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The Creeping Correlation In Stocks and Bonds

July 30th, 2014

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: If you’re not paying close attention, you may be missing the stealthily increasing positive correlation between stocks and bonds. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

What To Do When The Market Doesn’t Believe The Fed

July 24th, 2014

Federal reserveAs an investor, you may or may not pay much attention to every statement issued from the Federal Reserve, but I wanted to highlight how key points from Janet Yellen’s latest Congressional testimony don’t necessarily align with what is priced into the market. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:VTI

CPI Remains Stubbornly High as Yellen’s “Noise” Won’t Go Away

July 22nd, 2014

inflationTyler Durden:  Consumer Price Inflation was 2.1% in June (as expected) remaining above the Fed’s mandate levels and worryingly for all those who see the Fed as omniscient… refusing to go “noisily” down. Core CPI fell very modestly to 1.9% year-over-year but the jump Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

3 ETFs For The Contrarian Investor

July 18th, 2014

three 3Lawrence Meyers: There are many great things about ETFs, and that includes the ability to see whether money is flowing in or out of them, just like you can with mutual funds.  By tracking inflows and outflows, you can gauge market sentiment, Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IDU, NYSE:IDV, NYSE:TBT

The Counter-Factual Case Against ZIRP

July 18th, 2014

percent rateEconMatters: The long held debate is what would the US economy being doing without ZIRP by the Federal Reserve, would we be doing worse, about the same, or better? The other delineation in the argument is whether there is a cutoff point Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:BOND, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Why The Fed Needs To Raise Rates Now

July 18th, 2014

ratesEconMatters:  The conditions in so many asset classes are unsustainable from a price perspective once interest rates rise even under a “new normalized rate environment” and the longer rates stay at ZIRP status these unsustainable price levels continue to move Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Time To Prepare For Inflation?

July 17th, 2014

inflationWhile U.S. inflation remains at historic lows, it has ticked up recently, leaving many investors fearing that it’s time to prepare portfolios for rising prices. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

A Bad Omen For The Stock Market

July 14th, 2014

market correction bearSy Harding: The Fed says the economy remains healthy enough that it will continue to taper back its QE stimulus at a rate of $10 billion a month, with plans to have it at zero by October. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Fed Officials Trying To Warn Bond Markets

July 14th, 2014

Federal reserveEconMatters: The Purpose of Complacency Talk. The Fed officials have been coming out in speeches the last couple of weeks with rhetoric about ‘complacency’ and other such code words for chasing risk ahead of what the Federal Reserve knows is going Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Trying To “Fed Proof” Your Portfolio? Beware Of The Risks

July 10th, 2014

Federal reserveAs head of BlackRock’s Multi-Asset Portfolio & Investment Consulting team, I get a courtside seat to investor trends. Since the Fed’s tapering announcement last May, many investors have been extremely worried about how rising interest rates will affect their portfolios. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Ultra-Low Rates Could Last Another Decade

July 3rd, 2014

ratesCris Sheridan: Although many economists anticipated the official measurement of US economic growth in the first quarter to undergo another downward revision, they certainly weren’t expecting the huge plunge to negative 2.9%, which came in well below consensus estimates. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

The Key Support Level Bonds Must Hold To Prevent A Bearish Reversal

July 2nd, 2014

market bondsCorey Rosenbloom: What support level must bond fund (NYSEARCA:TLT) hold or else trigger a breakdown/reversal event? Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Expect A Counter Trend Move In The UltraShort 20+ Treasury ETF (TBT)

June 20th, 2014

market bondsMorpheus Trading: Stocks sold off during the morning session, but rallied late in the day to close in or near positive territory, and in the top third of the day’s range. Total volume was lighter on both exchanges, so there isn’t much to talk about in terms Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Fed Revises Projections; Here’s What It Means For Your Money

June 19th, 2014

Janet-YellenDue to an improving economy following its previous meeting, the Fed said it will reduce its monthly mortgage and Treasury bond purchases (or quantitative easing) to $35 billion from its current $45 billion level, starting in July. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

“Liquidity Is Becoming A Serious Issue” As Japan’s Bond Market Death Goes Global

June 16th, 2014

japanese GDP growthTyler Durden: While we noted last week the death of the Japanese bond market as government intervention has killed the largest bond market in the world; it is now becoming increasingly clear that the dearth of trading volumes is not only spreading Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT




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