Credit Intensive Situations

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Morning Outlook, Oct 1

China and Hong Kong are out so the persistency of some selling out of Asia does have to be considered in the context of some key players simply not around. Further, the market's machinations going into quarter-end and, now, with the fresh start of a new quarter (presumably a better hope for equities) is probably the cause for the immediate action before you; weaker Treasuries and stronger stocks.

EM Performance Wrap-up: Is it over?

Yes, for now. However, we are not getting overly bullish on the market as a whole. While spreads are more attractive, none of the issues with the main drivers, and thus remaining sources of potential volatility, have been rectified:



CRT Capital through Sterne Agee CRT Announces Key Research Hires

CRT Capital Group LLC ("CRT"), an independent institutional broker-dealer, today announced the continued expansion of its institutional sales, trading and research platform with the hiring of six new senior research analysts

CRT Capital Completes Acquisition of Sterne Agee Institutional Equity Business

CRT Capital Group LLC today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of the Institutional Equity business of Sterne Agee Group, Inc.

CRT Capital to Acquire the Institutional Equity Business of Sterne Agee

CRT Capital Group LLC today announced an agreement with Sterne Agee Group, Inc. and Stifel Financial Corp. to acquire Sterne Agee's Institutional Equity business