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Bonds Analysis & Opinion

Mark Lundeen
Mr Bear’s Bid For High Elected Office
By Mark Lundeen - Apr 19, 2015

You may thinkthat this is April 2015, and for those who follow the calendar that is exactly correct. A month ago I couldn’t let Fluffy out at night without exposing the little girl to frostbite....

Gary Tanashian
Debt Picture: Boom ZERO
By Gary Tanashian - Apr 15, 2015

There is so much data flying around out there. From the Credit data we reviewed yesterday to weakening manufacturing and exports to employment up nicely one month and down big the next, to frisky ...

Marc Chandler
What Has The ECB Been Buying?
By Marc Chandler - Apr 08, 2015

The ECB is a month into what it has signaled will be at least an eighteen month asset-purchase program. It had begun buying asset-backed securities and covered bonds earlier, but starting last month ...

Jay Kaeppel
Murphy’s Law And T-Bonds
By Jay Kaeppel - Apr 07, 2015

I hate to sound paranoid but, boy, Murphy sure hates me. last month I wrote an article titled “A Risky (but Darned Exciting) Strategy for T-Bond Traders.” The simple idea detailed in the ...

Gary Christenson
3 Sigma Extremes In The Bond Market
By Gary Christenson - Apr 06, 2015

US T-Bond futures closed Friday, March 27 up nearly 12% from the February close. That was the 3rd largest monthly percent move since 1977 when my data begins and created a 3.61 standard deviation ...