Saturday, July 19, 2014

US Treasury Admits Collateral Problem In Bond Market; Considers Issuing Ultra Long-Dated Bonds market investors are shunning long-dated US Treasury bonds due to obvious risks (currency, inflation, credit/downgrade, interest rate, reinvestment), so the Treasury in its wisdom (and desperation) are thinking about issuing 100-year bonds, God forbid.  In fact, among all the bond risks, liquidity is probably the only one where there is no risk.  Although, with hyperinflation, TOO MUCH liquidity would turn into the biggest problem of them all.

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