Why Investors Should Avoid The iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond ETF (TLT)

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From Mike Burnick: In 2013, Detroit went bust to the tune of $18 billion. And earlier this month Puerto Rico filed for bankruptcy restructuring after amassing a staggering $74 billion in debt.
NASDAQ:TLT May 20, 2017 6:23am

What The iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond ETF (TLT) Says About Reflation

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From BlackRock: Global bond markets are flashing caution on the reflation trade. Yet we see the underlying reflationary dynamic as alive and well. Jeff Rosenberg explains.
NASDAQ:TLT May 19, 2017 7:52am

Technicals Indicate Big Upside Could Be Ahead For Bonds

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From Chris Kimble: Bonds have been hit hard since the highs around the 4th of July last year. Could this big decline, be creating a bottoming pattern? Is it bottoms Up for bonds?
NASDAQ:TLT May 17, 2017 11:52am

Could TLT Outperform Stocks In The Second Half Of 2017?

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From Tony Sagami: Donald Trump, love him or hate him, has been anything but shy about laying out his political agenda, be it the repeal and replacement of Obamacare or the construction of a wall along the Mexican border.
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Goldman Is Suddenly Less Certain About June & September Fed Rate Hikes

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From Tyler Durden: Following disappointing CPI prints for two months in a row, even such stalwart believers in the Fed's tightening cycle as Goldman Sachs (recall Hatzius warned recently that the Fed may need to "shock" markets to tighten monetary conditions in light of the S&P relentless grind higher despite rising rates) are suggesting that the Fed's rate hike trajectory for the rest of 2017 is suddenly in question.
NASDAQ:TLT May 16, 2017 10:45am

Why Owning Long-Term Bonds Looks Very Dangerous Here

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From Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D.: When a sovereign nation can’t readily finance or pay its debts, it’s traumatic.
NASDAQ:TLT May 15, 2017 9:44am

Goldman Sachs Says Fed Should Be More Aggressive With Rate Hikes

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From Tyler Durden: Just hours after the Fed's March "dovish" rate hike, when stocks paradoxically surged to all time highs and yields tumbled, Goldman found something strange.
NASDAQ:TLT May 11, 2017 6:27am

Are Treasuries Undergoing A Major Reversal?

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From Jill Mislinski: Let's take a closer look at recent activity in US Treasuries. The yield on the 10-year note ended the day at 2.39% and the 30-year bond closed at 3.02%, well off their interim highs.
NASDAQ:TLT May 10, 2017 6:30am

Fed Remains On Track For Two More Rate Hikes This Year

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From Invesco: After a disappointing March, strong April employment data — announced May 5 by the Department of Labor — have confirmed that US labor market slack is shrinking and the economy is growing steadily.
NASDAQ:TLT May 7, 2017 7:14am

100-Year Treasury Bonds Might Be Coming Soon

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From Brad Hoppmann: Would you like to borrow money … and then take 100 years to pay it back? That’s what Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin thinks might be a good idea for the federal government.
NASDAQ:TLT May 4, 2017 6:27am

TLT Keeps Raking In Assets, Despite Threat Of Higher Rates

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows report, which today points out continued inflows into equity funds ahead of major earnings reports this week, along with big money piling into a popular Treasury fund, despite constant threats of higher rates.
NASDAQ:TLT May 2, 2017 12:13pm

Japan Is Dumping A Record Amount Of Foreign Bonds

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From Tyler Durden: Back in February, around the time Bloomberg caught up to what we had been discussing for the past year, namely the historic dumping of US Treasurys by offshore official investors.
NASDAQ:TLT May 1, 2017 7:01am

Once Again, Bond Yields May Be Headed Significantly Lower

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From Dana Lyons: The U.S. 10-Year Treasury Yield has dropped back below the line containing the past decade’s “extraordinarily low-rate” regime.
NASDAQ:TLT April 20, 2017 8:46am

Despite Bond Market Rally, Rate Hike Bets Surge To New Record

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From Tyler Durden: Since their peak 'shortedness' in mid-January, US Treasury bond bears have covered 500,000 10-year-equivalent contracts, reducing the net speculative short to its lowest since before Thanksgiving 2016.
NASDAQ:TLT April 17, 2017 6:15am

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