Category Archives: bond market

Violent Bond Moves Signal Tectonic Shifts in Global Markets

  It is absolute pandemonium in the fixed income markets. Everybody has been trying to get out at the same time but the door is getting smaller,’ says RBS   A wave of turmoil is sweeping through sovereign bond markets, setting off the most dramatic gyrations seen in recent years and threatening to spill over Read More

When All News Is Bad News

by John Rubino on April 21, 2015 One of the defining traits of financial bubbles is the willingness of traders and investors to interpret pretty much everything as a buy signal. Rising corporate earnings mean growth, while falling profits mean easier money on the way. War means more revenues for defense contractors and easy money for everyone else. Read More

Big Bang is Clearly in Play – Dominoes Starting to Fall in Debt Markets

by Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics Just in case if you have not seen this, Big Bang is clearly in play. The dominoes are starting to fall! Obviously, bearish for the Euro broader-term, but will be interesting to see how the peripheral debt trades tomorrow. The ECB Press release emerged on a waiver of collateral regarding Read More

The Market Gage – Precious Metals Mixed This Morning

February 2, 2015 “The Market Gage” features insights into the precious metals market from Roy Friedman. Roy has over 30 years of in-depth experience in all facets of precious metals.   Following the big sell-off on Thursday and respectable recovery on Friday, precious metals were weighed down in overnight trading as China released their weakest Read More

CNNMoney: Many Baby Boomers May Be Over Weight in Stocks

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 07:40 AM By Dan Weil A rule of thumb has it that the percentage of your portfolio devoted to bonds should equal your age. But many baby boomers are drifting far from that formula. In the 60-to-65 age bracket, 30 percent have placed almost all of their savings in stocks, and Read More