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FT.com / Capital Markets – Supply fears start to hit Treasuries


The bond vigilantes are finally flexing their muscles. A long period of stability for the US government bond market showed signs of cracking this week as a lack of investor appetite for new debt sent the benchmark 10-year yield to its highest level since last June.

For more than a year, analysts have been warning that record sized debt sales by the US Treasury were at odds with a 10-year yield sitting comfortably below 4 per cent. This week, the yield on 10-year notes jumped from 3.65 per cent to a peak of 3.92 per cent on Thursday. On Friday it was 3.87 per cent.

via FT.com / Capital Markets – Supply fears start to hit Treasuries.

VERY bad news…yet entirely predictable if one critically looked at what Obama was proposing during the last presidential election.

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