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Apr 07 2022

Yield SPEED?

  • Apr 7, 2022

Bond yields across the curve have been exceeding the speed limit lately, zooming toward an unknown higher equilibrium. Since year-end, the 10-year Treasury yield has climbed from 1.5% to 2.6%; it has surged from 1.75% just since the end of February! With the Federal Reserve now joining bond vigilantes with their own “pedal-to-the-metal” toward monetary tightening, who knows how “fast” yields might continue to advance? For investors, this begs the question, “Does SPEED Kill… Stocks?” Although yield levels are still fairly low, if they rise fast enough, can equities withstand such a monetary shock?


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James Paulsen / Chief Investment Strategist