuer rating of Coinbase Global Inc. at noninvestment grade, or junk, citing an “uncertain regulatory environment and fierce competition” as a key reason for not rating the crypto exchange an investment grade debt issuer.

1:08 p.m. Sept. 14, 2021
Verizon raises another $1 billion to push more carbon off the grid, and will provide paperwork to prove it

Verizon Communications Inc. is emerging as a green-bond heavyweight in the U.S., using its vast network to bring more renewable power to the electricity grid. It's also taking on diversity and inclusion on Wall Street.

11:37 a.m. Sept. 9, 2021
Powell risks his legacy if he doesn’t start tapering soon

The Fed shouldn't allow the White House or financial markets to bully it into continuing easy-money policies that could lead to a steep recession or stagflation.

11:21 p.m. Sept. 8, 2021
Tilray eyes U.S. cannabis market with MedMen move, stock gains

Tilray announced Tuesday afternoon that it has agreed to purchase convertible bonds put forward by U.S. pot company MedMen Enterprise Inc. as it sought to avoid insolvency. The deal could eventually give Tilray a path to own MedMen if marijuana is federally legalized in the U.S.

7:24 a.m. Aug. 18, 2021

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