Interest Rates

Bonds are boring. They are the beige minivan of the investment world. Yet, bond yields (which move inversely to prices) are hugely important. They determine lots of things: from how much companies and governments pay to borrow money -- to the rate you get on your mortgage. To help you navigate the complex world of interest rates, here are some free resources.

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European Credit Spreads Are Sending a Troubling Signal

Widening yield spreads mean investors are growing fearful about the future. In Europe, we're seeing bond market behavior that resembles what occurred before the credit crises in 2008, 2010 and 2012. Take a look at these two charts.

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What to Expect for Interest Rates During Deflation

The best time to prepare for a major financial change is before it happens. With that in mind, Elliott Wave International has been preparing subscribers for what we see around the corner by reviewing what has happened in the past regarding interest rates.

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Bond Traders And Sentiment Reversal: Here's What It Looks Like

Two trader groups habitually on opposite sides of the market are at it again: See what past extremes say to the present trend.

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Do Interest Rates follow the Federal Reserve, Or, Do Interest Rates Lead & the Fed follows?

What comes first? See the evidence on these three charts for yourself in Episode 4 of the Elliott Wave Pillars Series.

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"Interest Rates Drive Stocks"? See 4 Charts That Tell You the Truth

On Sept. 16-17, the Federal Reserve meets to decide whether or not to raise interest rates. It's been described as "the most important Fed meeting of the decade" -- and a pivotal moment for stocks. Yet, these four charts show you why it may not be.

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