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Here’s Why the Fed Keeps Hinting at Raising Rates, Yet Never Will

federalreservePeter Schiff: Theodore Roosevelt’s famous mantra “speak softly and carry a big stick” suggested that the United States should seek to avoid creating controversies and expectations through loose or rash pronouncements, but be prepared to act decisively, with the most powerful weaponry, when the time came.
NYSE:TLT July 28, 2016 2:14pm

Bond Yields Drop as Fed Begins its Meeting

federalreserveYields on U.S. Treasuries were falling on Tuesday morning, as the Federal Reserve Open Committee kicks off its regularly scheduled two-day meeting.
NYSE:TLT July 26, 2016 7:07am

Fed Unlikely to Find the Courage to Raise Rates This Year

ratesFrom The Sovereign Investor: I am not quite the grandmaster at the classic board game chess, but I do enjoy playing and teaching the game to my kids.
NYSE:TLT July 25, 2016 12:12pm

BlackRock Says Second Half of 2016 Could Get Ugly

blackrockBlackRock analysts recently gathered to update their second half 2016 outlook, and there's not a bull in the bunch. The expert consensus centers on a few key themes for the rest of the year: low rates, low returns, policy limits, and volatility.
NYSE:SH July 13, 2016 8:08am

Treasury Snapshot: The Flight To Treasuries

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.
NYSE:BOND July 6, 2016 2:14pm

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

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."
NYSE:TBT

Time To Rethink Your Love Affair With Bonds?

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. 
NYSE:AGG June 21, 2016 3:15pm

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

Wall streetTaki Tsaklanos:  We observe odd trends in the market, the most important one being Treasuries and stocks both trading near all-time highs.
NYSE:DIA June 20, 2016 1:13pm

The Bond Market Has A Message

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.
NYSE:DIA June 3, 2016 11:11am

What Happens To Bond ETFs In Stressed Markets?

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.
NYSE:BND April 22, 2016 2:14pm

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

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.
NYSE:TBT April 20, 2016 12:12pm

Why Now May Be The Time For TIPS

inflationMatt Tucker explores the recently-resurfaced inflation conversation and discusses why now may be the time to revisit Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS).
NYSE:TBT March 2, 2016 3:15pm

Bonds May Be Key Bear Market Tell

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.
NYSE:TBT January 6, 2016 4:16pm

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