If money's already tight, long-term rates may have already peaked.
If widespread selling of U.S. Treasuries was to occur, there would be two likely side effects.
The PRC is the paper tiger and we're the tiger that just woke up and is sick and tired of the beatdown the Chinese have delivered.
Fears that China would retaliate for tariffs by selling off their huge holdings of U.S. debt are overblown.
Once again, the members of the FOMC appear to be lacking in one area: doing their homework.
Fed signals more rate hikes than expected, putting a hold on the equities markets for now.
If this trend continues, the Fed's reaction function will come into play.
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Even day traders need to be aware of where things stand for the long term.
While expectations are high that the Fed will keep raising rates, there are plenty of reasons why it doesn't have to.