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TLT: Upside Potential Limited by Strong Resistance

Bonds prices attempted yesterday to recapture early February highs and move towards their March highs but met strong resistance and paused. The YTD performance of TLT is a respectable +7.7%.  Charts raise a few doubts as to whether this up move is … Continue reading

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Bond Prices Attempting Another Rally

Bonds prices have moved inside a horizontal channel since the start of last month but now there is an attempt of a breakout to the upside. The 10-Year Note tracking ETF, TLT, will probably attempt a closure of a gap left open … Continue reading

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Bond Charts Have Become the Junkyard of Chart Patterns

Bonds, and especially TLT, the popular ETF, have become a junkyard of classical chart patterns, a place where wrecking of such dubious formations is frequent and unforgiving. Share

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Bond Yields Fall Because of…QE Tapering

This is how it goes, folks. When the majority expects bond prices to fall because of the FED reducing bond buying, bond prices rise because of the FED reducing bond buying! Is it because of the QE tapering itself or because the QE tapering was not … Continue reading

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Naïve Technical Traders Receive a Double Blow in Bonds

Two back-to-back flagship patterns of chart analysis that failed in TLT should be enough to convince even hardcore supporters of outdated trading methods that were developed in the mid-20th century that decisions based on random formations are doomed.   Share

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One More Test of Support For This Bond ETF

The Barclays U.S. 20+ Year Treasury Bond Index tracking ETF (TLT) is about to test crucial support near $102.16 for the fifth time since August. Usually, when a support level is tested several times it is finally broken but a surprise should … Continue reading

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Bond Market Recovery

The 10-Year Note yield reached a high of 2.98% in the beginning of last month but as of the close of last week it has recovered 30 basis points to close at 2.68%. Technically TLT shows a tendency to rally … Continue reading

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Stock Market is Rallying But Yields Remain Low

Anyone who was expecting bond yields to rise while stocks are moving up is now surprised. Stocks are rallying but bond yields have remained stable at low levels. On top of this, the correlation between stocks and bonds has been … Continue reading

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