Tom Graff

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3 Ways to Navigate Bond Market Negativity

3 Ways to Navigate Bond Market Negativity

This sentiment is not going to change in the short term, so here is how to play it.

Bond Markets Are in for a Wild Ride

Bond Markets Are in for a Wild Ride

Bonds are a bargain right now, but be prepared to hang in through the volatile times ahead.

Credit Is Thrown Back to 2005

Credit Is Thrown Back to 2005

The 2005-2006 period may be instructive for what 2017 may bring.

Are Bonds Cheap Yet?

Are Bonds Cheap Yet?

At some point all potential monetary tightening is priced in.

Fed Clamps Down on Inflation

Fed Clamps Down on Inflation

This is important in formulating bond trades.

Hey, What Happened With the Fed's Dots?

Hey, What Happened With the Fed's Dots?

Not much change in economic forecasts of FOMC members.

ECB's QE Is Impractical, Ineffective

ECB's QE Is Impractical, Ineffective

European inflation has remained around 1% before and during quantitative easing.

ECB's QE Is Impractical, Ineffective

ECB's QE Is Impractical, Ineffective

European inflation has remained around 1% before and during quantitative easing.

Playing Muni Market Madness

Playing Muni Market Madness

For longer-term holders, this muni bond selloff could mean some big yields ahead.

Troubling Details Lie Beneath a Decent Jobs Number

Troubling Details Lie Beneath a Decent Jobs Number

It isn't great that average hourly earnings declined in November, nor is a drop in the labor force a healthy sign.