Go here and read the Zero Hedge piece Chinese Treasury Dump Brings Holdings to 1 Year Low if you have not already seen it: http://www.biiwii.com/analysis If England is allowing us to monetize our debt under some kind of covert agreement, it is probably not much different than the tools that the US would use to … Continue reading “Chinese Treasury Dump Brings Holdings to 1 Year Low”
In the wake of continuing global financial turmoil, we hear quite a bit about “safe havens.” Ask someone today and they’d tell you that the US Treasuries are a safe haven and probably Gold also. On a day-to-day basis, certainly the US Dollar and US Treasuries are safe havens. The financial media loves to point … Continue reading “Gold Will Emerge as the Only Safe Haven”
From my blog at http://biiwii.blogspot.com……
Fred Hickey of the High Tech Strategist newsletter fame gave a brutally honest interview with The Wall Street Cheat Sheet about the financial/economic condition of the United States and how China and Russia, two of the largest financiers of our Government, are protecting themselves from the reckless policies of Obama and Bernanke. Here’s is a … Continue reading “Russia and China Are Selling Treasuries and Buying Gold…”
Don’t look now but Treasury bonds still have life in them, which means the inflation commanders have not yet won the battle. I think they’ll win the war, but if these bonds continue to get the bid, there will be pain in the interim. Here’s the chart once again from the updating chart list. [ad#TDG … Continue reading “US Treasuries not buying the bull”
Here’s an interesting one from a while back….
Isn’t the world an interesting place at present! When the historians look back and decide what to write on the history for this time period they might as well use the heading “it seemed like a good idea at the time”.
The odds are good that China won’t dump its holdings of U.S. Treasuries anytime soon. But by substantially reducing its purchases of U.S. debt – or halting them completely in the form of a buyers’ strike – the Red Dragon could absolutely shatter the myth that it is the U.S. Federal Reserve that controls U.S. interest rates….
In March, the US government issued a massive amount of debt: $332.8 billion – the biggest amount ever since the all time record of $545 billion raised (most of it purchased by the Fed) during the apex of the financial crisis in October 2008. The US Treasury had $12.717 trillion in debt subject to limit … Continue reading “US Government Issues $333 Billion Net In Marketable Debt In March, Second Biggest Ever”
by Mike Larson 03-26-10 I have a lot of respect for Warren Buffett. As Nilus has noted before, he’s one of the world’s best long-term investors. He has a knack for buying low and selling high. And his Berkshire Hathaway holding company has been a great multi-year performer for investors. It has amassed stakes in … Continue reading “Bond Market Verdict: Treasuries Riskier Than Toilet Paper!”