Bond yields continue to reflect a risk-off environment. It has been that way for a long time but when that docile dynamic starts to reverse, it could accelerate quickly. Traders should be prepared to profit from the machinations of the “bond vigilantes,” and higher yields. Jeffrey Gundlach, of DoubleLine Capital has been warning about corporate… Read More »
Total corporate debt is estimated to be around nine trillion dollars. There is increasing concern over how companies will manage this load as credit spreads widen. At some point in time, rising interest rates will slow economic activity and the credit cycle will turn. Corporate profits will decline and some companies will see their investment… Read More »
From CNBC this morning: Jim Grant, editor and founder of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, discusses whether the Fed might slow its pace of interest rate hikes as market volatility continues to hit U.S. stocks.
RightView Trading was featured on the “Off the Charts” segment of last night’s Mad Money show with Jim Cramer. The piece looks at stocks that could profit in three possible future interest rate environments. Thanks, once again, to Jim and his fantastic team for the opportunity. Click this link to see a synopsis of the… Read More »
The sell-off today saw the S&P 500 test the support zone in the 2130 to 2015 range on the daily chart. It was able to manage a small recovery in the final 90 minutes of trading, but it was minimal relative to its overall range. The Russell 2000 took out its 50 day moving average,… Read More »
It looks like an inverse head and shoulders pattern formed on the 10 Year Treasury Note Yield weekly chart. This is a fairly reliable bottoming formation. If nothing else, the second in a series of higher lows was made this week and the long term downtrend line drawn off the 2014 highs was broken. Bonds… Read More »