Fixed Income

The window has opened for a reversal to the downside, and action can be taken to minimize risk.
Uncertainty and turmoil still abound around the world, and the safe-haven trade is an easy call: buy U.S. Treasuries.

I Am a Bit Short on Duration Real Money Pro($)

I am sizing the trade to give me good staying power in case we do something irrational.
Don't forget, the Fed calls the tune.
The bond move is so powerful that we can't explain it away.
As overvalued as I believe the the U.S. stock market may be, fixed-income instruments may be even more overvalued.
The bond market usually wins.
Treasury rates are likely headed lower in the near term.
Ever since Apartheid ended in 1994, South Africa's government has maintained a healthy respect for separation of government and business. Now, investors fear, that might be changing.
The idea that perhaps March's very low employment reading is just statistical noise is boosted by two facts.


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