Tag Archive for Bank Purchases

Foreign Share of Treasury Auction Takedowns Back Near Low of 3 Year Downtrend

This is an update of the new permanent page on Treasury Auction Investor Class Allotments. That page will be updated regularly. Bookmark it for future reference. Treasury Auction Investor Class Allotments Dealers take the lion’s share of the Treasury auctions followed by foreign buyers, mostly central banks. Over the past year investment funds have caught up…

Conditions As Good As They Get, What Comes After for Treasuries and Stocks?

The following is the executive summary of the Wall Street Examiner Professional Edition Housing Update. The complete report with illustrative charts and analysis is available to subscribers here. The report is also available via 30 day risk free trial. Click here for information. This is as good as it gets for the Treasury market. Primary…

Fed Transparent Only If The “Facts” Are Bullish

Liquidity indications have remained neutral over the two weeks since I last updated this report. Panic outflows from Europe boosting theUSsystem seem to have taken a breather, or been covered up, in the wake of the massive ECB liquidity operation just before Christmas. However, other indicators which had been bearish such as bank purchases of…

The Next Day Of Infamy

The key liquidity indicators outside of the Fed itself, including commercial bank and foreign central bank purchases of Treasuries and Agencies, large domestic bank trading accounts of non fixed income assets, and equity mutual fund flows all remain weak. Only net cash flowing from money funds into the banking system is still in a bullish…