Foreign Grip Loosens on Treasuries as U.S. Investors Buy (Mar 2014)

 

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Source: Bloomberg – Foreign Grip Loosens on Treasuries as U.S. Investors Buy

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Overseas creditors such as China and Japan enabled the U.S. to spend its way out of the recession as they gobbled up 80 percent of the nation’s Treasuries. Now, their holdings are dropping toward the lowest level in a decade, while homegrown investors have picked up the slack.

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Treasury Yields Reach Two-Year High on Outlook for Fed Tapering (Jan 2014)

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Source: Bloomberg – Treasury Yields Reach Two-Year High on Outlook for Fed Tapering

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Treasury 10-year yields reached the highest level in more than two years on speculation the U.S. economy will improve enough for the Federal Reserve to end bond purchases in 2014.

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U.S. Stocks Rise to Records as GDP Growth Tops Estimates (Dec 2013)

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Source: Bloomberg – U.S. Stocks Rise to Records as GDP Growth Tops Estimates

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U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capping its biggest weekly gain since October, as data showing faster-than-estimated growth boosted confidence in the world’s largest economy.

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Bond Losses of $1 Trillion if Yields Spike, BIS Says (Jun 2013)

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Source: CNBC – Bond Losses of $1 Trillion if Yields Spike, BIS Says

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Bondholders in the United States alone would lose more than $1 trillion if yields leap, showing how urgent it is for governments to put their finances in order, the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday.

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Gold ‘Death Cross’ Signals Slump to $1,200: Technical Analysis (Nov 2013)

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Source: Bloomberg – Gold ‘Death Cross’ Signals Slump to $1,200: Technical Analysis

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Gold futures may extend a slump and drop to $1,200 an ounce, the lowest since June, as moving averages signal a “death cross” according to technical analysis by by Logic Advisors.

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