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Strong 5-year auction lifts Treasury prices

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  • James Bjorkman
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    So much for the Janet Yellen hit job. Yield curve steepening again. We have a full year before anything happens, bond traders deal in minutes and hours. and days.
    26 Mar 2014, 01:26 PM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    Average interest rate for all treasury notes outstanding is 1.802%....
    26 Mar 2014, 02:55 PM Reply Like
  • notta lackey
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    Yes, and the average inflation rate throughout the yield curve is about 7%. This is defined by the dictionary definition of inflation: "an increase in the supply of money", not the rigged CPI figures. Somebody is going to end up with the Old Maid.
    26 Mar 2014, 03:02 PM Reply Like
  • Moon Kil Woong
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    It is not 1 or 5 year auctions that is a concern. It is the long dated US treasuries that no one but the Federal reserve with QE wants that is a concern, especially since foreign demand is almost non-existent and US participants can't or won't buy them.
    26 Mar 2014, 11:30 PM Reply Like
  • notta lackey
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    Looks like they are wising up. Not good news. That means serious inflation ahead.
    27 Mar 2014, 11:54 AM Reply Like
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