“The whole concept of negative yields, of people paying for the privilege of lending money, is insane behavior to me. That’s not fixed-income investing, that’s fixed-loss investing.” — William Eigen, @JPMorgan

“The whole concept of negative yields, of people paying for the privilege of lending money, is insane behavior to me. That’s not fixed-income investing, that’s fixed-loss investing.''— William Eigen, @JPMorganAM … Read more

10 year bond yields from around the world

by NineteenEighty9 10-Year Government Bond Yields…Switzerland: -0.99%Germany: -0.70%Denmark: -0.66%Netherlands: -0.56%Austria: -0.44%Finland: -0.43%France: -0.41%Slovakia: -0.38%Belgium: -0.36%Sweden: -0.33%Japan: -0.27%Slovenia: -0.22%Ireland: -0.07%USA: 1.49% — The Market Ear (@themarketear) August 28, 2019    

9 major economies are in recession or on the verge of it; 18 economies now have 30-year yields inverted vs. the Fed Funds rate.

via Heather Long Can the US stay solid with so much trouble around the globe? It’s a key q… Germany UK Italy Mexico Brazil Argentina Singapore South Korea Russia washingtonpost.com/business/2019/08/15/key-countries-are-verge-recession-driving-fears-us-could-follow/ … Read more