Anna is a New York-based columnist covering fixed income and emerging markets. She was previously a research consultant with Fintech Advisory, a family office specializing in special and distressed opportunities in emerging markets. From 2014 to 2017, she worked on the Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund and Emerging Markets Debt Total Return Fund at Oaktree Capital Management. She began her career in finance at Fintech Advisory in 2008. Anna has also been the co-host of the Slate Money podcast since 2017. She holds a master’s and a bachelor’s in English from New York University, and she is a CFA charterholder.
The $400 bln electric-vehicle firm’s earnings won't justify this year’s fivefold share price spike. But froth is pushing investment toward EVs at startups and old-school automakers alike. As in past bubbles, that may benefit everyone except shareholders caught in the bust.
The international lender's approach to government debt restructurings is under scrutiny at its annual meetings this week. The debt landscape is shifting: Players and legal norms have changed, and ultra-low interest rates have upended risk metrics. The fund may struggle to adapt.
The Boston Red Sox and Liverpool FC owner may go public through a blank check company co-chaired by data-driven baseball executive Billy Beane. Based on UK valuations, the deal is on steroids. But Beane may have found public market arbitrage to help him roll up sports leagues.