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Bonds Analysis & Opinion

Gary Tanashian
This Ratio Last Broke Down In 2007
By Gary Tanashian - Apr 29, 2014

Along with the highly publicized loss of leadership from big tech, the US stock market is now in danger of losing another, and possibly more important leader, the piggies or banking sector. While the ...

Jason Sen
Bund: Outlook Negative
By Jason Sen - Apr 29, 2014

Bund made it to 144.40 but not as far as Friday's 144.48/51 high. We did then see some profit taking as expected towards support at 144.15/12, bottoming at 144.21. Look for a test of 144.15/12, then ...

Jason Sen
Bund: Hit 144.43/48 Target
By Jason Sen - Apr 28, 2014

Bund beat 144.17 to hit our 144.43/48 target and topped almost exactly here at 144.51. We could see some profit taking with immediate support at 144.28 then 144.15/12 which should hold the downside ...

Jason Sen
Bobl: Failed To Hold 125.53/51
By Jason Sen - Apr 28, 2014

Bobl beat 125.53/54 but failed just below 125.68/70 and sold off back to 125.53. Failure to hold 125.53/51 today targets 125.41/40. A good chance of a bounce from here but longs need stops below ...

Jason Sen
Gilts: Overbought Short Term
By Jason Sen - Apr 28, 2014

Gilts beat 110.34/39 to top at 110.71. Overbought short term so the 110.71/74 area could hold a move higher today. However if we continue higher look for strong resistance and April highs at ...

Portugal Sells 750 Million Euro 10-Year Bonds
By  - Apr 23, 2014

Portugal auctioned 750 million euros ($1.04 billion) in 10-year bonds on Wednesday at an average yield of 3.58 percent in its first auction since April 2011 as a full exit of its bailout program ...

Marc Chandler
What's Mrs. Watanabe Buying Now?
By Marc Chandler - Apr 23, 2014

Weekly MOF data shows Japanese investors have been sellers of foreign bonds in 11 out of the 15 weeks reported so far this year. The total outflow from foreign bonds year to date has been -$53.5 bln, ...

Matthew Bradbard
The Long-Bond Play
By Matthew Bradbard - Apr 17, 2014

Clearly the trend has been higher in the last four months as June 30-yr bonds futures have climbed 8 handles. This week's consolidation just below the 135'00 level could signal an interim top. A ...

David Merkel
Bonds: Size Matters
By David Merkel - Apr 15, 2014

There have been a few articles recently on Pimco's underperformance and the increasing concentration on the buy side of the bond market. There is danger, here, for large active managers and their ...

Mingze Wu
10-Year Yields Fall, Expect Demand To Follow
By Mingze Wu - Apr 14, 2014

US yields have gone down in recent weeks, pulling away from the fabled 3.00% line in the sand due to a myriad of reasons.On the economic front, we have weaker than expected US NFP numbers, while ...

Blair Jensen
Keep An Eye On Junk Bonds
By Blair Jensen - Apr 10, 2014

Over the past month High Yield (junk) bonds (SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (ARCA:JNK)) have lagged the performance of Investment Grade (high quality) bonds (iShares Investment Grade Bond Fund ...