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WSJ on rising US yields, cite “potential Republican sweep in November”

US bonds with the sad performance:

Forexlive Americas FX news wrap 1 Jul; US yields continue to rise w/longer end up the most

The Wall Street Journal has a piece up on the higher bond yields. I’ll just add a trigger alert for the politically motivated. The piece needs careful reading. The Journal says yields rose:

with investors and analysts pinning the move largely on the fiscal implications of a potential Republican sweep in NovemberA basic rule of thumb for investors is that deficits are always likely to be larger if either Democrats or Republicans control both chambers of the Congress in addition to the White House

Bets have firmed on a Republican win since the debate last week.

OK, back to waving your little flag for your team.

This article was written by Eamonn Sheridan at www.forexlive.com.

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