Category Archives: U.S. Indexes

Feb’s Massive MBS Stash

Fed holds $1.75 trillion of MBS from quantative-easing program

While the Fed also owns Treasuries as part of its $4.45 trillion of assets, its MBS holdings have long been a contentious issue, with some lawmakers criticizing the investments as beyond what’s needed to achieve the central bank’s mandate. Yet because the Fed is now the biggest source of demand for U.S. government-backed mortgage debt and owns a third of the market, any move is likely to boost costs for home buyers.

Getting out of the bond-buying business as the economy strengthens could help lift 30-year mortgage rates past 6 percent within three years, according to Moody’s Analytics Inc.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-06/the-mortgage-bond-whale-that-everyone-is-suddenly-worried-about

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Dow tops 20,000 for the first time

20,000 is the new support level for the Dow

Dow closes above 20,000

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VIX will not stay at this subdued level for 2017

VIX Weekly Chart

VIX Weekly Chart

http://www.investopedia.com/terms/v/vix.asp

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10-Year U.S. Treasury Yield resistance at 2.60%

The intermediate trend is up and near-term trend is down

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U.S. Dollar Index major support at 100

The major trend is up for the U.S. dollar

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U.S. and German 10-Year Treasury Yield

Divergence starting in 2013

US and German 10 year treasury yield showing the divergence

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S&P 500 up 9.54% in 2016

Energy sector up 28.03% in 2016
S&P 500 Sector Performance for 2016

S&P 500 Sector Performance for 2016

Reference the S&P 500 sector performance for 2015

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