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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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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…

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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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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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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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Will Interest Rates Defy Expectations Again?

February 20th, 2015

ratesU.S. interest rates so far this year have not risen above their low levels. While long-term yields are unlikely to spike, we expect U.S. rates (both short- and long-term) to climb over the next 12 months. Read more…

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The Party Is Likely Over For U.S. Treasury Bonds

February 13th, 2015

market bondsSy Harding:  U.S. treasury bonds defied the experts last year. Read more…

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Central Banks Have Violated Fundamental Laws Of Finance

February 3rd, 2015

federal reserveEconMatters: Is Monetary Policy Too Complicated for Mainstream to Understand? Read more…

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The Bond Market Has Reached Tulip Bubble Proportions

February 2nd, 2015

market bondsEconMatters:  Fed Officials Trying to Send Signals to the Bond Market:  Read more…

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Is 2015 The Year For Rising Interest Rates?

January 15th, 2015

ratesIn his second of two posts on the topic, Matt Tucker takes a look at where interest rates will go in 2015 and what it means for investors. Read more…

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Bond Market Surprises and Lessons Learned

January 14th, 2015

market bondsWhile interest rate movements in 2014 may not have aligned with expectations, Matt Tucker provides some key takeaways investors need to know. Read more…

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