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Financials: Sept. Bonds are currently 21 lower at 150’09, 10 Yr. Notes 10 lower at 125’28.5 and 5 Yr. Notes 6 lower at 119’03. The German 10 Yr. Bund is 10 higher at 151.88. These markets all traded higher to sharply higher yesterday in response to Greece’s decision to put austerity measures and ECB proposals [...]

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Financials: Sept. Bonds are currently 18 lower at 149’00, 10 Yr. Notes 5.5 lower at 125’15 and 5 Yr. Notes 3 lower at 118’26. German 10 Yr. Bunds are 13 lower at 150.73. If you remain short either the 5 or 10 Yr. Notes I suggest taking action by doing 1 of the following before [...]

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Financials: Sept. Bonds are currently 18 lower at 149’05, 10 Yer. Notes 9 lower at 125’17.5 and 5 Yr. Notes 6 lower at 118’26. The German Bund is 29 higher at 150.65 after falling sharply yesterday. Ideas of a solution for Greek debt has removed some of the “safety premium” for treasuries. If you went [...]

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The Windy City Trader 6/22/15

On June 22, 2015 - 4:37 PM By

Congrats to the not so new (although he is only 21) golf phenom Jordan Spieth after winning the second major golf tourney, the US Open yesterday following his Masters win in April. The changing of the guard is interesting to watch. While Jordan is establishing himself a former star Eldrick Woods (you may know him [...]

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Financials: Sept. Bonds are currently 1 higher at 151’04, 10 Yr. Notes 5 higher at 126’10.5 and 5 Yr. Notes 4.2 higher at 119’07.7. German 10 Yr. Bunds are 58 higher at 152.01. The Fed has left both rates and guidance unchanged. The FOMC minutes indicated that the economy is in on track and that [...]

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Financials: Sept. Bonds are currently 18 higher at 151’07, 10 Yr. Notes 8 higher at 125’27 and 5 Yr. Notes 4.5 higher at 118’26.5. German Sept. 10 Yr. Bunds are 48 higher at 151.75. These markets have been trending higher over the last few sessions as Greece has been unable and apparently unwilling to resolve [...]

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The Windy City Trader 6/8/15

On June 8, 2015 - 2:43 PM By

Congratulations to American Pharoah, the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. What a life he has now made for his owners and himself. They look to pocket between 40 and 50 million dollars for his breeding rights and he gets to spend the rest of his natural born days romancing the mares. This [...]

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Financials: Sept. Bonds are currently 2 higher at 149’25, 10 Yr. Notes 2.5 higher at 125’06 and 5 Yr. Notes 2 higher at 118’15. Sept. German Bunds are 42 lower at 150.66 after making a low last week (Thursday)of just below 149.00. Since we began following and trading the Bund we have seen the yield [...]

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Financials: Sept. Bonds are 10 lower at 151’15, 10 Yr. Notes 3.5 lower at 126’06.5 and 5 Yr. Notes 2 lower at 118’30.7. Sept. German Bunds are 45 lower at 152.20. Eurozone unemployment at 3 year low. ECB leaves rates unchanged. Monthly U.S. unemployment report this Friday. If you went short the Bund above 154.80, [...]

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The Windy City Trader 6/1/15

On June 1, 2015 - 1:50 PM By

Hillary Clinton is once again making a pitch for equal pay for women. She may have a point. Hubby Bill now takes home $500,000 per speech while she has to struggle along with only $300,000 per speech. And to think these poor souls were broke when they left the White House. This Week’s Commentary Metals: [...]

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Financials: June Bonds are currently 27 higher at 154’20, 10 Yr. Notes 9.5 higher at 127’18.5 and 5 Yr. Notes 3.5 higher at 119’24.5. Sept. Bunds are 65 higher at 154.18. Janet Yellens talk last Friday can be interpreted as saying the Fed will not raise rates in June but the possibility exists that rates [...]

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Financials: June Bonds are currently 18 higher at 154’01, 10 Yr. Notes 7 higher at 127’19 and 5 Yr. Notes 3 higher at 119’30.5. The June 10 Yr. German Bund is 83 higher 154.34. Comments by the ECU suggest that during the next couple of months they will be front loading their quantitative easing in [...]

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