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Five Investing Strategies for 2014 With Huge Potential Upside

24/7 Wall St. has continued to see the endless themes and predictions made by Wall Street firms for 2014. Over the past month, we have highlighted many of the top ...
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Are Top Hedge Funds Starting to Rotate out of U.S. Stocks?

With a stock market that has posted a 23% gain on the S&P 500 Index so far in 2013, the Prime Brokerage team at Credit Suisse is starting to see ...
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Treasuries Brace for 3-Percent 10-Year and 4-Percent 30-Year Yields

It is no secret now that interest rates have risen. Long-term Treasury yields and even intermediate Treasury yields are now perhaps even starting to normalize even with Ben Bernanke and ...
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The Mounting Losses in Bond Long-Term Funds, Adding Injury on Top of Injury

The US Treasury 30-year bond, the so-called Long Bond, is proving to be a widow-maker to those who bought a couple of months ago. Most investors did not want to ...
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Long-Dated Treasury Notes and Bonds Hit Highest Yields in 14 Months

The next great short is apparently happening sooner than many market participants expected. As interest rates rise, investors are starting to get their heads handed to them if they were ...
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Treasury Short Sellers Winning, More Risks Ahead

The never-ending bull market in Treasury bonds appears to be looking more and more as though the party is over. At some point, the risk-reward is just too great and ...
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A How-To Guide for Betting Against Treasuries, Bracing for Higher Interest Rates

Is the Treasury market finally living up to its threat as the next big short? The money that was made in the period from 2007 to 2009 on the subprime ...
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Bond Demise 2013: Has the Next Great Short Already Taken Off?

Just over one month ago we made the case that perhaps the best short since the heyday of the subprime mortgage debacle may be on the horizon. Our December 5 ...
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Beware the Sharp Rise in Treasury Yields (GS, TBT, TLT, MORT, XHB)

Interest rates are nearly zero and the Federal Reserve has pledged to keep them that way until unemployment reaches 6.5% and as long as inflation does not get to a ...
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A How-To Guide on the Next Big Short: Treasury Bond Market

What is the next big short? The money that was made from 2007 to 2009 on the subprime mortgage short provided some of the most staggering profits that hedge funds ...
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The Scary Treasury Bond Sell Signal Comes Closer

Is the end of the low rates, or no rates, in Treasuries finally coming closer to fruition?  We would advise against betting the ranch that a super-spike is coming in ...
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A Poor $16 Billion 30-Year Treasury Long Bond Auction

The U.S. Treasury has not had the best week when it comes to Treasury debt auctions.  The 30-Year $16 billion Long Bond auction was a dud.  You have to consider ...
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Bond Losses Mounting as DJIA Nears 13,000 Ahead of FOMC

You have been warned about bubbles forming in bonds and in dividend stocks.  So when you get a report out on Gross Domestic Product that is above most expectations it ...
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Less & Less Faith in FOMC Exceptionally Low Interest Rate Until Late 2014 (TBT)

The 30 Year Treasury yield is up to 3.42%, up from 3.18% the week earlier and up from 3.09% a month ago.  The 10-Year Treasury yield is 2.30%, up from ...
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30-Year Bond Auction A Mild Success (TBT)

The latest results from a 30-Year Treasury Bond auction did not manage to turn the bond momentum back in favor of lower yields and higher prices. The bid went out ...
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