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Gary Gordon
Don’t Fight The T-Bill ETF Trend
By Gary Gordon - Aug 04, 2014

Media pundits have attributed recent stock skittishness to geopolitical tension in Eastern Europe, military conflict in the Middle East, a 4.0% initial reading for 2nd quarter GDP growth, a hawkish ...

Lance Roberts
The Interest-Rate Conundrum
By Lance Roberts - Aug 01, 2014

After several months of quite complacency, investors were woken up Thursday by a sharp sell off driven by concerns over potential rising inflationary pressures, rising credit default risk and weak ...

Erik Swarts
Stepping Down With 10-Year Yields
By Erik Swarts - Jul 31, 2014

Despite Wednesday's strong GDP print that reinvigorated the raise-rates camp and sparked an almost 4 percent rally in 10-year yields, we continue to feel these participants are once again placing the ...

James Picerno
Are Lower Yields Signaling Higher Risk?
By James Picerno - Jul 30, 2014

A funny thing happened on the way to higher interest rates: yields took a surprising turn lower. The 10-Year Treasury yield yesterday dipped under 2.47%, near the lowest level since a swoon in ...

Chris Tell
Bond Funds: The World’s Most Crowded Trade
By Chris Tell - Jul 30, 2014

With over $900 billion invested into bond funds by mom-and-pop investors since the global financial crisis, the great law of unintended consequence is gearing up to rear its ugly head. Once again, ...

Erik Swarts
The U.S. 10 Year: Next Dip Down
By Erik Swarts - Jul 24, 2014

If you're ridin' ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it's still there with ya. - Cowboy saying The Treasury market continues to ignore the sharp shouts of rising rates,...

Tim Knight
Interest-Rate Break
By Tim Knight - Jul 23, 2014

Here on Slope, we’ve been watching CBOE 10-Year Treasury Note Yield Index and iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury (ARCA:TLT) for quite some time, waiting for a definitive move. Interest rates have been...