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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Ralph Delguidice to MacroVoices. Erik and Ralph discuss:

  • What are some knock-on implications of the US Treasury bond?
  • Difference between Government money market funds vs. Prime money market funds
  • Why treasury and investment grade bond demand flows will remain solid
  • Declining German bunds in circulation
  • The growing USD funding gap
  • What are LCRs and why are they falling?
  • The US treasury demand impact of Dodd Frank
  • Knock-on implications as treasuries no longer being suitable as investments
  • What are the implications of systemic risks?

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Ralph has 35 more than years of experience in the capital markets,  specializing in Financial Regulation, bond market funding and the money markets.
He is currently part of the Macro Research Team at Pavilion Global Markets in Montreal Canada, where he writes on a full range of Macro issues
Before joining Pavilion he was a founding partner of Friedman Billings Ramsey, running  the fixed income trading  business.
Prior to FBR he was an OTC trader at Johnston Lemon and Co, and a Trust Trading officer at Riggs National Bank; both located in Washington D.C.
He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary