Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Why Interest Rates and Treasury Bonds Could Be the Next Big Things to Watch

Interest rates crashed to record lows because of coronavirus. But will they stay there? The U.S. Treasury Department...

Oil, Airlines and Housing: Charts to Watch

Stocks have bounced sharply this week, but oil continues to slide. Crude oil futures (@CL) closed at their lowest level in more than four months...

Rumbles in the Bond Market

Disclosure: this post is intended for educational purposes only and shouldn't be viewed as a recommendation. For a long time, investors have warned about a...

The End of the World as We Know It?

"It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine." - R.E.M. Michael Stipe sang those lyrics 31 years ago on...

Don’s Notebook May 7, 2018

Don’s Notebook May 7, 2018 There is no FOMC meeting this week but expect “Fedspeak clues” on inflation strategy from today's round of Fed Presidents’...

Power-charting the Selloff in Bonds

There's a growing consensus interest rates may be headed higher, which means bond prices may be headed lower. The idea went mainstream a month ago...

Bonds Keep Grinding Lower

Last week, price action in certain equities suggested interest rates would climb. Today, it happened. Yields on five- and 10-year Treasury notes shot to new...

Bears Embrace a Dovish Fed

Jerome Powell and the Federal Reserve tried to deliver a dovish announcement. But the market viewed it as hawkish, or just plain bearish. At one...
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