‘Govt. bonds’ Archive

Government bonds (TLT) breaking steep rising support channel

CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE TLT had a great 2014 and early part of 2015. TLT hit the top of this steep rising channel a few months ago and stopped on a dime. Now TLT is attempting a breakdown of this channel, where it rallied over 35% in a little over a year. Could a […]

Interest rates up 28% in 10 days, 2nd largest increase in 45 years!

CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE Interest rates have moved up a good deal of late, as the yield on the 10-year note is up 28% in the past 10-days. During this time frame TLT has been hit hard! This sharp rally took place after (TNX) hit triple support in the chart above.¬†With the long-term trend […]

Rate “Sensitive” assets have rough week, these break support

  CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE Interest rate sensitive assets like Government bonds (TLT), Real Estate (IYR) and Utilities (XLU) have benefit greatly from falling rates and the macro theme of deflation, pushing all of them much higher over the past year(s). Over the past year, each of these has gained 25% to 50% more […]