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Monday, Nov 26
2012, 7:05 AM
Fed involvement and investors' reflexive demand for safety are not just keeping a lid on...
Fed involvement and investors' reflexive demand for safety are not just keeping a lid on Treasury yields, they've also brought volatility in the bond market to about the lowest on record. BAML's MOVE index recently fell to 53.70, nearing the 51.2 hit in May 2007. "Treasurys offer little real value, but in the short term, it is just hard to be a bear," says a fund manager, serving up a quote for a to-be-written book on the Bernanke-era bond market.