Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Treasurys’

U.S. Treasury Default Options


Monday May 16th, 2011   •   Posted by Emily Skarbek at 7:49am PDT   •   3 Comments

Charles Rowley summarizes two options facing bond holders as sketched out by Stanley Druckenmiller, the legendary investor and onetime fund manager for George Soros. “First, suppose that one owns a 10-year Treasury. In return, one receives an income stream over that period. As a result of default that income stream will be delayed for…
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As the Wall Street Journal reports in an article by Mark Whitehouse, “Number of the Week: $10.2 Trillion in Global Borrowing”: $10.2 trillion: The amount of money advanced-nation governments will need to borrow in 2011 As the debts of advanced countries rise to levels not seen since the aftermath of World War II, itís…
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