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From Sunny Oh: This week's brisk and sudden rally in long-dated Treasurys was capped by an upsurge Tuesday, and investors attempting to explain the move are pointing to traders that were caught in wrongway bets.
NYSE:TLT December 6, 2018 12:19pm

Will central banks come to the rescue? Don’t count on it

From Kristina Hooper: Stocks continued to slide last week, and most major indices are negative for the year-to-date period -- some having posted double-digit losses. 
NYSE:TLT November 27, 2018 1:03pm

Notable ETF OUTFLOW Detected in iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (NYSE:TLT)

From ETF Channel: Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) .
NYSE:TLT November 9, 2018 12:33pm

Global interest rate outlook for 2019

From Rob Waldner: Invesco Fixed Income shares its views on rates around the world.
NYSE:TLT November 2, 2018 11:54am

Here’s Why the Fed Keeps Hinting at Raising Rates, Yet Never Will

federalreservePeter Schiff: Theodore Roosevelt’s famous mantra “speak softly and carry a big stick” suggested that the United States should seek to avoid creating controversies and expectations through loose or rash pronouncements, but be prepared to act decisively, with the most powerful weaponry, when the time came.
NYSE:TLT July 28, 2016 2:41pm

Bond Yields Drop as Fed Begins its Meeting

federalreserveYields on U.S. Treasuries were falling on Tuesday morning, as the Federal Reserve Open Committee kicks off its regularly scheduled two-day meeting.
NYSE:TLT July 26, 2016 7:24am

Fed Unlikely to Find the Courage to Raise Rates This Year

ratesFrom The Sovereign Investor: I am not quite the grandmaster at the classic board game chess, but I do enjoy playing and teaching the game to my kids.
NYSE:TLT July 25, 2016 12:18pm

BlackRock Says Second Half of 2016 Could Get Ugly

blackrockBlackRock analysts recently gathered to update their second half 2016 outlook, and there's not a bull in the bunch. The expert consensus centers on a few key themes for the rest of the year: low rates, low returns, policy limits, and volatility.
NYSE:SH July 13, 2016 8:15am

Treasury Snapshot: The Flight To Treasuries

market bondsDoug Short:  Let's take a closer look at US Treasuries in the wake of the turmoil in Europe following the Brexit leave vote in the UK. The flight to treasuries has accelerated dramatically, with the yield on the 10-, 20- and 30-year instruments hitting record lows.
NYSE:BOND July 6, 2016 2:51pm

“It Feels Like 2008” Government Bond Yields Signal “Something Very Nasty Is Coming”

yieldTyler Durden:  With global developed market bond yields crashing to record lows and almost $10 trillion of negative-yielding debt worldwide, it is no surprise that money managers are concerned that "it's starting to feel like 2008."

Time To Rethink Your Love Affair With Bonds?

market bondsDavid Fabian:  Falling in love is one of the greatest experiences on earth.  However, it also leaves us blind to the flaws or shortcomings of our counterpart.  That is how I feel about bonds right now with the 10-Year U.S. Treasury Yield (TNX) at 1.56% and continuing to crater lower on an almost daily basis in June. 
NYSE:AGG June 21, 2016 3:29pm

Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500: Are Markets Confused Or Broken?

Wall streetTaki Tsaklanos:  We observe odd trends in the market, the most important one being Treasuries and stocks both trading near all-time highs.
NYSE:DIA June 20, 2016 1:10pm

The Bond Market Has A Message

bearbull1Taki Tsaklanos:  A key theme in our market outlook is the dynamics between markets. Particularly, comparing bonds with stocks gives a good idea of where markets are headed, and that is the reason why the bonds to stocks ratio is our favorite indicator for the outlook of markets.
NYSE:DIA June 3, 2016 11:57am

What Happens To Bond ETFs In Stressed Markets?

new etfsSince their introduction more than a decade ago, bond ETFs have become an important investment tool. Interestingly, their value is most obvious during times of bond market stress. Matt Tucker explains.
NYSE:BND April 22, 2016 2:54pm

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