Tag Archives: Federal Reserve

The reversal of Operation Twist and ramifications for the yield curve

Bond Vigilantes 26/04/2018  

The flattening of the yield curve is carefully watched by investors as it is traditionally a good indicator of an economic slowdown. However, we always need to question conventional wisdom,… Read more »

Can bond markets digest the huge supply of U.S. Treasuries that will be issued this year?

Bond Vigilantes 15/02/2018  

The United States government routinely finances itself through short-term debt, which is normally less expensive than long-term debt, due to the upward sloping nature of the U.S. yield curve. This… Read more »

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Floating rate versus fixed rate high yield bonds.

Bond Vigilantes 19/12/2017  

What are the breakeven scenarios for the next 12 months?
Short term US dollar interest rates continue their march higher… Read more »

Beware the death of Libor

Bond Vigilantes 14/11/2017  

Guest contributor – David Covey (Financial Institutions Analyst, M&G Fixed Income Team) The end is coming for the London interbank offered rate (Libor). Ten years after suspicions emerged that this… Read more »

Three of our most popular charts

Bond Vigilantes 14/03/2017  

We often use Twitter to share the charts that we think are interesting, but probably don’t warrant the extra analysis of a blog. With this in mind, I’ve had a… Read more »

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