Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 10 lower at 153’24, 10 Yr. Notes 5 lower at 124’14 and 5 Yr. Notes 3 lower at 116’11. During the last week the yield curve between the 10 Yr. and 30 Yr. has narrowed to 38 basis points which has been reflected in the futures as the Bonds gained […]Continue Reading →
Special Report: Bitcoin Futures The purpose of this report is to explain the new Bitcoin futures contracts about to be listed at the CME and CBOE and to give a brief history of this relatively new trading vehicle. This concept was said to be originally invented by Satoshi Nakatomo in early 2009 coming on the […]Continue Reading →
Financials: March Bonds are currently 7 lower at 151’31, 10 Yr. Notes 3.5 lower at 124’11.5 and 5 Yr. Notes 2.5 lower at 116’17.5. These markets have dropped a bit in the last few sessions as the vote on impending tax reform comes due. Comments from the Fed also have weighed on treasuries as interpretation […]Continue Reading →
Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 15 lower at 153’17, 10 Yr. Notes 8 lower at 124’25.5 and 5 Yr. Notes 5 lower at 116’28.5. During the last week the Bonds traded as low as 152’06. If you remain short either take profits or use a protective buy stop at 153’25. The yield curve continues to […]Continue Reading →
Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 15 lower at 153’28, 10 Yr. Notes 3 lower at 125’05.0 and 5 Yr. Notes 2 lower at 117’04.2. During the last week we were able to sell the Dec. Bonds above the 154’00 level as the market traded as high as 154’26. If you took advantage of the rally […]Continue Reading →
As we approach the end of 2017 I was thinking of my resolutions for the year. My first and biggest one was to lose 15 pounds. Only 25 more to go.
Metals: Gold and silver finally held near expected technical lows. Copper looks set to rise after correction and platinum will go the way […]
Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 3 higher at 152’27, 10 Yr. Notes 0’01.5 higher at 124’30.5 and 5 Yr. Notes 0’01.2 higher at 117’05.2. It now appears that J. Powell will be chosen as next Fed. Chair. He is expected to follow the current Fed path of cautious tightening. Yesterday the FOMC kept rates unchanged […]Continue Reading →
Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 0’17 higher at 151’14, 10 Yr. Notes 0’05.5 higher at 124’20.0 and 5 Yr. Notes 0’02.5 higher at 117’01.2. The markets await decision on choice for Fed Chairmanship with the betting favorite now being John Taylor who appears to be more hawkish on rates than 2nd favorite current Fed Chair […]Continue Reading →
Just for fun….. I talked to a homeless man this morning and asked him how he ended up this way He said, “Up until last week, I still had it all. I had plenty to eat, my clothes were washed and pressed. I had a roof over my head, I had TV and Internet, and […]Continue Reading →
Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 15 higher at 153’16, 10 Yr. Notes 7 higher at 125’11.5 and 5 Yr. Notes 4.7 higher at 117’11.5. Turmoil in Spain over the question of Catalonian independence has traders seeking a safe haven in Treasuries this morning. In other news since last week, Pres. Trumps short list for Fed. […]Continue Reading →
I know I am getting up there a bit age wise but I am remembering a time back when sports used to be a nice way to get away from our everyday strife and problems. It sure would be nice to be able to watch just for the beauty of competition and sport and we […]Continue Reading →
Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 6 higher at 152’24, 10 Yr. Notes 4 higher at 125’11.5 and 5 Yr. Notes 2.2 higher at 117’13.5. Yesterday’s release of the FOMC minutes told us nothing new and continues the passive/aggressive stance of the possibility of a rate hike before year’s end. If you went long on last […]Continue Reading →
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