The Great Bond Bear Steepening | Alfonso Peccatiello

On todays episode of Forward Guidance, Alfonso Peccatiello Founder & CEO of The Macro Compass joins the show for a discussion on the U.S bond market sell-off and it implications for broader markets, both domestically & internationally.

Weighing sentiment, risk/reward & economic signals, Alfonso assesses if the current sell-off is justified, or is the trend about to reverse and provide an attractive opportunity to go long bonds? To hear all this & much much more, you'll have to tune in!


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(00:00) Introduction

(00:32) The Bond Market Sell-Off

(11:38) Testing Bond Market Sentiment

(21:16) What Could Go Wrong Being Long Bonds?

(27:37) Bond Market Term Premium

(35:05) The Best Risk/Reward Is Short Equities

(38:36) The Real Weakness Is In Europe

(46:28) The Dollar Wrecking Ball

(51:00) Understanding The Yield Curve: Bear Steepening

(54:58) Supply & Demand In The U.S Bond Market

(58:46) Bank Bond Buying & Interest Rate Hedging

(01:17:40) Bear Steepening During An Inverted Yield Curve

(01:23:16) Will Bonds Continue Selling Off Until Something Breaks?

(01:28:47) Are European Banks More Resilient Than U.S Banks, Or Not?

(01:35:00) The Macro Compass Bond Market Class & 20% Discount


Disclaimer: Nothing discussed on Forward Guidance should be considered as investment advice. Please always do your own research & speak to a financial advisor before thinking about, thinking about putting your money into these crazy markets

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