Breakdown in Junk Bonds A Red Flag for the Stock Market

High-yield, aka 'junk' bonds, which are highly correlated with the stock market & not with other bond classes, have made an impulsive breakdown below this large bearish rising wedge pattern in HYG (High Yield Corporate Bond ETF) which also makes the recent breakout a failed breakout, i.e.- bull trap. As the performance of junk bonds [...]

Bond Market Analysis (video)

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 [...]

A Rush For The Exits

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 [...]

May 29, 2013 11:29am|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Fixed Income (Bonds)|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on A Rush For The Exits

Fixed Income Overview

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 [...]

Apr 9, 2013 4:37pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Fixed Income (Bonds)|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Fixed Income Overview