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How We Could Get A Bond Market Crash (TBT, TBF, TLT, SHY, BOND)

March 11th, 2013

market bondsDavid Zeiler: Talk of a bond market crash has been building for months, and not just among obscure financial bloggers. Read more…

NYSE:BOND, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

The ‘End’ of QE – Hype or Tripe?

March 3rd, 2013

federalreserveAndy Sutton: I am going to say right up front that there is going to be quite a bit of sarcasm in this essay. I say this simply because of the ludicrous nature of our marionette-esque talking heads in the mainstream financial press in this country. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Why Inflation Is Headed Our Way Eventually (GLD, SLV, AGQ, TBT, TLT)

February 16th, 2013

inflationMartin Hutchinson: According to Milton Friedman, “inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon.” Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Is Inflation Really A Problem? (GLD, SLV, TBT, TLT, AGQ)

February 12th, 2013

inflationEconMatters: Consumers only focus on Inflation, they ignore deflation areas: It seems that to exclusively focus on one side of the equation can be human nature at times, and with regard to inflation concerns humans never see the other side of the equation, i.e., Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TILT

ETF Bond Trade: How The End Of Quantitative Easing Will Affect Bond Prices

February 7th, 2013

market bondsJeff Uscher: Equities rallied and bond prices fell through January as investors, relieved that Congress had avoided the fiscal cliff and postponed a fight over the debt ceiling, changed their stance to take on more risk. Read more…

NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TBX, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:TMV

Has The Debt Jubilee Already Started?

January 23rd, 2013

dollar etfJohn Rubino: There are three fairly radical ideas floating around the monetary policy world right now. The first is economist Ellen Brown’s belief that governments should stop borrowing money and simply create the currency they need, thus bypassing central banks and government bond markets. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

Inflationary Targets Will Fail; World Stuck In Deflationary Super-Cycle (GLD, SLV, AGQ, IAU, TLT, TBT)

January 23rd, 2013

inflationEconMatters: True Wealth Pie Decreasing Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Why The Next Great Bubble Is About To Collapse? (TBT, IEF, TBF, TLT, SHY, BOND)

January 22nd, 2013

dollar money bubbleMartin D. Weiss:  Senator Orrin Hatch warns that the bubble has the power to “destroy the retirement savings of millions of Americans.” Read more…

NYSE:BOND, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Why The Entire Bond Universe Looks Toxic In 2013 (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, SHY)

January 16th, 2013

market bondsMartin Hutchinson: It was shaping up to be another be another strong year for U.S. Treasury Bonds right up until the moment it looked like a fiscal cliff deal would be reached. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Debt Ceiling: The Trillion Dollar Coin Idea

January 10th, 2013

Keith Weiner: There has been much buzz in the past few days about a truly horrible idea.  Instead of having to negotiate with Congress to raise the debt ceiling so the Treasury Department can sell more bonds to pay for more spending, why not just mint a trillion-dollar platinum coin?  Read more…

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

Watch For A Major Shift In The Bond Market (TBT, TLT, TBF, SHV, BND, BOND)

January 6th, 2013

Mike Burnick: The worst of the “fiscal cliff” impact may have been averted, at least for the moment. But now investors face a new concern: The debt ceiling drama. Read more…

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

Bond Sell-Off Getting Serious?

January 5th, 2013

Sy Harding: With my indicators on a sell signal for bonds since August 16, I have been warning about bonds being overbought and in danger of rolling over into a serious correction for several months. Read more…

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

Why The Federal Reserve Is So Dangerous

December 18th, 2012

Shah Gilani: The Federal Reserve System is a government-sanctioned private enterprise that functions as a socialist tool. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Will Interests Rates Rise In 2013?

December 17th, 2012

Matt Tucker: When the Federal Reserve met this week, it announced that it would keep the target for its key interest rate near zero until the unemployment rate improves or inflation picks up. As MarketWatch remarked after the announcement, “Fed policy Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

German’s Incomplete Economic Recovery Supports the Bond Bull Market

December 10th, 2012

The Daily Capitalist: Germany’s national economic statistical repository provides an interesting set of graphs that correlate with the collapsing interest rate structure in that country.  Two-year bunds now yield a negative 0.08% per year.  The 10-year bund yields 1.27%, down from Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT




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