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Chris Kimble
Bonds: Possible Reversal Pattern In Play By Chris Kimble - May 17, 2017

Bonds have been hit hard since the highs around the 4th of July last year. Is this big decline be creating a bottoming pattern? Bottoms Up for bonds? Below looks at TLT's pattern over the past couple ...

ETF Daily News
Long-Term Bonds Look Dangerous By ETF Daily News - May 15, 2017

From Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D.: When a sovereign nation can’t readily finance or pay its debts, it’s traumatic. Bond prices collapse. Interest rates surge to 10%, 20%, even 30%. Federal jobs ...

David Kotok
Fed Balance Sheet, Bonds, Fishing By David Kotok - May 12, 2017

We’ve had seven client/consultant/prospect speeches and meetings in the last week. The hottest topic has been the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet and what changes in it will mean for ...

Michael Ashton
Bond Vigilantes Continue To Slumber By Michael Ashton - May 10, 2017

I read an article recently that noted the 65-75bp rise in Treasury yields over the last year or so, and sought to explain, through a labyrinthine line of reasoning/model, that most of the rise was due...

Jay Kaeppel
Using Metals To Trade Bonds By Jay Kaeppel - May 09, 2017

Sometimes things in the financial markets are pretty obvious if one is willing to see them. Despite all of the angst that has been exhausted since July of 2016 – when the S&P 500 Index broke...

Doug Short
Treasury Snapshot: Possible Reversal Continues By Doug Short - May 09, 2017

Note: We've updated this commentary with data through today's market close. Let's take a closer look at recent activity in US Treasuries. The yield on the 10-year note ended the day at 2.39% and the ...

Jay Kaeppel
It’s Soon Or Never For Bonds By Jay Kaeppel - May 03, 2017

There is great trepidation in the bond market these days. Most investors seem to have the “interest-rates-are-sure-to-rise” mantra playing on auto loop. And this is not entirely ...

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 ...

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