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Can Junk Bonds Lift Stocks Up Off The Floor?

High yield bonds, also known as junk bonds, have several purposes in the marketplace. One of those is to serve as a key indicator...
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Big Move Lower In Treasury Bonds Has Bears Growling

It was an ugly day for treasury bonds. Let's recap the recent price action of a popular treasury bonds ETF and look for clues as...
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Fed Funds Futures Smash Through Support

Is The Age Of Zero Interest Rates Over? On November 9 I wrote a post detailing why interest rates may be on the rise.  Or...
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Spotting Market Tops With Intermarket Analysis

With the (very) old bull market in the U.S. equities about to complete its seventh year, there is rampant speculation regarding when and how...
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Investors Beware: High Yield Bonds Are Trading Heavy

With all the excitement about the recovery in stocks, investors should take note of the SPDR Barclays High Yield Bonds ETF (JNK). It's been...
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Will The Fed Raise Rates? What Fed Funds Futures Are Saying

Will the FED raise interest rates? I have no clue. Will the FED NOT raise interest rates? I have no clue. What do I know? I...
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The Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) Is Nearing A Big Move

The chart of the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) continues to confuse many investors. Other than pointing out key support and resistance,...
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Will The Credit Markets Continue To Fuel A Rally In Stocks?

In my last article on October 5, I discussed how the credit markets were precariously close to signaling another sharp leg down in the...
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Credit Markets Update: Mala Tempora Currunt?

I have been away from the trading screens since Tuesday and only able to catch up at night. Below is my read on what...
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Are Junk Bonds (JNK) Trying To Tell The Market Something?

Investors can get a pretty good idea of the market's risk appetite by looking at Junk Bonds (or in this case the High Yield...

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