The 5 Best Bond Funds for 2017

A funny thing has been happening in the bond market lately. Bond yields had been falling for three years—and, indeed, with ebbs and flows since 1981. The 10-year Treasury yield hit a record closing low of 1.37% on July 8….

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Bonds, Bubbles and Miami Vice

A chorus of top hedge fund managers recently renewed their predictions that the bond markets are riding for a fall. They don’t say when, but given these gurus’ tone, we can assume they think soon.  If true, the crash will come…

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Long-Term Bonds Are a Huge Value Trap

As income-oriented investors continue to scramble to find decent yields, many are being enticed towards long-term bonds. Don’t be one of them. While the yields are tempting enough, they’re still not very attractive – and in the current market conditions,…

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These Two Things Are Telling Us Exactly Where The Market Is Headed

Yields on the riskiest junk bonds are absolutely soaring and the price of copper just hit a fresh six year low.  To most people, those pieces of financial news are meaningless.  But if you understand history, and you are aware…

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Sorry Bloomberg, Someone DID Notice That China Is Dumping A Record Amount Of Bonds

Earlier today, Bloomberg TV blasted an amusing snippet from an article that was based on some deep revelations about what is happening in the bond market: Here is the relevant section for the highlight-challenged: It says: “China sells $180 billion of…

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Protect Your Bonds From a Market Rout

In the next six months, U.S. investors are expecting two important market developments. One is an increase in the federal funds rate. The other is an uptick in inflation, which should occur as the effects from last year’s oil crash…

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Did The Bond Market Crash Just Begin?

Is the financial collapse that so many are expecting in the second half of 2015 already starting?  Many have believed that we would see bonds crash before the stock market crashes, and that is precisely what is happening right now. …

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Guess What Happened The Last Time Bond Yields Crashed Like This?…

If a major financial crisis was approaching, we would expect to see the “smart money” getting out of stocks and pouring into government bonds that are traditionally considered to be “safe” during a crisis.  This is called a “flight to…

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Billionaire Warns ‘Mother of Collapses’ Coming If This Stops

Self-made billionaire and founder of Sprott, Inc. and Sprott Asset Management, Eric Sprott, gave a dire warning about the state of the system that makes clear the globe is hinged on little more than a little Dutch boy with his…

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Marc Faber Warns Japan’s Bond-Buying Program is a Ponzi Scheme

Marc Faber, editor and publisher of “The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report”, spoke with Bloomberg TV’s Trish Regan today. He commented on Bill Gross’ remarks about deflation and explained why he thinks Japan is engaged in a Ponzi Scheme. He…

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