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Long-term Treasury prices - off to a rough start this month - have history on their side as they...

Long-term Treasury prices - off to a rough start this month - have history on their side as they try to mount a comback, TLT is higher in August 10 of 10 times since the ETF's inception. The yield on the 10-year - which hit 1.73 last week - has retreated to 1.62%. TLT -2.7% thus far in August.
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  • Skyler Greene
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    Well, the previous ten times, yields weren't below the historical inflation rate.
    13 Aug 2012, 11:32 AM Reply Like
  • ReddGator
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    I agree with Skyler. The extreme liquidity in the market and the penchant for world central banks to keep the spigot fully open will fuel inflationary fears sooner or later. The recent bond sell-off may be the beginning of the bursting of the bubble.
    13 Aug 2012, 12:28 PM Reply Like
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