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Bonds Analysis & Opinion

Are Bonds Markets Up For A Sea Of Change?
By EconMatters  - Jul 20, 2014

Fading Strong Employment Reports The trend in the bond markets the last several months, and basically all of 2014 has been to buy bonds in the dead periods of econ reports, or the econ reports that ...

David Merkel
On Current Credit Conditions
By David Merkel - Jul 18, 2014

This should be short. Remember that credit and equity volatility are strongly related. I am dubious about conditions in the bank loan market because Collateralized Loan Obligations [CLOs] are hot now...

Marc Chandler
UK’s Shariah-Compliant Bond
By Marc Chandler - Jul 09, 2014

In late June, as many participants and the media focused on the fallout from UK Prime Minister Cameron's defeat in trying to object to Juncker's nomination for EC President, the UK became the first ...

Zachary Storella
US 10-Year Speculators Add Bearish Bets
By Zachary Storella - Jul 06, 2014

Weekly CFTC COT Net Speculator Report Large Speculators net bearish positions rise to -69,358 contracts U.S. 10-Year Treasuries: Large futures market speculators added to their net bearish bets in ...

Chris Kimble
There May Be A Problem With Government Bonds
By Chris Kimble - Jul 03, 2014

  Downside action in bonds have to do with Wednesday's employment report? Nah. At least not so much. It's Bigger Than That The power of the pattern would suggest bonds have a bigger issue on their ...