Retail Bond Platforms Excel During Debt Debacle

December 2008
Securities Industry News;12/1/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 41, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on volume increases in broker-supported retail platforms despite the debt crisis experienced by the U.S. economy in 2008. It discusses the factors behind the growth such as the increased need for inventory due to moves by firms to remove risks from their balance sheets. The experiences of several retail companies and platforms such as Tradeweb Retail, Knight BondPoint, and TheMuniCenter, are also presented.


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