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We Just Witnessed The Biggest U.S. Bond Crash In Nearly 2 Years – What Does This Mean For The Stock Market?

via the economic collapse blog Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. U.S. bonds have not fallen like this since Donald Trump’s stunning election victory in November 2016.  Could this be a sign that big trouble is on the horizon for the stock market?  It seems like […]

Is This The Real Reason Why The Treasury Curve Has Been Collapsing For A Month?

A 'funny' thing happened a month ago. The Treasury yield curve suddenly started to collapse… despite gains in stocks and positive economi data surprises… the question is, why? Here's one possible reason why.. Originally submitted by GovTrader, TL/DR: Tax reform creates pension fund incentive to buy 30yr bonds NOW. Currently, the top corp tax rate […]

Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan Ominously Warns That The Biggest Bond Bubble In History Is About To Burst

Are we right on the verge of one of the greatest financial collapses in American history?  I have been repeatedly warning that our ridiculously over-inflated stock market bubble could burst at any time, but former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan believes that the bond bubble actually presents an even greater danger.  When you look at […]

US Financial Markets – Alarm Bells are Ringing / Pater Tenebrarum / January 18, 2017 A Shift in Expectations When discussing the outlook for so-called “risk assets”, i.e., mainly stocks and corporate bonds (particularly low-grade bonds) and their counterparts on the “safe haven” end of the spectrum (such as gold and government bonds with strong ratings), one has to consider different time frames and the […]

Foreigners are Dumping US Treasurys as Never Before / by Wolf Richter / Dec 15, 2016  Bloodletting in one of the most conservative investments. All kinds of things are now happening in the world of bonds that haven’t happened before. For example, authorities in China today halted trading for the first time ever in futures contracts of government bonds, after prices had swooned, with the 10-year […]

Government Bond & Mortgage “Carnage” Enters Sixth Week / by Wolf Richter / Dec 10, 2016 The bond market is doing the math. Traders got even more nervous on Friday, after having been twitchy all Thursday, and they alleviated this condition by selling government bonds. In July, government bonds were sitting ducks with their low yields, and perfectly ripe for a good plucking. This plucking […]

Weekend Edition: This Super Bubble Is About to Burst… Here’s How to Make Huge Profits

Source: Zero Hedge / By Nick Giambruno, editor, Crisis Investing / December 04, 2016 Editor’s note: You may be exposed to toxic financial waste without even knowing it. In today’s essay, Crisis Investing editor Nick Giambruno details the super bubble that’s set to pop at any moment. Read on to learn what you should be doing […]

Will the “Rout” in Government Bonds Turn into Carnage? / by Wolf Richter • November 11, 2016 “Inflation Trade” Heats Up, “Greater-Fool” Trade Falls Apart The Government “bond rout” didn’t start with Trump’s election victory. It started in July. And it didn’t just hit US Treasuries. It hit government bonds around the world. It’s predicated on the idea that inflation was raising its ugly head […]

Markets: Bearish On Bonds

I do not really want to hold bonds anywhere in the… READ THE REST OF THE ARTICLE ON THE NEW WEBSITE: JIM ROGERS TALKS MARKETS

Negative-yield debt breaks $10 trillion level for first time

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / By Eric Platt and Mamta Badkar via Financial Times / June 3, 2016 Negative-yielding government debt has risen above $10 trillion for the first time, enveloping an increasingly large part of the financial markets after being fueled by central bank stimulus […]