Over the last few years, all we’ve heard from the financial media and economists are how we’re in a “rising rate environment” and interest rates are going up. They keep averaging down on their irresponsible calls because they can. They have no skin in the game. They don’t care about making money in the market. The media wants to sell ads and who knows what economists are thinking. As the great Warren Buffett said last year, “Any company who has an economist has one employee too many”.
Meanwhile U.S. 30-year yields hit new lows in July proving all of their forecasts to be incorrect (shocking I know). And there is probably a good reason for that. They obsess over what the federal reserve people are saying, and blatantly ignore price action. Rather than focusing on what pays, they instead choose to focus on gossip from a group of people who never stop talking, literally.
U.S. Treasury Bonds have been a short for months (see here), but do we press these shorts or take profits? Today we’re looking at what I think is an extremely powerful development over the past week:
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