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Treasurys are trouble is among the 5 big worries coming from the Morningstar Investment...

Treasurys are trouble is among the 5 big worries coming from the Morningstar Investment Conference of money management pros. Treasurys aren't thought of as an investment, but are instead "an insurance policy" against bad outcomes, says Steve Walsh, summing it up. (a completely different consensus here)
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  • bbro
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    Buy a 7 year treasury get 1 % a year with a duration of 6.5
    25 Jun 2012, 03:44 PM Reply Like
  • remurraymd
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    (TLT) 5 year for negative returns
    on a 15 trillion dollar in debt company aka USA
    or
    (NEM) 3% dividend safety AND awesome growth.
    Stampede out of Treasuries will begin soon.
    We are short via TBT long lots of gold.
    25 Jun 2012, 04:12 PM Reply Like
  • winningtrader
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    It is clear that the so called safe haven bond markets - US govies, JGB's and BUNDs are in a bubble. I don't expect this bubble to collapse soon but don't hope to make any profits medium term as yields are well below inflation and you will just lose purchasing power over time.
    25 Jun 2012, 05:02 PM Reply Like
  • DaLatin
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    Flip a coin ! But,I will surly short the 10 year as soon as the yield reaches 1%
    25 Jun 2012, 05:48 PM Reply Like
  • Whitehawk
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    Neither, manipulated market.
    26 Jun 2012, 04:04 PM Reply Like
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