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Description:  Treasuries climbed in May, lowering 10-year yields the most since the Federal Reserve dropped interest rates to a record low in December 2008 to spur the economy, on speculation efforts to contain Europe’s debt crisis will slow the global economic recovery.

Source: Bloomberg.com
 
Date: 05/29/2010

Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=aXJVN2j1ufUM

Questions for discussion: 

  • Explain the reasons for the fall in 10-year treasuries.
  • What does this fall suggest about current and future economic conditions?
  • What advice would you present to investors in this environment?
  • What advice would you present to corporate financial planners?

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