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May 12 Bond

Interest Rates Creep Lower

The Fed was at it again, but this time they were buying securities on the short end of the yield curve. The Fed purchased $6 billion in fixed income securities maturing in 2012 and 2013 (the realization that these are now considered short-term debt instruments makes me feel old). At the same time, they auctioned […]

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Feb 26 T-Bond

Horrible Data and Technical Support May Trigger Rally

Bonds and notes spent the day paring early morning losses. The Federal Reserve issued $22 billion in 7-year notes for the first time since 1993 and found a decent amount of demand for the security. Additional price support was found as rumors that Chinese officials seemed to imply that buying fixed income assets would still […]

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