Ken’s coverage includes the primary and secondary investment grade corporate issuance market.
Aside from maintaining and publishing very detailed issuance statistics, he anticipates and analyzes the trends in the high-grade new issue market through his statistical morning report (Daily Informa), his morning commentary (Morning Call) and weekly newsletter (In a Nutshell).
Ken joined us in 2005 and focuses mainly on the US Investment Grade new issue bond market. He draws on his 26+ years of experience as an institutional bond trader to relate to the needs of IGM's clients.
His early career on the Street started in the corporate syndicate department of Halsey Stuart & Co and eventually led to a trading position.
On leaving Halsey (Bache) in 1976, Ken joined Whiteweld as VP in charge of floating rate note syndication and trading. From there, he held similar positions in firms in New York and London before retiring from trading in 1997.
Ken honed his editorial skills two years as senior and managing editor of Financial Trader magazine. He was also a Senior Analyst at IFR Markets for five years covering the high grade markets.