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Bonds Analysis & Opinion

Erik Swarts
Hot Cross Bunds: Government Bond Markets Cool
By Erik Swarts - Mar 04, 2015

Hot cross bunds. Hot cross bunds. One a penny, two a penny, hot cross bunds. If you have no daughters, give them to your sons; one a penny two a penny, hot cross bunds. - Mother Goose We'd venture to ...

Market Pulse
Negative Yields: What Could Go Wrong?
By Market Pulse - Mar 02, 2015

Some central banks have cut interest rates into negative territory in an effort to eke out some economic growth, but the step could spur unintended, counterproductive outcomes. “Negative rates ...

Danske Markets
Negative Swedish Fixed Income   
By Danske Markets - Feb 27, 2015

There has been negative sentiment in the Swedish fixed income market for the past couple of weeks. Ten-year govvies have jumped around 15bp and underperformed both German and U.S. Treasuries. Our ...

Chris Kimble
TLT: Kissing Important Resistance Point?
By Chris Kimble - Feb 27, 2015

(ARCA:TLT) hit long-term resistance (red line) of late and quickly declined around 10%. TLT has rallied a small percentage the past 10-days, taking to the underside of a 6-month rising channel.This ...

Ed Yardeni
Why Have Sovereign Bond Yields Rebounded?
By Ed Yardeni - Feb 23, 2015

The U.S. 10-Year Treasury bond yield is up from this year’s low of 1.68% on February 2 to 2.13% on Friday. It started the year at 2.17%. What happened to trigger such a fast and nasty reversal?...

David Solin
U.S. 10-Yr. Yield: Near-Term Top
By David Solin - Feb 19, 2015

Near-Term U.S. 10-Year Yield Outlook The market is near its recent high and test of lots of resistance in the 2.15/18% area (bearish trendline and 50% retracement from the Sept high at 2.66%, 38% ...