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Bonds Analysis & Opinion

Chris Kimble
U.S. Treasuries Face Important Test By Chris Kimble - Oct 05, 2016

Below looks at the government bond ETF TLT over the past 10 years. For the first seven months of this year, TLT rallied strongly. That rally took it to the top of its 10-year rising channel at (1), ...

An Interest-Rate Hike Would Be Ugly For Bonds By ValueWalk - Oct 05, 2016

I’ve taken plenty of bond math classes. The best of them was in the summer of 2001 at Lehman Brothers. Lehman Brothers wasn’t going to teach a bad bond math class, not at the firm that ...

John Mousseau
Muni Bonds: Third-Quarter 2016 Review By John Mousseau - Sep 27, 2016

A Market in Transition? The municipal bond market finally slowed down during 3Q2016, as shown in Tables 1 and 2. The muni market cheapened on both a nominal and a relative basis. Why? Some of this ...

Michael Pento
Bond Bubble Has Reached Its Apogee By Michael Pento - Sep 20, 2016

Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren recently rattled markets when he warned that low-interest rates were increasing the temperature of the U.S. economy, which now runs the risk of overheating. That ...

Investment U
A Big Opportunity In The Bond Market By Investment U - Sep 12, 2016

Leave it to the government to screw things up. As the Zero Economy trudges forward, more and more distortions are rippling through the world of money. You can thank the world’s money maestros. ...

Jay Kaeppel
Seasonality In The Bond Market? You Bet By Jay Kaeppel - Sep 08, 2016

For those who are willing to see it, there is strong evidence that reasonably persistent seasonal trends exist in the stock market (see here). But what about the bond market? Do seasonal trends exist ...