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    Bond Market Summary

    November 01, 1988 BY Steve Leuthold

    Wall Street's financial mechanics created chaos in the high grade corporate bond market last month. With exceptions, the LBO frenzy has destroyed, at least for the time being, the usefulness of bond quality ratings. The damage done to many bond portfolios was massive.

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    Bond Market Summary

    October 01, 1988 BY Steve Leuthold

    The Gods of the bond market were kind in September, with the bond market performing exactly as we thought it would.

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    Bond Market Summary

    September 01, 1988 BY Steve Leuthold

    For the month, the net loss for long T-bonds amounted to a half a point or less. All things considered, I thought it was an impressive performance, even though it took place in the dog days of August.

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    Bond Market Summary

    August 01, 1988 BY Steve Leuthold

    T-bonds went into a seven trading day swoon in early July. Then for the rest of the month they backed and filled. Outside the Treasury market, damage was considerably less in July.

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    Today’s Inflation Fears: Full of Beans?

    July 01, 1988 BY Steve Leuthold

    Today, led by soybeans and other grains, the U.S. is getting a dose of Isolated Factor Inflation. The Fed can’t do anything to alleviate this, but Mother Nature can. Good hard rains in the farm belt could take the sizzle out of this brand of inflation.

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    Bond Market Summary

    July 01, 1988 BY Steve Leuthold

    A month ago, institutional bond buyers were skittish, nibbling a little, but mostly sitting on their hands waiting for lower prices. As it turned out, the bond market didn’t need rain, nor did it need easier money and lower short-term rates.

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    U.S. 10-Year: Not All In Sync

    June 05, 2015 BY Chun Wang

    · The higher-highs/higher-lows pattern since the 10-year yield trough in January is encouraging but the bigger test is the 225-230 area.

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