Over The Line! Who Will ‘Tolerate’ Higher Long-End Yields?

Over the weekend, in "SpongeBob SquareBanks", I talked at some length about duration absorption by central banks in the back half of the year. I realize that's something of a dry subject (and there's a sponge joke in there somewhere), but it's crucial. Governments' borrowing needs are rising in light of stimulus and other virus relief measures, and to the extent that's funded at the long-end, it ostensibly has the potential to push up yields and steepen the curve. There are estimates for the m

Get the best daily market and macroeconomic commentary anywhere for less than $7 per month.

Subscribe today

Already have an account? log in

Speak your mind

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

3 thoughts on “Over The Line! Who Will ‘Tolerate’ Higher Long-End Yields?

  1. Such a strange, twisted and wonderful world Central Banks have gifted us. Everything expands towards infinity, the Fed’s balance sheet, the number of Covid cases in the US, the market multiples. Has Dickens ever been more apropo? “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…”

NEWSROOM crewneck & prints