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Bonds Analysis & Opinion

Marc Chandler
Will The ECB Buy Corporate Bonds?
By Marc Chandler - Oct 22, 2014

The targeted long-term repo operations had not even been launched when the ECB announced its intention to buy asset-backed securities and covered bonds. It then began to buy covered bonds before the ...

Marc Chandler
Banks And The Ultimate Carry Trade
By Marc Chandler - Oct 21, 2014

The drop in US bond yields is perhaps the biggest surprise for investors this year.  The gradual decline in Federal Reserve buying, faster growth and the prospects for a rate hike in 2015 were ...

Danske Markets
Sweden ‏Fixed Income Market Watch   
By Danske Markets - Oct 21, 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 ...

Alan Gula
TIPS Are Unloved And Under-Owned
By Alan Gula - Oct 20, 2014

Let me ask you a personal question… Do you use protection? Because based on the recent, wild action in the markets, it seems as though many people have been practicing unsafe investing. Across the ...

Petros Steriotis
Friday’s 10-Year Bund Technicals
By Petros Steriotis - Oct 17, 2014

The German 10-year bond has been pressured in the last two days, following nice gains since mid-September. There is support @ 150.50 and 150.05. Resistance @ 151, 151.35 and 151.55.German 10-year ...

Brian Twomey
Treasuries: 10's And 2's
By Brian Twomey - Oct 16, 2014

March/April I was quoted as saying the U.S. 10-Year yield won't break 2.72; August/September I said that it wouldn't break 2.66. Both held as the downtrend continued. At 2.09, a fresh downtrend is ...

Jeremy Cook
Global Bond Yields Crushed
By Jeremy Cook - Oct 16, 2014

Yesterday’s markets were a rather sudden trip down memory lane for us macro watchers as echoes of 2011 and 2012 hammered prices. What I will say is that these moves do look like an over-reaction...

Petros Steriotis
Wednesday’s 10Year T-Note Technicals
By Petros Steriotis - Oct 15, 2014

10-year Treasuries may revisit the 128 handle after a long time in order to breakout and make a new 20-month high. This level is closely watched and may provide big resistance, but a breakout will ...