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David Kotok
Ten Year Treasury Note Currently At 2.5%
By David Kotok - May 18, 2014

The 10-year benchmark US Treasury yield is now 2.5%. That's right – one can loan money to the United States in a riskless transaction, earn 2.5% interest, and be paid back in 10 years. The movement in...

Chris Kimble
The 10 Year: Is That A H&S Breakout?
By Chris Kimble - May 16, 2014

So far, 2014 is the year of bond strength and good performance, as the iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treasury (ARCA:TLT) is up 10% more than the S&P 500. The chart above reflects that the inverted 10-year ...

Sober Look
When Were Treasury Yields This Low?
By Sober Look - May 16, 2014

We've had an unprecedented compression in US (and global) government bond yields in a short period of time. Here is one surprising fact: Treasury yields are now at the level they were during the US ...

Tim Knight
Interest Rate Free-Fall
By Tim Knight - May 14, 2014

Looks like the Fed’s gradual departure from being a massive bond buyer isn’t hurting interest rates. Indeed, they are slip-sliding away. Interestingly, sectors that would normal benefit from this ...

Chris Kimble
Is Junk-Bond Market Priced To Perfection?
By Chris Kimble - May 13, 2014

Junk bond mutual funds are now nearing resistance levels at (1), which has kept them from moving higher for the past 10-years. In the past when these resistance lines were hit, it represented a peak ...

Danske Markets
Fixed Income Market Watch: Sweden‏    
By Danske Markets - May 13, 2014

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 ...

Ed Yardeni
Sovereign Yields Plunging In Europe
By Ed Yardeni - May 08, 2014

More surprising than the rally in US Treasury bonds is the plunge in Eurozone government bond yields, especially in the peripheral countries. The German and French yields are both back below 2.00% at...

Danske Markets
Foreign Demand For Danish Assets    
By Danske Markets - May 06, 2014

Danish investors net purchased foreign shares and bonds in January, while foreign investors net purchased Danish shares and net sold Danish bonds. The foreign ownership share of all DKK-denominated ...

Sober Look
The Unprecedented Chase For Yield
By Sober Look - May 06, 2014

The major market surprise of 2014 so far has been the extent of investors' appetite for yield in the developed fixed income markets. It has been quite spectacular. The Eurozone in particular has been ...