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Pickle wrapped in a bind
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 17 MAR 2014
... though, the Fed will deduct another US$10 bil from its monthly asset shopping budget. The flow into safe-haven US Treasuries due to Crimea allows it to continue withdrawals without sending yields on the tenners higher.
Another 10 bil to go
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JAN 2014
... prayin' that their slump takes Wall Street down with it, or for a more life-altering event...send the yield on US Treasuries up, up and away.A Then maybe, just maybe, the Fed would come out with a kinder surprise...like it did in September. "Try to remember ...
China heading for debt disaster, sure sure
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 JAN 2014
... what would happen if China suffered a debt disaster...it would have to call on its debt to these nations (sell US Treasuries and euro bonds). China holds around US$1.1 trillion of US Treasuries and guesstimated to be holding around US$900 billion of ...
Market Wrap
AAP  |  MONDAY, 16 DEC 2013
... have lifted in recent weeks, although the consensus view remains that the Fed will begin in March," she said. "US treasuries at the longer end strengthened, with yields on 10-year and 30-year notes lower (prices higher). "Weaker-than-expected price data ...
That evil word is back
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 DEC 2013
... of cyberspace - is the very same night that the Fed (according to Bloomberg) made not one, but two, purchases of US Treasuries. "The Fed bought $937 million of Treasuries due from November 2024 to May 2030 in its first acquisition. In its second, the ...
Black Christmas
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 NOV 2013
... Now that's really bad data that is good for...taper. The US bond market knew and knows it. The yield on 10-year US Treasuries trended lower after midday (the same time as equities were going up) to 2.71% at the close from 2.73% the previous day. So what ...
Now for a taper in December
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 31 OCT 2013
... have eased since September - they'll be untruthful if they didn't. One only has to look at the yield on 10-year US Treasuries to know that financial conditions have eased since September. Ten-year yields closed at 2.54% last night, down from 2.96% on ...
Savings trap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 29 OCT 2013
... interest rates stay at current levels, more weakness could be in store for the US housing market. The yield on 10-year US Treasuries (from which mortgage rates are derived) is currently at 2.52%. While down from the 3.0% high reached just before the ...
Taper trap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 28 OCT 2013
... suggests that the US Federal Reserve may have trapped itself not to taper...forever. Recall how the yield on 10-year US Treasuries rose to as high as 3.0% about a week before the speculated taper in September. Apart from the fiscal brouhaha on Washington ...
Calendar says buy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 OCT 2013
... they were. The S&P 500 index skipped to a new all-time high overnight, taking this year's total gain up to 21.5%. US Treasuries rallied and the yield on short-term US government issued bills - the most sensitive to a default - came back down to more ...
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