The Bond Market is a very misunderstood place. Usually all we hear are complaints. Fed this, Yellen that, something about her books being beige. I don’t know. I can’t keep up anymore. To me the Bond Market is place to find information that we can’t get anywhere else. Even if you don’t trade bonds, you must care about the direction of interest rates. But more importantly it’s the intermarket implications of movements in rates that we’re most concerned about. How is the next 3-6 month direction of interest rates and credit spreads going to affect stocks and commodities? WAs investors we’re obviously interested in all of these things.
Let’s get right into it: