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Treasury Forecasts Tax Reform Will Lead To Longest Period Without Recession In History

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 11, 2017 12:05 PM One week ago, in its latest assessment of the current state of tax reform in the aftermath of the Senate’s passage of the tax bill, Goldman analysts calculated that while growth impact from tax reform had increased fractionally to around 0.3% in 2018 and 2019 “reflecting the slightly larger amount of […]

Going Down! US Treasury Slope Continues Flattening As Swap Spread Continues Increasing

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B Sanders / December 6, 2017 The US Treasury 10Y-2Y curve continues to go down (flatten). It has now hit 51.56 BPS. The USD Swap Spread 10Y keeps on rising. SOURCE The post Going Down! US Treasury Slope Continues Flattening As Swap Spread Continues Increasing appeared first on Silver For The People.

Pension Ponzi Bailout: Democrats Sponsor US Treasury Bailout Scheme

themaven.net / by Mike Mish Shedlock / November 12th, 2017 Most defined benefit pension plans are nothing but Ponzi schemes. Plans are now unraveling because of demographics. An increasing number of retirees, needing untenable returns, are supported by fewer and fewer people putting money in the system. Democrats sponsored a bailout scheme. Will it pass? Pension and Investments […]

Speculators Place Biggest Bet EVER Against US Treasury 5Y Note Futures (It Will Be Powell As Fed Chair and 83.6% Prob Of A Dec Rate Hike)

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B Sanders / October 23, 2017 (Bloomberg) — Hedge funds and other large speculators extended their net-short positions on five-year U.S. Treasury note futures to a record last week, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission through Oct. 17 show. They’re making the bets as speculation ramps up over who will be nominated as the next […]

Iranian General Responds To Trump: “We’ll Bury You”

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Oct 13, 2017 4:46 PM At the same time as the US Treasury’s declared Iran’s powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organization as part of Trump’s crackdown on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, also known as Iran Nuclear Deal, a senior commander in Iran’s Quds Force, the elite overseas […]

US Treasury 10Y-2Y Curve Slope Breaks Though 80BPS (The Thrill Is Gone)

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B Sanders / August 29, 2017 The US Treasury Yield Curve Slope (10Y-2Y) just broke through 80 basis points on the downside. READ MORE The post US Treasury 10Y-2Y Curve Slope Breaks Though 80BPS (The Thrill Is Gone) appeared first on Silver For The People.

30Y Yields Slide After Treasury Refunding Does Not Mention Ultra-Longs; Can Fund Through September

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Aug 2, 2017 9:04 AM Contrary to expectations that the Treasuey may address the growing financing need (with implications for curve) by announcing a higher than expected amount of near-term Treasury issuance, the US Treasury announced a $62.0 billion refunding package this morning, in line with expectations and unchanged from recent Refundings. The Refunding […]

US Treasury 30Y-5Y Slope Falls To Under 100 (Lowest Since Dec 2007)

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B Sanders via  Confounded Interest / June 20, 2017 The US Treasury yield curve (30Y-5Y) slope has flattened to the lowest level since December 2007, before The Great Recession. The US Treasury 10Y-2Y curve slope (orange line) is near the lowest level since December 2007. READ MORE The post US Treasury 30Y-5Y Slope Falls To […]

For The First Time, You Can Track Every Dollar The Government Spends

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / May 9, 2017 4:59 PM Despite paying trillions in Federal taxes every year, Americans’ requests for a clear, detailed breakdown of where their money goes every year, have gone unanswered and been ignored by both Republican and Democrat administrations for one simple reason: transparency has an unpleasant way of mutating into accountability, […]

When $4 trillion is Too Much and $3 trillion is not Enough

marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / January 11, 2017 News that China’s reserves approached $3 trillion at the end of the last year has spurred expressions of concern. Its reserves have fallen by roughly $1 trillion since peaking mid-2014. The irony that is lost on many investors is two years ago pundits were arguing that China had too […]