Stocks Fall As TNX hits 5.00%, Big Oil Strikes Again

Treasury yields continue their ascent this morning. The US 10-year Treasury Note Yield has climbed up above 5.00% for the first time since 2007, while the German 30-year Bund is approaching 3.00% once again. With monetary headwinds still in place,

Rising Rates and Falling Profits Drag Stocks Downward

Monday’s small stock market gains quickly evaporated overnight. Signs that central banks remain under pressure to tighten faster and do more about inflation as the US 10-year treasury note yield climbed back up above 3.00% and the Reserve Bank of

Inflation, Interest Rates, Bank of Canada and Bitcoin In The Spotlight

It’s one of those days where there isn’t one big event but rather a series of smaller events are moving selected markets. US index futures are steady this morning ranging from flat Dow Futures to a gain of 0.3% for

Markets Retrench as Rates Rise and the US Dollar Strikes Back

The US 10-year treasury note yield has been creeping steadily upward for several months now, indicating increased confidence in the US economy and perhaps increasing inflation expectations from rising commodity prices. This steady recovery had been generally ignored by investors