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The Bond Market Is Still Broken, JPMorgan Says

June 1st, 2015

market bondsTyler Durden:  Last Saturday in “Behind The Scenes In FX Trading: What Is Really Going On”, we showed that as stop-hunting algos descend on the FX market, liquidity is drying up. Read more…

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Should You Invest In Bonds?

June 1st, 2015

market bondsLawrence Meyers: Bond investors have really been struggling the past few years. Thanks to quantitative easing, the Fed was artificially buying into the bond market for several years, supporting the prices of bonds, which helped keep interest rates low. Read more…

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Interest Rates Are Spiking Everywhere

May 19th, 2015

interest-ratesJohn Rubino: Just as ultra-low interest rates start to seem normal, the markets decide otherwise. US 10-year Treasury bonds yielded about 1.9% in April and are now above 2.20%: Read more…

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Beware The Allure Of Leveraged ETFs

May 13th, 2015

leverage-decayDavid Fabian: Leveraged ETFs promise the benefits of fast profits with little concern towards common-sense investing risks. In fact, a good friend and colleague of mine recently wrote an article titled When Do Leveraged ETFs Make Sense?  Read more…

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Guess What Happened The Last Time Bond Yields Crashed Like This?

April 21st, 2015

yieldIf a major financial crisis was approaching, we would expect to see the “smart money” getting out of stocks and pouring into government bonds that are traditionally considered to be “safe” during a crisis.  Read more…

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Biggest Shortage Of U.S. 10-Year Treasury Notes Since June 2014

April 7th, 2015

market bondsTyler Durden:  We are glad to see that after beating the drum on the unprecedented bond market liquidity (and underlying) shortage for over two and a half years (and here and here and here), not only famous hedge fund managers but the mainstream media Read more…

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Bond ETFs Hit The Bearish Radar

March 27th, 2015

market bondsRick Pendergraft: After the market dropped pretty hard Wednesday, when I ran my scans I expected a fair number of stocks and ETFs on the bearish scan. Read more…

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Federal Reserve Rate Hike: Impatiently Patient

March 25th, 2015

Janet-YellenJonathan H. Todd:  The costs of a premature Federal Reserve rate hike are just too high. Read more…

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Illiquid Corporate Bond Market Will End In “Very Unpleasant Fashion”

March 23rd, 2015

corporate bondTyler Durden: Yesterday, we pointed out that the industry is getting increasingly nervous about the possibility that a lack of liquidity in bond markets may indeed be the catalyst for the next collapse. Thanks to new regulations ostensibly designed to Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Is Inflation A Threat?

March 18th, 2015

inflationChris Ciovacco:  While the Federal Reserve likes to talk about the rising threat of inflation, global central bankers are more concerned about low inflation or deflation. Read more…

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Rate Hikes Already Priced Into The U.S. Dollar Index

March 13th, 2015

dollar etfEconMatters:  All those bemoaning what rate hikes could potentially portend for the US Dollar need to get a grip, the rate hikes are already priced in. That`s how markets work, buy the rumor and sell the news or actual event. Read more…

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Worries About The Looming Fed Hike Spill Over

March 10th, 2015

ratesMany investors are anxious about a possible bubble in stock markets, but those fears seem overblown to us. The greater near-term danger may be a more aggressive Federal Reserve. Read more…

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The Fed Waited Too Long: Hear Comes Inflation

February 26th, 2015

inflationEconMatters: CPI Core Shows Inflation: The drop in energy prices, had the knee jerk reaction that we were in a deflationary spiral, again markets get many things wrong on first blush. The drop in energy prices is inflationary in the overall economy, Read more…

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America’s Biggest Financial Institutions Are Loading Up On Treasuries

February 26th, 2015

bankMike Burnick: A recent Bloomberg story caught my eye by posing a very good question: “What do America’s banks know about the state of the U.S. economy that has them hoarding ultra-safe bonds?” Read more…

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Lowest Interest Rates EVER

February 25th, 2015

percent rateJohn Rubino:  Business Insider’s Myles Udland just posted a chart, drawn from research by the Bank of England, showing interest rates for the past 3,000 years. Read more…

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