The growth and development of tradable credit index products, iTraxx in Europe and CDX in the US, has come at a time when the market has tended to be driven as much by technical factors as by traditional credit fundamentals. With technical analysis commonly applied to liquid markets across other asset classes, it seems intuitive to apply those same analytics to the new liquid contracts in the credit world.
This may be particularly appropriate at the current juncture in the credit cycle. Many
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