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Petros Steriotis
10 Year T-Note: Today's Outlook
By Petros Steriotis - Jan 20, 2015

Treasury prices were rejected from technical resistance @ 131 on Friday. Holding above 129,50 keeps the bullish scenario intact. The Fed is not in a hurry to increase interest rates as long as oil ...

Tim Knight
Possible Bond Analog
By Tim Knight - Jan 18, 2015

If it’s true, I’d say bonds are (finally) positioned for a meaningful, sustained fall. I am particularly interested in the similarity of price action vis-a-vis the long-term Fibonacci fan ...

Ed Yardeni
9 Reasons Why Bond Yields Are Falling
By Ed Yardeni - Jan 14, 2015

The U.S. 30-Year Treasury auction today is likely to price the bonds around 2.50%. During the auction on November 13, 2014, the yield was 3.09%. The price of these bonds is up roughly 10% since then....

Ashraf Laidi
The Stock-Yield Ratio: What's It Mean?
By Ashraf Laidi - Jan 13, 2015

As stocks hit a fresh record high relative to bond yields -- measured by the S&P 500/U.S. 10-Year yield ratio at 1081--the contrast between these two markets becomes palpable and the remaining ...

David Kotok
What's The Global Bond Investor To Do?
By David Kotok - Jan 13, 2015

What if the Fed doesn’t raise rates at all this year? There’s certainly a good amount of volatility possible with the ECB meeting Jan 22, the Greek election Jan 25, and the FOMC ...

Chris Kimble
Interest Rates Flirt With Reversal
By Chris Kimble - Jan 08, 2015

U.S. 30-Year yields could be at a triple bottom and the 10-year yield could be making a bullish inverse head-and-shoulders pattern creating bullish wicks at the right shoulder. Seem unlikely? I get ...

Peter Grant
Bond Yields Fall As Safe-Haven Demand Grows
By Peter Grant - Jan 06, 2015

Global government bond yields tumbled to fresh lows on Tuesday as deflation fears boosted demand for haven assets. The yield on the U.S. 10-Year Treasury note fell below 2% for the first time since ...

Market Pulse
Japanese 10-Year Bond Below 0.3%
By Market Pulse - Jan 06, 2015

Japanese government bonds rose further on Tuesday as stocks tumbled worldwide, with a key 10-year JGB yield slipping below 0.3 percent percent for the first time ever. In late interdealer trading in ...

Dan Norcini
The Bond Bull Refuses To Die
By Dan Norcini - Jan 06, 2015

Call this the market that simply will not die. As mentioned in some previous posts, just about the time one thinks that this market is finally ready to turn lower, marking the onset of the end of the ...

Simit Patel
Is TLT Getting Ready For A Move Up To 132?
By Simit Patel - Jan 04, 2015

iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury ETF (ARCA:TLT), a fund that tracks 20+ year Treasury bonds, closed last week with a strong up day that tested a key resistance level. The chart below ...

Petros Steriotis
German Bund Making All-Time Highs
By Petros Steriotis - Dec 29, 2014

The German 10-Year bond is marking new all-time highs. The yield is down to a historic low of 0,60% as dovish ECB rhetoric on interest rates and slow economic growth in the Eurozone area create ...

Wade Slome
What's Really Driving ZIRP?
By Wade Slome - Dec 26, 2014

Recently I've written about the head-scratching, never-ending, multi-decade decline in long-term interest rates (see chart below). Who cares? Well, just about anybody if you bear in mind the way ...