Bonds Analysis & Opinion

Simon Lack
Right Now, Bonds Are Dead Money
By Simon Lack - Sep 21, 2015

If you aspire to achieve acceptable returns from bond investments, the Fed is in no hurry to help you. They have other objectives than ensuring a preservation of purchasing power for buyers of taxable...

Wall Street Daily
Down But Not Out: Emerging Market Bonds
By Wall Street Daily - Sep 20, 2015

Lately, the headlines have been dominated by stories about how badly emerging markets (EMs) are doing. Indeed, EM stock markets are down by as much as a third or more in dollar terms. The iShares MSCI...

Doug Short
Treasury Snapshot: A Look At The 2015 Trends
By Doug Short - Sep 20, 2015

The yield on the U.S. 10-Year note closed on January 2nd at 2.12%. It hit its year-to-date low of 1.68% a month later and its YTD closing high of 2.50% on June 10th. It has since fallen 37 bps to ...

Andrew Thrasher
Yield Curve At Lowest Since 2009
By Andrew Thrasher - Sep 16, 2015

As all eyes are on the Federal Reserve, the Treasury market gains a greater focus. Many believe the Fed wants to see the yield curve for U.S. Treasurys slightly begin to rise, without getting too ...

Brian Gilmartin
Pre-Fed, Short-Term Treasury Yields Soar
By Brian Gilmartin - Sep 16, 2015

Rick Santelli, the heated and impassioned CNBC reporter who actually provides some good technical info from the floor of the CME, has been talking about the importance of the closing yield on the ...

Mike Paulenoff
Is 10-Year Yield On New Upleg?
By Mike Paulenoff - Sep 09, 2015

As the global and U.S. equity markets attempt a huge recovery rally, 10-year yield continues to creep higher -- to 2.24% from the Aug. 24 low at 1.90% -- within a larger-developing bottoming pattern ...

Danske Markets
Fixed Income Market Watch: Sweden  
By Danske Markets - Sep 08, 2015

A quantitative run through of the Swedish fixed income market, starting with the Riksbank and money markets before moving on to government and mortgage bonds To Read the Entire Report Please Click on...

Benedetto DiCostanzo
Buy Treasury Bond Puts
By Benedetto DiCostanzo - Sep 02, 2015

The massive liquidation of Treasury’s by the Chinese government has pressured Bond futures into testing support levels. On August 31st Bonds closed below the 100 DMA and today it so far has ...

Eric De Groot
Bonds Also Looked Good In 1929
By Eric De Groot - Aug 31, 2015

The cycle of accumulation and distribution defines cause (building) within a broader mark up phase for US 10-year bond. A series of interest rates cuts and a reduction in reserve requirements by China...