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Mnuchin: “We Want To Make Sure Bad People Can’t Use Bitcoin To Do Bad Things”

This article was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge Back in September 2015, when we first predicted that Bitcoin would enjoy an exponential price increase as first the Chinese and then everyone else realized that the cryptocurrency is nothing less than the digital equivalent of borderless Swiss account, bypassing capital controls with ease and enabling […]

Yield Curve Steepens At Fastest Pace Since 2008, Bonds Cheapest To Stocks In 7 Years / by Tyler Durden / Dec 20, 2017 11:23 AM On the heels of near-record long speculative positioning, the long-end of the US Treasury yield curve continues to carnage, with yields at their highest since November’s FOMC levels. The yield curve is steepening drastically – up 16bps in 3 days (the biggest percentage surge since Dec 2008).   […]

The Flattening US “Yield Curve”? NIRP Refugees Did it / by Wolf Richter / Dec 14, 2017  Sez Fitch & Yellen US Treasury securities are doing something that is worrying a lot of folks, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen: While short-term yields are rising in line with the Fed’s hikes of its target range for the federal funds rate, longer-term yield have done the opposite: they’ve been […]

Treasury Forecasts Tax Reform Will Lead To Longest Period Without Recession In History / 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 / 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 / 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) / 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” / 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) / 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 / 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 […]