Monthly Archives: February 2013

High Yield Morning Update

High yield volume continues to be light as many market participants attend the final day of the annual J.P. Morgan high yield conference in Florida, while other factors such as the lack of a calendar, Bernanke testimony, and sequestration are …

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High Yield Morning Update

The weakness in equities, especially into yesterday’s close, did not spill over in to high yield, as the market continues to trade with a firm tone. The high yield primary calendar has slowed significantly with only one deal coming yesterday, …

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High Yield in a Rising Rate Environment

We have all witnessed a major move in Treasury rates over the last couple months, causing concern for many that we may well be in the early stages of a rising interest rate environment.  The traditional thought is that as …

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High Yield Morning Update

Congress returns to session this week with sequester cuts as the top priority, and the focus of the market’s attention as we wind down the Q4 earning season. Fed chairman Bernanke will be speaking on Tuesday and Wednesday in front …

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High Yield Weekly Update

On concerns about the Fed’s stimulus efforts ending earlier than expected, we saw the S&P 500 post a decline for the week, despite an early strong start.  However in the high yield arena, the Merrill Lynch High Yield Index posted …

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Peritus Rings the Opening Bell

Here is the Peritus and AdvisorShares teams ringing the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange on February 19, 2013.  

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Peritus in the News

Peritus was mentioned in the following articles: “Santa Barbarans ring the opening bell at NYSE,” by Steve Sinovich of the Santa Barbara News Press, February 20, 2013. “Junk Bond Risk Gives Actively Managed ETFs a Boost,” by Joyce Hanson of …

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NYSE Bell Ringing – Schedule of Events

Peritus is excited to announce that we will be ringing the New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell on Tuesday, February 19th and have a number of media interviews scheduled around that event (all in EST). Tuesday, February 19th 9:30am – …

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Recent Writings – State of Disarray: Oil Markets, Keystone, and the Beginning of the End

I have been an investor in the energy space for over 25 years.  Outside of interest rates, I don’t believe there is anything that dominates the global economy more than oil prices.  It is a product that touches every area …

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Peritus in the News

Peritus’ upcoming Ringing of the Opening Bell was featured in the articles: “AdvisorShares and Peritus Asset Management Celebrate the Listing of the First High-Yield Actively Managed ETF on the Market at the New York Stock Exchange,” NYSE Euronext Media Alert, …

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