Fixed Income

Intermediate Trade: TLT Real Money Pro($)

Consider a bearishly biased put spread on the 20+ year U.S. Treasury bond-tracking ETF.
If weak firms no longer are propped up by low rates, productivity is set to improve.
They have become a referendum on Trump's plans for lower corporate taxes.
A lot of post-Brexit risks for U.K. debt just aren't priced in.
Be cautious on betting which particular tax proposals get implemented.
Be cautious on betting which particular tax proposals get implemented.
This could put tremendous buying pressure on prices, leading to a potentially massive rally.
This is a scalp, and nothing more.
A clean break would accelerate the timeframe of Bexit's consequences.
Among the questions: What's the key level? Are foreigners dumping our bonds?

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