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financial repression

Currency Revulsion

All US government obligations are substantially identical promises to repay a specific amount of the currency unit of account backed by nothing but taxing authority. So, Treasury bonds don’t ‘fund’ anything. If the Treasury were allowed to…

Connect the Carry Trades

So, our friends, a few questions. Which rates are the result of financial repression, capital flows, and/or stellar credit risk? And what is the best carry trade, assuming you can borrow close to the sovereign?

For whatever reason

Investors shunning US debt ‘for whatever reason’ presupposes the outcome. I need to see the steps that get us from 2.25% 10-year rates to 4 or 5% without the Fed actively raising rates because the only way rates are going higher is because…

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