Why would anyone buy credit default swaps on the U.S

Tom McKay

Why would anyone buy credit default swaps on the U.S. government? If the U.S. ever defaulted it would be because the world ended, so no one would be around to pay you on your CDS, is a thing that people more or less used to say and yet, U.S. CDS has ticked up a bit over the last few days... (VIEW LINK)


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Tom McKay

Tom McKay

Managing Director and Co-Founder, Livewire

I'm the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Livewire. I'm passionate about collecting and curating the markets most informed insights every day so that our members can discover new investment ideas. If you would like to get in touch - please use...

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