Bond Risk Premia with Machine Learning [Expected Read Time: 3o min] We show that machine learning methods, in particular extreme trees and neural networks (NNs), provide strong statistical evidence in favor of bond return predictability. NN forecasts based on macroeconomic […]
Fixed Income Artificial Intelligence [Expected Read Time: 30 min] The financial services market is embracing digital processes and artificial intelligence applications to streamline how they do business. Bond origination and bond OTC trading are one of the few areas which […]
Machine learning-aided modeling of fixed income instruments [Expected Read Time: 30 min] The fixed income market is very important to the economy. Sovereign issues are influenced by central bank policy, and corporate issues are viewed relative to these sovereign issues. […]
Data Coalition and Open Government [Expected Read Time: 5 Min] On January 14, 2019, the Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act was signed into law. The OPEN Government Data Act was included in the Foundations for Evidence-Based […]
Securities Litigation & Consulting Group [Expected Read Time: 20 Min] Corporate and municipal bonds are substantially more expensive for retail investors to trade than similar-sized trades in common stocks. Trading costs including explicit commissions, mark-ups and mark-downs are significantly higher […]
SEC [ Expected Read Time: 10 Min] The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted amendments to enhance transparency in the municipal securities market. The adopted amendments to Rule 15c2-12 of the Securities Exchange Act will focus on material financial obligations that […]
Tech Crunch [ Expected Read Time: 15 Min] If you’re a certain age, it’s likely that you’ve never given a second thought to buying a municipal bond or the process of bond buying, even if you’ve intuited, rightly, that’s it’s […]
Hackernoon [Expected Read Time: 15 Mins] This article summarizes the effect block chain is having on the financial market. Block chain is fundamentally changing the way people invest in companies. We could very well be looking at the next incarnation of […]
International Financing Review [Expected Reading Time: 15 Mins] This article describes the first block chain-powered bond issues and how the company is also preparing the first fully KYC-compliant bitcoin exchange in an effort attract more institutional cryptocurrency trading.
PR News Wire [Expected Reading Time: 15 Mins] This article provides insight to a company who began issuing municipal bonds using block chain technology. This is the first-of-its-kind to develop a tokenized municipal bond compliant with all regulatory requirements.