Tag Archives: Interest rate spike

10-year Spike: 70 Bps, 14 days

The rapidity of the spike in long-term Treasury rates¬† is starting to raise some eyebrows. The yield on the 10-year bond has increased 70 bps in just 14 days. We have identified thirteen similar moves, where rates initially spiked 70 … Continue reading

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Global Interest Rate Spike: Young Lady or Old Hag?

The epic interest rate spike and U.S. bond sell-off during the past few trading days is generating a fierce market debate.¬† The bears see it as the beginning of a new phase of the crisis, where sovereign debt woes spread … Continue reading

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