Bonds Analysis & Opinion

Mike Paulenoff
Financial And Bond Markets Yawn At GDP By Mike Paulenoff - Apr 28, 2017 2

It's a bit strange and mysterious that the bond market really didn't react to the weak GDP figures. Is it possible that the markets baked-in their expectations? Aside from the GDP headlines, the ...

John Mousseau
Trump's Tax Plan And Munis By John Mousseau - Apr 27, 2017

The Trump administration unveiled their tax plan yesterday, with details to follow. It will take a while to work the plan through Congress but this is our quick take on how the plan affects municipal ...

Jay Kaeppel
Interest Rates: A Long-Term Perspective By Jay Kaeppel - Apr 27, 2017

The support and resistance levels and the trends (or lack thereof) that a trader sees on a chart can vary greatly depending on the time period covered in the chart. In other words, a 1-minute bar ...

Ed Carlson
Treasury Yield Technicals By Ed Carlson - Apr 24, 2017 1

The yield on the 10-yr. US Treasury note gained 0.22% last week closing at 22.37 but 14-day RSI remains below its own 20-dma; bearish. The break of support at 23.35 (now resistance) has opened a door...

Lance Roberts
Bonds Are Not Overvalued By Lance Roberts - Apr 20, 2017 1

Doug Kass wrote a very interesting piece this week on the bond market: As overvalued as I believe the U.S. stock market may be, fixed-income instruments may be even more overvalued. Yesterday the ...

Cumberland Advisors
Taxation Of Municipal Bonds? By Cumberland Advisors - Apr 20, 2017

Is there a threat to the municipal bond interest deduction? The new administration’s focus on tax reform, especially as many of us pay our federal and state taxes this week, draws our attention ...

Doug Short
Treasury Yields: A Long-Term Perspective By Doug Short - Apr 20, 2017

Let's have a look at a long-term perspective on Treasury yields as of Friday's close. The chart below shows the 10-Year Constant Maturity yield since 1962 along with the Federal Funds Rate (FFR) and ...

Gregory W. Harmon
Bonds On Tilt By Gregory W. Harmon - Apr 19, 2017

When I was a kid we had to go to an arcade, where they had many pleasure machines, to play a game called pinball. It is a novelty now at places where my kids go to birthday parties and in the age of ...

ETF Daily News
Bond Market Predicts More Dow Downside By ETF Daily News - Apr 17, 2017

From Bill Hall: If you are a regular reader of my Money and Markets columns, you know that I’m a big believer in three things. One, Occam’s Razor, which is a principle that was introduced ...