Lisa S Pollack


FT Alphaville Reporter, data addict, footnote reader, coffee drinker. These are my opinions. There are many like them, but these ones are mine.

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I saw these scoops of ice cream and thought of you.

Harrah for ! My saviour while visiting Miami! This is their Bourbon Kanzu Rwanda coffee.

Most active corp CDS last week? $BAC at $2.9bn notional. Right behind Belgium. And inverted. That can't be comfy.

CDS Bond basis graph - s'thing pretty to ease the pain (trade). See 's post on FT AV

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Looking at the path that the Markit iTraxx Europe Xover has taken in the last 2 weeks is giving me motion sickness.

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History for Markit iTraxx Fins, Snr & Sub. Fresh highs from the close yesterday, more convincingly for Snr.

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$BAC vs $GLS (SocGen) CDS curves. #SpotTheDifference

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Escaped office (& markets) for quick coffee run. Loving the sign outside of #CoffeeGeek

From Jan-Jul '11, Italy CDS traded 81bps tighter than Spain on ave. Now more like 1bps. #BungaBunga #VivaZapatero?

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"I've had all the fun I can stand.." $BAC was at 171bps on August 1st, now at 296bps.

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Biggest mover in the Markit iTraxx Europe Senior Financials index today? SocGen. Intraday chart from Desktop

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Two weeks ago the Markit iTraxx Senior Financials index was at 176bps, now it's at 233bps.

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