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Understanding Term Structure of Interest Rates

Designed as a thought leader in understanding the term structure of interest rates, this publication is an excellent educative read for insightful academic knowledge about factors impacting the term structure of interest rates. Structured to enhance the pedagogy of fixed income valuation course on The middle Road, Term Structure of Interest Rates shares a formative understanding on this subject. First

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Understanding Macroeconomic Stability

Originally posted as part of the Stabilization Macroeconomics series, the academic focussed publication sets the tone for the upcoming Macroeconomic Online Course on Stabilization. The series focuses more on the role of the Central Banks in driving monetary, fiscal, and macroeconomic policies of the government.  The course begins with a look at Central Banks as enablers, its monetary focus on

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Alternative Asset Class & Normal Distribution

Understanding Alternative Investments – A look at Standard Normal  Alternatives or alternative investments are the one of the  categories of asset classes, these types of investments include hedge funds, private equity, or venture capital or include the use of leverage or derivatives as part of the investment style. Example long-short style of investing in equities used by hedge funds or

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Wildlife Conservation Bond Saving Rhinos For Tomorrow

The World Bank came out with a $150 million Wildlife Conservation Bond (WCB), the first of its kind globally. an impact-focused Sustainable Development Bond to protect black rhinos in South Africa and support local communities.  This intense publication discusses the Wildlife Conservation Bond issued by the World Bank. An in-depth analysis of the bond discusses various facets of the new financial

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Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Understanding Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is fundamental to understanding macroeconomic enablers for sustainable growth. GDP is a universal term, yet people do not entirely understand its significance. Awareness of macroeconomics drives a nuanced meaning of the bigger picture.   How will you understand the effect of different policies if you do not understand the economics behind the economy?    Healthcare: To

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Fed Fund Rate Isn’t it Ironic?

Isn’t it Ironic? Taylors Rule & FED Rates — Macroeconomics  Alanis Morissette’s epic number might be the best song to hear when you decipher Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell’s recent announcement of FED’s intention to keep interest rates status quo until 2024. The Federal Reserve’s recent announcement that it will not raise federal funds rate until 2024, marking the rate

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Global Bond Markets and its Impact

Global Bond Markets A well-functioning and self-sustaining capital market is an advanced economy’s underlying building block. Global bond markets are one of the most significant enablers within the capital markets. Capital markets, predominantly debt and equity, are vehicles for the critical functioning of the market and economy and provide liquidity, depth, transparency, the legal and regulatory framework for a smooth

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IBRD and Sustainable Development Bonds Impact Report

The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD) launched the first impact report covering sustainable development bonds globally. The report shares a detailed overview of how the Multilateral Development Bank (MDB) engages clients to structure these bonds using the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) framework. The publication serves as forwarding guidance, measuring the impact of 71 IBRD projects completed in the previous

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Alternatives: Investment Strategies of Yale and Harvard Endowment Funds

This article discusses the rise of alternative investment strategies within the endowment funds, especially super endowment funds like Yale and Harvard. The piece is updated with new data and information.    There are about 800 endowment funds in the US, although there are 2000 four-year colleges in the US according to the annual NACUBO-Common fund Study of Endowments. Of all

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