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New Treasury Snapshot

November 22nd, 2013

market outlookDoug Short: I’ve updated the charts below through yesterday’s close. The yield on the 10-year note stood at 2.79%, which is 136 bps above its 1.43% all-time closing low on July 25th of last year but 19 bps below its interim closing high on September 5th. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Move Money Into Risk-Free Treasury Bills

October 4th, 2013

market bonds: Due to the recent government shutdown, the easy money from the Federal Reserve will likely continue until at least the final Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting of the year in December. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Foreign Holders Dump A Whopping $40.8 Billion In Long-Term Treasuries

August 16th, 2013

market bondsMike Larson:  Did you hear the news out of the Treasury Department this recently? It was an absolute disaster for the bond market — and for good reason: Read more…

NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Is PIMCO’s Bill Gross Wrong Again?

June 18th, 2013

bill grossKeith Fitz-Gerald: Stuart Varney put the question directly to me last week during his Fox Business show: Read more…

NYSE:BOND, NYSE:TBT

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

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

Musings On Interest Rates (TLT, TBF, TMF, TMV)

September 4th, 2012

ETF Base: Since the Fed has projected that the Fed Funds rate will be virtually zero for another few years, investors may assume investments tied to interest rates will be range-bound during this period but nothing could be further from the truth. Read more…

NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:TMF, NYSE:TMV

Gold and Silver Prices Regaining Footing As Treasuries Make Bearish Reversal (GLD, SLV, UUP, GDX, EUO)

August 3rd, 2012

Jeb Handwerger: We have always regarded the markets as a grand casino subject to the manipulations of the Croupier and the House. This being said it is only rational to react in the face of the irrational. I remember speaking to a floor specialist who informed Read more…

NYSE:EUO, NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:UUP

U.S. Treasuries: Infinite Supply = Infinite Prices?

July 9th, 2012

Jeff Nielson: It is said that “no publicity is bad publicity”. If this cliché is indeed true, then I should be heartened by the fact that my recent commentary Read more…

NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Friday’s ETF Chart To Watch: Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)

July 6th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: Stocks crept lower yesterday as disappointing ISM non-manufacturing data results put a lid on domestic recovery hopes; the figure came in at 52.1, falling short of the 52.9 analyst estimate as well as last month’s reading of 53.7. In international news, Read more…

NYSE:TLT

Nowhere To Hide? Consider “Semi-Safe” Havens (IXP, HDV, LQD, DVYE, MUB)

June 13th, 2012

Russ Koesterich: Many investors concerned about a worsening European crisisand a stalling recovery are searching for safe-haven investments. Unfortunately, they are rapidly running out of choices. Read more…

NYSE:DVYE, NYSE:HDV, NYSE:IXP, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:MUB

Will Fed Officials Wave Their Magic Monetary Wand Again or Won’t They? Who Cares! (TBT, TLT, IEF)

June 8th, 2012

Mike Larson: In all my years of following the interest rate markets, I can’t recall a moment like this. The so-called “experts” on Wall Street are completely, utterly obsessed with a simple question: “Will Fed officials wave their magic monetary wand again or won’t they?” Read more…

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

10-Year Treasury Note: Could The 10-Year Really Go Below 1%? (PST, TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, SHY)

June 5th, 2012

Keith Fitz-Gerald: In the wake of Friday’s disastrous jobs number, 10-year Treasury Note yields finally fell through the 1.5% level, trading as low 1.44% on the day. Read more…

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

Low QE2 Volume & Inside Day Point To More Downside Ahead In The Markets (TLT, TIP, SLV, SPY, TBT)

November 3rd, 2011

Chris Ciovacco: The media likes to imply the Fed is on the verge of cranking up QE3. Here is Reuters take on Wednesday’s Fed statement and press conference: Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TIP, NYSE:TLT

Leaders Playing Dangerous Game With Nation’s Debt Rating (TLT, SLV, GLD, SPY)

July 25th, 2011

Chris Ciovacco:  Leaders from both parties in Washington are playing a dangerous political game with the nation’s AAA credit rating. The first self-imposed deadline of July 22 to have a framework of a debt-ceiling deal in place has already passed. The second and firmer deadline of August 2 is a Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT




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