Sovereign CDS Update - Bloodbath
Gold mania has now moved to sovereign CDS, where the top 5 names are flying again. Biggest movers are the usual suspects: Dubai, Greece and Latvia. As Zero Hedge has been saying since it hit about 22 bps, CDS on the United States will soon likely see a replay of 2008 action. As of today it traded at 36, 2.5 bps wider. And when this starts really moving, watch out.
Below is a chart of the SovX index, as well as a comprison to its intrinsic value.