This video covers the long-term outlook for the bond market as well as some of the near-term developments as well as the potential implications that they could have on the stock market. This video goes in-depth with an overview & discussion on the various type of fixed-income instruments, such as treasury bonds, municipal bonds as [...]
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HYG & JNK are the two most popular high-yield (aka- junk bonds) bond ETFs & both are current at or very near both key downtrend line & horizontal price resistance levels. While the MACD is still pointing higher, the possibility that junk bonds continue to rise & take out these resistances levels certainly exists as [...]
The day before Ben Bernanke was scheduled to speak regarding Fed policy, I stated: " I would not be surprised to hear Bernanke give some indication that he is open to the possibility to beginning to start tapping on the breaks when he speaks tomorrow. If so, which we all know will have to happen [...]
Here's an overview of the fixed income market, as shown in descending order of quality (US Treasuries- Junk Bonds). As always, once the first chart is clicked to expand, just click anywhere on the right side of the chart to advance to the next image. To zoom in or out, use your mouse scroll-wheel or [...]
In the past I was much more active in covering the fixed income markets but with bonds the primary target of Bernanke's printing party, I've felt, and still do, that many of the traditional "cues" for the stock market that have historically been derived from the bond market are of little, if any value at this time due to the extreme price manipulation of said instruments by the Fed. For the most part though, I am referring to the US Treasury market but lately I've been paying much more attention to the rest of the fixed income market, primarily investment grade corporates, municipals, and high-yield (aka junk) bonds and I believe most, if not all, are at or near key technical junctures at this time. [...]