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Global Risk Monitor – September 8

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US Treasuries: If it can happen here . . .FT

Yields on US Treasuries experienced one of their biggest intraday moves in years on Wednesday. Lex’s Robert Armstrong and Joseph Cotterill discuss whether banks are right in arguing that regulation has hurt liquidity. Make better investment decisions with Lex http://www.ft.com/lexContinue reading

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Ugly Chart Contest: Safe Haven Swan Diving

There’s something happening here What it is ain’t exactly clear…. Everybody look what’s going down – For What It’s Worth – Buffalo Springfield,  circa 1967 The former safe havens – U.S. treasury bonds, gold, and the Japanese yen — have … Continue reading

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Cartoon of the Day: The New Bond Salesman

A friend of ours, “Countrywide”, named for the girth of his posterior, who works at a major asset management firm,  sent this over yesterday.  He says the dude holding the sign looks like the Goldman Sachs bond salesman who covers … Continue reading

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Chart of the Day: Fed Ownership of the Yield Curve

We’ve updated our chart illustrating the Fed ownership of the U.S. yield curve.   We’ve also included the percentage of total maturities the Fed owns in each year from the April 2011 data and December 2010 data.   Most of POMO buying … Continue reading

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