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  • Treasury bond bulls as far back as memory goes, Hoisington and Hunt remain so, explaining how Federal Reserve actions serve to slow economic activity. Rising CPI during QEs I and II "had a devastating effect on workers' incomes," they write. Bernanke's wealth effect is a myth, they say, with zero benefit for those with incomes less than $130K, and negligible help for those over. As always, a great read. [View news story]
    Amen....may they rot in hell in a special place reserved for economic sociopaths.
    Oct 23, 2012. 03:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Its finger raised to the wind, Goldman sharply cuts its forecast for the high yield on the 10-year Treasury to 2% from 2.5% this year and to 2.5% from 3.25% in 2013. It's a nice bookend to the firm's famous March recommendation of a big shift out of bonds and into equities, timing beautifully the bottom in Treasurys/top in stocks this year.  [View news story]
    Goldman....who?? Are they still considered relevant??
    May 31, 2012. 04:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The share of renters who spend more than half their income on housing is at its highest level in half a century, and it’s no longer just low-income tenants who are feeling the pain, according to a new study. About 26% of renters - or 10.1M people - are spending more than half their pre-tax household income on rent and utilities.  [View news story]
    What part of South LA would you suggest we all move to?

    Crawl back to the east European cave you came from, you idiot.
    Apr 26, 2011. 10:58 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment