Tag Archive for Bond Market

Muni Bonds: Beware This Major Flaw in Moody’s Rating System – Money Morning

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Money Morning. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. The fallout from Detroit’s bankruptcy filing has investors – and even ratings agencies – questioning the validity of the bond rating system. Now investors need to know if it can be fixed in a way that actually helps…

Wading Through the Bond Market Bloodbath – Money Morning

If you’re an investor who has been following a traditional income-style portfolio allocation that includes a lot of U.S. Treasury bonds, then you are likely having a very uncomfortable summer.

Indeed, since the Federal Reserve’s “taper” narrative was first introduced to Wall Street by Chairman Ben Bernanke on May 22, there’s been a virtual bloodbath in the bond market.

Liquidity Tide Continues To Rise As Fed Falls Behind The Inflation Curve

This is an extended free excerpt from the Professional Edition Fed Report. The composite liquidity indicator rose slightly last week, on a mixed performance of its components. The uptrend in the indicator has continued at a steady pace since it broke out in March. Over the course of this latest surge, most of the cash…