Friday, November 24, 2017

Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘TLT’

Bonds Nears Turning Point As Retail Investors Pile In

Bonds Nears Turning Point As Retail Investors Pile In

Shorting is a game that should be played with caution, however, if done at the right time can pay off handsomely. Generally, this is done when I see something that’s so drastically overvalued that I can’t resist.

Bonds Dip As Stocks Rally

Bonds Dip As Stocks Rally

This morning, the 10 and 30 year U.S. Treasuries are declining lower. The fall in the bond market comes as stocks soar higher and fear in the marketplace fades. Traders can easily watch a chart of the iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treasury Bond (ETF) (NYSEARCA:TLT), and the iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (NYSEARCA:IEF) […]

When The Greenback Pops The Rally Stops

When The Greenback Pops The Rally Stops

Nearly every trading day the U.S. Dollar Index futures (DX-M2) will pullback or decline when the index trades higher before the opening bell. As you may know, when the U.S. Dollar Index declines the major stock indexes will usually rally and trade higher. The opposite is true when the dollar rallies as the major stock […]

Yields On The Move

Yields On The Move

Once again, bond yields on the 10 and 30 year U.S. Treasury Note are rising. Last week, the yields jumped sharply higher by more than 25 basis points on both the 10, and 30 year note. Higher rates will affect the important mortgage market and this could be problematic to the recent inflation rally. As […]

Apple Should Rule The World

Apple Should Rule The World

Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) is by far the largest stock by market capitalization in the world. The company is now valued at more than $500 billion and climbing. AAPL stock is now more valuable than the entire retail sector combined and that includes WalMart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). This company has taken over the world and they […]

Does Debt Really Matter?

Does Debt Really Matter?

Has anyone looked at the U.S. debt lately? Well, the debt clock is now reading $15.5 trillion and climbing. By the end of 2012 U.S. debt should be over $16 trillion. Nobody in the media is talking about the national debt anymore. Perhaps these numbers do not really matter? All that seems to matter to […]

All Eyes On The Bernank

All Eyes On The Bernank

What can the Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke say this afternoon to help lift the stock markets? The major stock indexes are already trading higher in anticipation of some positive remarks by the central bank boss. The falling U.S. Dollar Index is helping the stock market today, however, the weaker dollar is not good […]

Stocks Rally, Gold Drops, Bonds Soar, Something Has To Give

Stocks Rally, Gold Drops, Bonds Soar, Something Has To Give

The major stock indexes are surging higher this afternoon. The NASDAQ composite is leading the charge as the tech heavy index is trading higher by 2.17 percent. The strange thing about today is that everything is rallying higher. Bonds are soaring higher with the major stock indexes. Even the U.S. Dollar Index has rallied higher […]

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