Fixed Income

Here is how I'm positioned for the 4 most likely outcomes of next week's meeting.

Novice Trade: JNK Real Money Pro($)

The trade I prefer now in JNK is the bearishly biased long put shooter, expiring in December.
The current narrative is leading to mental, and even physical, fatigue in bond traders and income seekers.
Despite hawkish talk, there's little in the data to compel the Fed to raise.
HYG's technicals indicate deteriorating positive momentum and suggest waning investor conviction.
Yes, a short-term rate hike is probably coming.
Not all investors require a currency hedge. Besides, if yields rise a bit, demand comes back.
Not all investors require a currency hedge. Besides, if yields rise a bit, demand comes back.
The debt ceiling will one day cause us to go "full Greece", and that will be a real shame.
The former pariahs are now highly sought-after alternatives to low interest rates.

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