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Taxes, Macro Signals, Seasonality, US Stocks And Gold Miners
November 24, 2017
While politicians hammer out the details it is generally accepted that corporations and by extension the investor and asset owner classes are targeted for benefits under the coming Republican tax...
What Spot in the Yield Curve is Likely to Invert First?
November 22, 2017
Why Traders are Watching Bonds
November 20, 2017
Yield Curve To Completely Flatten In 2018: But How?
November 16, 2017
The T. Rowe Price Group expects the yield curve to completely flatten in 2018. This is not a surprise as I have been commenting the same way for quite some time. The more important question is how? By...
With a December rate-hike baked into the cake, the hotter-than-expected PPI print has sparked notable outperformance in the long-end sending the yield curve to new cycle flats - flattest since 2007.
Will US Inflation Tick Higher In 2018?
November 13, 2017
The Federal Reserve has been trying to lift the inflation trend in recent years with limited success.
Macro Plan Still On Track For Stocks, Commodities & Gold
November 10, 2017
Treasury bonds and the risk ‘off’ trades are all keyed on the interest rate backdrop; and I am not talking about the Fed, with its measured Fed Funds increases.
European Junk Bonds Pose Systemic Risk In Next Downturn
November 09, 2017
When the ECB stops buying corporates, the junk bond market may be a huge mess as investors rush for the exit at the same time.
Poor, Tailing 5Y Auction Stops At Highest Yield Since April 2011
October 25, 2017
We had another mediocre bond sale by the US Treasury, in which $34 billion in 5 Year paper was just sold at a yield of 2.058%, the highest since April 2011.
Three Reasons Why The ‘FANG’ Phenomenon Will End Badly
October 19, 2017
Those who do not wish to draw any parallels between today’s stock market and the 1999-2000 tech stock bubble typically claim that “All of those turn-of-the-century dot-coms weren’t making any money....
The Fed Is Inclined To Raise Rates Despite Low Inflation
October 12, 2017
Inflation has been trending lower this year, but the Federal Reserve still appears on track to hike rates again before the year is out.
Will The Fed’s Rate-Hike Plans Eventually Trigger A Recession?
September 22, 2017
Given the tendency for US recessions to coincide or closely follow periods of tighter monetary policy, it’s hard to ignore the potential for trouble down the road.
War Of Words Reignites Demand For Safe Havens
August 10, 2017
War talk has lifted the price of gold, which is considered a secure port in times of crisis. SPDR Gold Trust, an ETF proxy for the precious metal, jumped to a two-month high at Wednesday’s close.
Alan Greenspan Predicts Imminent Bond Market Collapse
August 09, 2017
Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, has been making headlines after suggesting that government bonds may be a bubble about to burst.
Traders Are Freaking Out Over Alan Greenspan's Bond Comments
August 04, 2017
Greenspan comment: "Bond bubble about to break because of "abnormally low" interest rates?" is freaking traders.
There Is No Such Thing As A Bad Tick
July 07, 2017
Central Banks are sending real rates higher. In the process, they are taking money out of precious metals, and into short-dated fixed income securities.
Bond Breadth Breakdown
July 04, 2017
Bond market breadth has started to recover, and had pretty much undertaken a "reset" since the reflation/trump tantrum, but is now breaking down again.
There is a major kink in the yield curve right now, 10-year contracts are very expensive relative to bond contacts.
Longer-term bonds are highly correlated with projections for federal funds in the future. Decomposing the 10 Year UST into its real and inflation components reveals an interesting insight.
Mixed Messages In Treasury Market For Rate Outlook
May 16, 2017
Last week’s softer-than-expected rise in consumer inflation in April gives the monetary doves a bit more ammunition and therefore raises fresh doubts about what to expect for monetary policy in June.
Passive Bond Strategies: A Road To Nowhere
May 11, 2017
Driverless cars may be the wave of the future. But when it comes to bond investing, it’s best to keep your hands on the wheel. Anything less could do serious damage to your fixed-income portfolio.
As universally expected, the Fed did not hike rates at the May meeting. Instead, the FOMC committee issued a boilerplate Press Release that the first quarter slowdown is transitory and that inflation...
Treasury Sells $34 Billion In 5Y Paper In Ugly, Tailing Auction At Lowest Yield Since November
April 26, 2017
After yesterday's stellar 2Y auction, moments ago the Treasury sold $34 billion in 5 Year paper in what can only be described as a quite ugly auction.
Bi-Weekly Economic Review - Sunday, April 23
April 23, 2017
The recent dollar weakness has been a positive for gold, another sign of growth skepticism. Gold resumed its long term uptrend in 2016 and the short term trend is now higher too.
How Quickly Inflation Sentiment Changes
April 13, 2017
Investors can be a fickle bunch when it comes to their perception of the future path of inflation. A lot has happened since mid-March to change investor sentiment.
Ending The Fed’s Drug Problem
March 30, 2017
Gross Domestic Product was revised slightly higher for Q4 2016, which is to say it wasn’t meaningfully different. At 2.05842%, real GDP projects output growing for one quarter close to its projected...
Curves Need No R-Star; Economists Need R* To Decode Curves
March 27, 2017
As the yield curve flattened out almost in a straight line from late 2013 until July 2016, it became common to suggest the historical relationship between inversion and recession.
10Y yields are back below 2.40% and 30Y below 3.00% as the post-rate-hike curve collapse continues, aided by the biggest short-squeeze since Brexit sending speculative Treasury shorts to their lowest...
Five-year Treasury yields have tumbled back below 2.00% to the lowest levels in almost three weeks, extending the drop amid the weakest economic growth period for a rate-hike since 1980.