The Last Two Times Oil Jumped This Much, U.S. Bond Yields Plunged

From Eric Bush: It is somewhat hard to believe, but oil prices are up nearly 90% over the past year. The past two times oil prices have increased this much year-over-year, US 10-year bonds rallied quite significantly.
NYSE:TIP January 15, 2017 7:35am

Today’s Worst Performing ETF: PIMCO 25 Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index ETF

The PIMCO 25 Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index ETF (ZROZ) underperformed all other non-leveraged, non-inverse exchange traded products in the U.S. today on a percentage basis, producing a -0.75% one-day return and trailing the wider markets by a total of 0.98 percentage points.
NYSE:ZROZ January 13, 2017 5:27pm

Guggenheim Warns Bond Market Will Implode If Yields Hit 3%

From Tyler Durden: The debate over what yield on the 10Y spells the end of the 30 year bond bull market, and would spillover into selling among other asset classes, is heating up.

Bill Gross: Bonds Are Teetering On The Brink Of A Bear Market

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From Tyler Durden: While in previous monthly letters and public statements, Bill Gross has expressed a negative view of Donald Trump, warning his tenure would be damaging, and urging investors to move to cash, culminating most recently in a Bloomberg interview in which he compared the president-elect's policies to those of Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, in his latest monthly investment outlook he takes a more practical view of what Trump's policies would mean for markets.
NASDAQ:TLT January 10, 2017 10:20am

JPMorgan: Central Banks Have Ruined Government Bond Markets

From Tyler Durden: As part of his just released 2017 outlook, JPM's Michael Cembalest, chairman of markets and investment strategy, notes that while "political upheavals and unorthodox central bank actions persist" he predicts "more of the same in 2017: single digit returns on diversified investment portfolios as the global economic expansion bumps along for another year."
NASDAQ:TLT January 3, 2017 7:05am

BlackRock’s Top Three Portfolio Ideas For 2017

From BlackRock: Building a portfolio can be a daunting task, especially at an economic and political turning point like now. Here are three things that investors can consider doing to start the new year.

Analyst: Fed Represents Biggest Investor Risk For 2017

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From deVere Group: 2017 looks set to bring positive news for investors, but Donald Trump’s policies and the Federal Reserve’s reaction to their impact will be the biggest risk, affirms the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations.
NASDAQ:TLT December 29, 2016 7:40am

These ETFs Will See The Most Investor Attention In 2017

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From Zacks: As 2016 comes to a close, Brexit, Donald Trump’s win as the U.S. president and the OPEC output cut deal are clearly the highlights of the year. However, there are plenty of other events that haven’t been able to leave a mark but could prove to be game-changers next year.
NASDAQ:TLT December 28, 2016 7:49am

BlackRock: Yield Curve Predicts How Economy Will Fare In 2017

From Jeffrey Rosenberg: The economic outlook for 2017 may rest in large part on the global yield curve. Jeff Rosenberg explains what it means, and why it matters.

Schwab: Bond Markets Little Changed Since The End Of 2015

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From Brett Wander: Despite warnings of a sea change in the fixed income markets, we find ourselves in a very similar spot at the end of 2016 as we were at the end of 2015.
NYSE:AGG December 27, 2016 10:44am

The Bond Market Is At An Absolutely Critical Crossroads

From Gary Savage: Bonds are severely oversold right now. There should be a bounce soon, but if it’s weak, or doesn’t last very long, then investors should prepare for an outright crash.

Bonds Will Continue To Crash — And That’s A Good Thing

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From Larry Edelson: One thing that is going to become abundantly clear to every living soul on the planet over the next few years is how much loss of wealth is going to occur as a result of this great sovereign debt crisis that is unfolding.
NASDAQ:TLT December 21, 2016 9:12am

BlackRock: Expect Inflation To Continue Through 2017

BlackRock's Russ Koesterich discusses four reasons why the rebound in inflation is likely to continue.

Examining The Correlation Between TIPS And Gold

From Taki Tsaklanos: Investors are constantly on the outlook for leading indicators. Such a leading indicator carries a predictive value for other markets.
NYSE:TIP December 20, 2016 10:22am

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