Tag Archives: bonds
Offering the wrong investment advice to the public to invest their hard-earned money is much worse than providing random trading tips to market speculators. The impact of wrong decisions on the former group can be devastating especially near retirement age.
Technical analysis in bond and yield charts is a red flag since those markets are driven by fundamentals in the longer-term and not by technicals. Below is an example of a failure that caused substantial losses to chart traders but … Continue reading
The 10-Year Note Yield is again in the news due to expectation of higher rates. Here is an account of the four failures and their impact. Will yields rise?
Everyone in financial media is now talking about Vanguard and how it controls more than 80% of the money invested in index funds. Have investors forgotten the recent brutality of the stock market or are they just convinced that another … Continue reading
Since the inception of TLT, a little less than 50% of the buy and hold gains have occurred on Fridays and that increases to nearly 100% after 2011. This calendar effect is a significant anomaly and shows that markets are … Continue reading
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.