bond markets

Bond Panic Spreads

The feds are already on schedule to issue $1.3 trillion of bonds in just nine months. But who will buy them? Not the Fed: It is expected to continue its ‘quantitative tightening’ (letting the bonds…

Bonds Are Flashing a Red Alert

Stocks are hitting record highs. But as the stock market continues to punch holes in its ceiling, bond prices are taking the down elevator. And bond yields — along with borrowing costs throughout the economy…

The Slo-Mo Depression

50-year government bonds in Spain yielding 4% are the financial market version of slo-mo. It’s a sure-fire way to prevent a deflationary depression from becoming a political and social crisis.

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