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Bonds Analysis & Opinion

Eric De Groot
Review Of U.S. Treasury Bonds By Eric De Groot - Apr 28, 2016

A 25 basis point (bp) interest rate cut, the third reduction in six months that follows 100 bp reduction in the reserve requirement a month ago, and the Fed's reluctance to hike rates extends a ...

Doug Short
Treasury Yields: A Long-Term Perspective By Doug Short - Apr 25, 2016

Let's have a look at a long-term perspective on Treasury yields. The chart below shows the 10-Year Constant Maturity yield since 1962 along with the Federal Funds Rate (FFR) and inflation. The range ...

Mike (Mish) Shedlock
BoJ Corners 33% Of Bond Market By Mike (Mish) Shedlock - Apr 22, 2016

All Japanese bonds have a yield under 0.3% as of April 19. Yield on the 40-year bond fell to a record low 0.29%. Yield on the 30-year bond hit a record low 0.285% Japan’s two-year bond yield hit...

Chris Kimble
Junk Is Trying To Breakout By Chris Kimble - Apr 14, 2016

While junk bonds haven't had much to brag about over the past few years, that trend is doing its best to change. Junk bonds are often viewed as leading indicators for the future direction of the ...

Batur Asmazoglu
U.S. Treasury And Inflation Update By Batur Asmazoglu - Apr 12, 2016

Nominal Treasury yields ended very close to unchanged across the curve Monday, after a modest curve-steepening morning selloff was reversed by midday, and then yields settled into very narrow ranges ...

Brian Twomey
Sonia And UK Yield Curve By Brian Twomey - Apr 10, 2016

From Sonia 7.000 highs in 1997, February 2009 experienced a first ever break of 1.000 to current price at 0.4665. The turning point in the UK was February 2009, as Sonia traded further first ever lows...