Corporate Bond Yields And OASs

I often write about interest rates and related topics as my analyses indicates that the overall bond market is an exceedingly large asset bubble. The characteristics and price levels of corporate bonds is highly noteworthy. For reference purposes, here are three bond indices and their FRED charts, as well as depictions of their spreads (as seen … Read more Corporate Bond Yields And OASs

The Perils Of Asset Bubbles

I have written many posts concerning asset bubbles as my analyses indicate that: many immensely large asset bubbles currently exist today’s asset bubbles are exceedingly complex in nature asset bubbles are largely misunderstood asset bubbles pose an immense threat to the financial system their future resolution is profoundly problematical Of course, asset bubbles are often … Read more The Perils Of Asset Bubbles

Corporate Bond Yields And OASs

I often write about interest rates and related topics as my analyses indicates that the overall bond market is an exceedingly large asset bubble. The characteristics and price levels of corporate bonds is highly noteworthy. For reference purposes, here are three bond indices and their FRED charts, as well as depictions of their spreads (as seen … Read more Corporate Bond Yields And OASs

Additional Thoughts Concerning Rising Interest Rates

On August 22, 2013 I wrote a post titled “The Impact Of Rising Interest Rates,” in which I discussed various wide-ranging impacts of the rising interest rate environment that I believe lack recognition.  In this post, I would like to make additional comments regarding the future level of interest rates, and specifically the 10-Year Treasury … Read more Additional Thoughts Concerning Rising Interest Rates

Is The Stock Market Experiencing A Bubble?

Recently there have been a variety of discussions as to whether the stock market is experiencing a bubble.  Among the main drivers of such discussion is the stock market’s seemingly near-constant price advancements, frequent record-high closes, and the duration of the advance, all of which are against the backdrop of the (at best) slow-growth economy. … Read more Is The Stock Market Experiencing A Bubble?

Is The Collector Car Market Experiencing A Bubble?

The collector car market is one that I have followed on a casual basis over the years. I find that it is an interesting market in many respects.  One of the more notable characteristics is its volatility. Recently, there have been a variety of auction reports that I find very notable. Specifically, here are some … Read more Is The Collector Car Market Experiencing A Bubble?

Corporate Bond Yields And OASs

I often write about interest rates and related topics as my analyses indicates that the overall bond market is an exceedingly large asset bubble. The characteristics and price levels of corporate bonds is highly noteworthy. For reference purposes, here are three bond indices and their FRED charts, as well as depictions of their spreads (as seen … Read more Corporate Bond Yields And OASs

The Impact Of Rising Interest Rates

With the recent increase in interest rates, perhaps the paramount question is what impact a rising interest rate environment will have on the economy. First, for reference, here is a long-term chart of interest rates from 1962, as seen in Doug Short’s post of August 17 titled “Treasury Yields In Perspective” : (click on chart … Read more The Impact Of Rising Interest Rates

Corporate Bond Yields And OASs

I often write about interest rates and related topics as my analyses indicates that the overall bond market is an exceedingly large asset bubble. The characteristics and price levels of corporate bonds is highly noteworthy. For reference purposes, here are three bond indices and their FRED charts, as well as depictions of their spreads (as seen … Read more Corporate Bond Yields And OASs

Postcard From The Stock Market Bubble

This post is the latest I have written concerning the stock market. For reference, below is a one-year daily chart of the S&P500 through May 15 (with a closing price of 1658.78), indicating both the 50dma and 200dma: (click on chart to enlarge image)(chart courtesy of StockCharts.com; chart creation and annotation by the author) There … Read more Postcard From The Stock Market Bubble