- Posted by TheArmoTrader
- on March 19th, 2012
There has been a lot of talk about the “spike” in bond yields over the past week. Some are declaring the end of the bull run in bonds and some are even calling for a complete spike in yields. Everyone is so sure that bond yields are now headed higher since “risk-on” is back as the Stock Market hits 3.5 year highs.
But we all need some perspective. The “spike” that we saw last week was not inordinary. What was abnormal was the very condensed volatility we saw in bonds over the past few months as stocks rallied. Now we are finally just reverting to the mean.
$TNX – 10-year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate
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Jerry Khachoyan is currently an undergraduate student at UCLA pursuing a degree in Political Science. He started trading in September of 2008. He concentrates on using technical analysis and reading the tape to enter the best risk/reward trades. The stock market to him is one of the greatest inventions by man.
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