MBS Week Ahead: Drama’s Diminishing Returns

Posted To: MBS CommentaryDid anyone else have to sit through the drug addiction video (or was it a book?) in grade school (or was it middle school?) where the main character kept returning to this amazing fantasy of driving an exotic sports car. Each time, he had to drive farther and faster to get the same enjoyment. You get the idea. Same story for bond markets when it comes to overseas economic/political/debt drama. We need more and more in order to fuel an ongoing rally. As of this morning, we just took a hit of the same drug that made us high on Friday, and… …nothing happened. Perhaps, if the Turkish drama spirals out of control in a bigger way, bonds will be more willing to entertain a break below that white dotted line. Until then, we’re left to wonder if this little diversion has run its course. There…(read more)Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it.

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