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Treasury Snapshot: The Flight To Treasuries

July 6th, 2016

market bondsDoug Short:  Let’s take a closer look at US Treasuries in the wake of the turmoil in Europe following the Brexit leave vote in the UK. The flight to treasuries has accelerated dramatically, with the yield on the 10-, 20- and 30-year instruments hitting record lows. Read more…

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“It Feels Like 2008″ Government Bond Yields Signal “Something Very Nasty Is Coming”

July 6th, 2016

yieldTyler Durden:  With global developed market bond yields crashing to record lows and almost $10 trillion of negative-yielding debt worldwide, it is no surprise that money managers are concerned that ”it’s starting to feel like 2008.” Read more…

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Time To Rethink Your Love Affair With Bonds?

June 21st, 2016

market bondsDavid Fabian:  Falling in love is one of the greatest experiences on earth.  However, it also leaves us blind to the flaws or shortcomings of our counterpart.  That is how I feel about bonds right now with the 10-Year U.S. Treasury Yield (TNX) at 1.56% and continuing to crater lower on an almost daily basis in June.  Read more…

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Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500: Are Markets Confused Or Broken?

June 20th, 2016

Wall streetTaki Tsaklanos:  We observe odd trends in the market, the most important one being Treasuries and stocks both trading near all-time highs. Read more…

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The Bond Market Has A Message

June 3rd, 2016

bearbull1Taki Tsaklanos:  A key theme in our market outlook is the dynamics between markets. Particularly, comparing bonds with stocks gives a good idea of where markets are headed, and that is the reason why the bonds to stocks ratio is our favorite indicator for the outlook of markets. Read more…

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What Happens To Bond ETFs In Stressed Markets?

April 22nd, 2016

new etfsSince their introduction more than a decade ago, bond ETFs have become an important investment tool. Interestingly, their value is most obvious during times of bond market stress. Matt Tucker explains. Read more…

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The 10-Year Treasury: It’s Less Than You Think

April 20th, 2016

wall-street-etfHarry Dent:  When the Fed was created in 1914, it was set to task of controlling short-term interest rates in an attempt to iron out financial cycles. Read more…

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Why Now May Be The Time For TIPS

March 2nd, 2016

inflationMatt Tucker explores the recently-resurfaced inflation conversation and discusses why now may be the time to revisit Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS). Read more…

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3 ETFs That Will Help You Hedge Your Portfolio

February 19th, 2016

etfsDavid Fabian:  Hedging your portfolio is a strategy that is often employed by those who want to take out some downside protection against the possibility of a market drop. The most successful application of this process is to reduce your exposure in highly Read more…

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Bonds May Be Key Bear Market Tell

January 6th, 2016

market bondsChris Ciovacco:  Since maximum fear in the financial markets tends to create demand for safer-haven bonds, the chart of long-term Treasuries (NYSEARCA:TLT) should be helpful from a risk-assessment perspective. Read more…

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Consider These Unconventional Bets On Rising Rates

December 18th, 2015

ratesMike Burnick: Yesterday the Fed began its long-awaited monetary policy “normalization” at last. Read more…

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The Fed Finally Raises Interest Rates

December 17th, 2015

Janet-YellenBob Ciura:  Throughout 2015, whether or not the U.S. Federal Reserve would increase interest rates for the first time since 2006 had been debated back and forth ad nauseam. Now we finally have our answer. Read more…

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Time To Favor TIPS?

December 14th, 2015

inflationA sluggish economy, strong dollar and falling energy prices have pushed inflation down to historically low levels. However, as Russ explains, expectations for future inflation may be too complacent. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TIP, NYSE:TLT

Rate Hike: How Will The Markets Respond Next Week?

December 10th, 2015

Janet-YellenHarry Dent:  First of all, I think we’re all a little sick of hearing whether the Fed will raise rates this month – or whether they should’ve done it sooner. We’re talking about 0.25% if they do it!49 Read more…

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The Consensus Still Points To A Rate Hike In December

December 3rd, 2015

Janet-YellenHarry Dent:  Friday’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) October Personal Income and Outlays report was most important to the Fed. Read more…

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