Tag Archives: treasury market

Is Quantitative Easing Alive and Well? Evidence Mounts Suggesting the Answer Is Yes

Today, I’d like to address a curious phenomenon developing in the Treasury market. March 31st supposedly marked the end of the Fed’s quantitative easing (Q.E.) phase. We were told the Fed would no longer print money and buy mortgage backed securities. There was, of course, no discussion about the Fed printing money and buying other assets. However, ‘ending Q.E.’ carries […]

Investment Strategy Turns More Cautious, Existing Home Sales, Record Auctions This Week, Galleon Grief

Stock Market Investing: The Equity markets were down across the board Friday as the week ended. Last week was a week of churning and distribution, two actions I hate to see during a market advance as they often mark the end of a rally. To make matters worse the churning has occurred at key areas of resistance on all three […]

Consumer Sentiment Dismal, US$ and US Treasuries Reaction A Head Fake

Today’s consumer sentiment numbers offer immediate confirmation that the issues I raised in yesterday’s post are clear and present dangers to the continued recovery of the debt and equity markets. As of this post, equity markets are down about 1.5% across the board, which is not surprising. However, the rally in the US$ and the US treasury market are in […]