When This Line Crosses 3%, Run for Cover and Get Short

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The geopolitical and market bogeymen of the moment – Kim Jong Un, Vladimir Putin, tariffs, cyber warfare – are riding tall in the saddle.

That’s sparked something of a “flight to safety,” which ignited a bit of an uptick in demand for Treasuries this month. But that wasn’t enough to send yields lower.

I’ll tell you why – it’s the same thing I told my Sure Money readers back on March 3, and nothing has really changed, at least, not for the better.

In fact, things have gotten somewhat worse.

That’s why I’m here to talk to you about it today…

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Lee Adler

I’ve been publishing The Wall Street Examiner and its predecessor since October 2000. I also provide analysis and charts for David Stockman's Contra Corner which I developed for Mr. Stockman. I’ve had a wide variety of finance related jobs in the past 44 years, including a stint on Wall Street in both analytical and sales capacities. Prior to starting the Wall Street Examiner I worked as a commercial real estate appraiser in Florida for 15 years. I also worked in the residential mortgage and real estate businesses in parts of the 1970s and 80s. I have been charting stocks and markets and doing analytical work since I was a teenager. My perspective is not of the Ivory Tower. It is from having my boots on the ground and in the trenches of the industries that I analyze and write about today. 

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