Bond Trend Getting Uglier

Jun.18.09 | About: iShares 7-10 (IEF)

Even with the market oscillating lower, then higher, and finally closing unchanged, the trend in bonds started getting ugly again yesterday. The bond vigilantes will need progressively more to be placated: a several % drop in the S&P just ain't gonna cut it no more.

2s10s closed at the day's (and 4 day) wides with a trend to accelerating widening (click on chart to enlarge).