There are bearish and bullish technical signals from the shares of the fixed-income trading platform.
Let's look at the bull case for fixed income -- and why I'm still betting that rates keep rising.
Tip No. 1: Beware of Treasury inflation-protected securities. Let me explain.
The market is dealing with a difficult transition as the economy struggles to return to 'normal.'
Believe me, I'm trying, but I just can't get there yet.
The first reason? We're overbought. Let's dig into what that means.
The market is trying to price in the great likelihood that we will be in a rising interest rate environment regardless of what the Fed may do and say.
The Fed is stuck between a rock and a hard place, and at some point this liquidity train will have to stop.
Focus on the trends in the bond market, and realize that, in the short term anyway, prices are much more important than yields.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell struck a dovish note on Wednesday, but skepticism is running high.