WisdomTree Insights

One of the more noteworthy developments in the financial markets of late has been the plunge in U.S. Treasury (UST) yields. Kevin Flanagan reviews the implications and provides some monetary policy outlook for 2024.  
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At WisdomTree, we believe investors are being faced with a new rate regime as we get ready to enter 2024. Against this backdrop, Kevin Flanagan surveys the state of the U.S. Treasury (UST) market and outlines how investors can prepare.
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Halloween season is now upon us and if you look at recent price action within the U.S. Treasury market, it looks as if the spooks have started already. As the U.S. Treasury market 10-Year yield hits a 16-year high, Kevin Flanagan discusses why this is happening and how investors can protect their bond portfolios.
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While Powell didn’t offer up any groundbreaking headlines in his Jackson Hole speech last week, the overarching message from the chair still resounds loud and clear: rates will be “higher for longer.” Kevin Flanagan aims to answer the question, how high and how long?
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For those looking for a summer respite for the bond market in August…think again. Kevin Flanagan gets into the root causes of the recent increase in the 10-Year yield and whether it is reasonable to expect a reversal any time soon.
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How does the U.S. budget deficit affect the Treasury market and the economy? To answer this question, Kevin Flanagan covers the recent developments on the deficit, the U.S. government’s long-term rating downgrade and funding challenges.
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