The Trade Spotlight advisory service applies the GBE trading methodology (buying or selling commodity contracts based on breakouts of chart formations and technical indicators) to identify one to two trade setups per week.
30 Year Treasury Bond
The story that dominates the headlines these days is the debt ceiling. As negotiations in Congress go on, fear that a compromise may not be reached grows, despite the fact that most analysts are confident that an agreement will be reached by the August 2nd deadline. The common belief is that none of our politicians… Read more.
All eyes are on the debt market these days. Volatility in the debt market is forcing investors and traders to shift their assets as the global markets spin out of control. News of Greece defaulting on its bonds, the US raising its debt ceiling, and economic activity in the Far East have traders and investors… Read more.
Commodities futures traders and brokers managed to shrug off a less-than-stellar jobless claims report on Wednesday morning, and both stock index futures and precious metals futures were looking bubbly. For the week ending October 30, the advance seasonally adjusted unemployment claims figure rose 20,000 to 457,000, up from the previous week's revised figure of 437,000.… Read more.
There are shades of the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff in today's debate over the global "currency war," as Brazilian finance minister Guido Mantega referred to the current state of affairs. The tariff, a protectionist measure that levied taxes on foreign imports, is often credited with setting off a round of retaliatory measures and exacerbating the impact of… Read more.
Investors who are interested in 30-year Treasury bond futures can take heart from a recent report by Moody’s indicating that the U.S. is in little danger of losing its AAA credit rating in the short term. However, a Reuters report recently quoted the report as a rapidly rising ratio of debt to gross domestic product… Read more.
For decades, 30-year Treasury bond futures have been an attractive option to investors drawn by the creditworthiness and stability of the U.S. government. However, there is growing speculation among financial experts as to whether this will always be the case, especially now that free-spending European nations are starting to see their own longstanding debts come… Read more.