Yields

Yields

  • Stock Market

    Millions Of Citizens Become “One-Percenters…”

    February 06, 2015 BY Doug Ramsey

    While the collapse of Swiss government bond yields into negative territory was January’s bond market stunner, our “G7” composite 10-year government bond yield reached its own milestone when it closed the month below 1.0% for the first time in post-WWII history.

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  • Bonds

    Current State Of Stock-Bond Relationship = “Easing”

    September 08, 2014 BY Chun Wang

    We define four states of the stock-bond relationship based on the directions of stock price and bond yield movements; stocks fear tightening more than true risks, while bonds are more responsive to Risk-On and Risk-Off.

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  • Bonds

    Economic Outlook

    October 05, 2004 BY Jim Floyd and Steve Leuthold

    Bond yields have declined 40-55 basis points in the past three months.

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  • Bonds

    Economic Outlook

    August 04, 2004 BY Jim Floyd and Steve Leuthold

    GDP growth of 4.0% projected for 2004. Improved 2004 budget deficit projections a short term positive for bonds but eventually could be a negative.

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  • Bonds

    Bond Market Summary

    November 04, 1999 BY Jim Floyd and Steve Leuthold

    Rising stocks and still good economic news make third Fed boost likely.

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  • Bonds

    Bond Market Summary

    April 04, 1999 BY Jim Floyd and Steve Leuthold

    New inflation fears and strong economy contributing to higher yields. Fed may tighten in coming months to slow down this high powered economy.

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  • Bonds

    Inflation Update

    January 07, 1998 BY The Leuthold Research Team

    Wage inflation looked like it was finally taking off in October, but November's data showed a different picture, as four of the nine subsets (including Total Wage inflation) moved lower.

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  • Of Special Interest

    Interest Rates: Historical Perspective

    August 05, 1992 BY Steve Leuthold

    Today, T-bills are yielding 3.20% and high quality commercial paper is yielding 3.40%. It may be useful to examine these rates in a historical perspective. Some may think these are just about the lowest short term rates in U.S. history. Well, not quite.

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  • Stock Market

    Comparing Common Stock Cash Flow Yields to Bond Yields

    October 01, 1988 BY Steve Leuthold

    We thought last month might be the end of this bond/stock comparative series. However, a recent note from a client has prompted us to undertake an additional study comparing common stock cash flow yields with bond yields.

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  • Stock Market

    Common Stock Dividend Yields and DJIA 3000

    July 07, 1983 BY Steve Leuthold

    In this “In Focus” feature, 103 years of common stock dividend yields are compared. Today’s prevailing yields are put in historic perspective. Then various future stock market models are constructed, employing a variety of future earnings and dividend growth rates. Considering dividend yield history, the “super bulls” target of DJIA 3000 before the end of the decade seems close to impossible.

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