Nowadays, 8% of shorts in bonds market fail settlement.
Shoring T-bills and bonds is a monetary policy tool used by governments and central banks to raise capital and manage their debts. It involves the sale of government securities, such as T-bills (short-term debt obligations) and bonds (long-term debt obligations), to investors in exchange for cash. The cash raised through the sale of these securities is then used to finance government operations and pay off outstanding debts.
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Somewhat related to the most recent US elections, I’ve been researching the whole “white working class” situation, and one strange anomaly has popped up.
When one looks at a graph of productivity (for the US) vs real wages, there is a marked “disturbance in the force” around 1974.
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Update: false alarm, everybody. The JSCC published several files (updated their models) regarding margins, specifically emergency margins. Nobody got margin-called, and nobody failed a margin call.
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