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Richard Barley has a kind word for bonds (currently in the midst of a savage sell-off), saying...

Richard Barley has a kind word for bonds (currently in the midst of a savage sell-off), saying the global growth outlook continues to be dismal despite the Fed and ECB. Could the curve get steeper still? Sure, but the date of any increase in short rates keeps getting pushed further into the future, which should help anchor the long end.
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  • youngman442002
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    Wait until China has had enough...and dunps theirs....the Fed will not be able to keep up..
    14 Sep 2012, 11:20 AM Reply Like
  • schatzl
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    Chinese are the biggest buyers of physical gold. I wonder why?
    14 Sep 2012, 11:27 AM Reply Like
  • TKO
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    You're significantly misunderstanding the power of a printing press or you think they're actually creating physical bills.
    Hint: The Fed can buy everything outstanding if they had to, especially when they can create dollars virtually.

     

    The only problem, in that scenario, is that the USD will suffer quite impressively against a basket of other major currencies.
    14 Sep 2012, 11:34 AM Reply Like
  • pishon
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    I'm keeping my TLT. The next Euro bad news will flip the market again.
    14 Sep 2012, 11:36 AM Reply Like
  • GaltMachine
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    It is literally amazing that the policy of QEfinity whose stated purpose is to lower long-term rates has had exactly the opposite results since the announcement yesterday especially compared to a month ago. WTF?

     

    Is the FED trying to trigger a bond selloff?
    14 Sep 2012, 11:39 AM Reply Like
  • pollyserial
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    Yes.
    14 Sep 2012, 01:31 PM Reply Like
  • pishon
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    Word of advice: Hate Bernanke or love him, but don't fight him. You will lose.
    15 Sep 2012, 10:59 AM Reply Like
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