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Bond Market Slams on the Brakes
Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 4, 2003 @ 2:43 pm In Finance | Comments Disabled
Its titled “Bond Market Slams on the Brakes , (A Run Spanning Two Decades Reverses Direction, and Losses Could Be Painful).”
Note on this pop-up graphic how the yield of the 10 year note  has fluctuated over the past six years (who says bond holders sleep better?).
Also, if you review these graphs below on Corporate bonds (investment grade and junk), Housing Market and Agency, and Consumer Mortgage and Credit Card rates, you will have a better idea of the sort of threat a too sudden rise in Bonds represents to the economy:
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URLs in this post:
 WSJ.com: http://online.wsj.com/article_print/0,,SB10599561264682800,00.html
 here: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2003/07/revenge_of_the_.html
 yield of the 10 year note: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/partys over.html
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