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Description:  Treasury 10-year notes and 30-year bonds dropped for a second week for the first time since April as a bigger-than-forecast gain in company payrolls eased concern the U.S. economy was falling into another recession.

Source: Bloomberg.com
 
Date: 09/04/2010

Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-04/treasury-10-year-notes-decline-yield-curve-steepens-on-increase-in-jobs.html

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the arguments that attempt to explain the meaning of the gap.
  • What is your opinion about the current situation?
  • What would your strategic thinking be towards investing in corporate bonds and treasuries?

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