From Yun Li: KEY POINTS
From Jeff Cox: KEY POINTS
From Carmen Reinicke:
From Yun Li: KEY POINTS
From Stephanie Landsman:
From Elliot Smith: Bond yields could be driven “sharply” higher if China deploys the so-called “nuclear option ” in its escalating trade war with the U.S., a senior strategist told CNBC Tuesday.
From Spencer Kimbell: The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it expects the benchmark rate to stay near 2.4 percent by the end of 2019, slashing its forecastfrom 2 hikes for the year to zero.
From Richard Leong: NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors remained bullish on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries for a sixth consecutive week on worries about a slowing economy and expectations inflation will stay muted despite a tight domestic labor market, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on Tuesday.
From ETF Channel: Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead of ”shares” investors are actually buying and selling ”units”. These ”units” can be traded back and forth just like stocks, but can also be created or destroyed to accommodate investor demand. Each week we monitor the week-over-week change in shares outstanding data, […]
From Ksenia Galouchko: (Bloomberg) — Reports of the death of bonds as a hedge against stock nightmares have been greatly exaggerated.
From Sanghamitra Saha: The partial federal government shutdown is now officially the longest on record; having turned 24 days on Jan 14. It has now topped the 21-day closure during the Clinton administration that began in December 1995. No progress in passing a spending bill, wherein Trump demanded funding for $5.6 billion for a border […]
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 (Symbol: TLT)
From BlackRock: Richard Turnill explains why it isn’t time yet to ramp up exposure to long-term global government bonds.
From Franklin Templeton Investments: There has been a lot of talk this year about the flattening of the US yield curve–which is a graphical representation of the spread between short- and long-term interest-rate instruments.
From Jill Mislinski: Let’s take a closer look at recent activity in US Treasuries. The yield on the 10-year note ended Friday at 3.09% and the 30-year bond closed at 3.25%.