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Strategies & Market Trends
Treasury Bills, Notes & Bonds of all types
An SI Board Since October 2022
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Emcee:  T'Munney Type:  Moderated
I am fortunate enough to have had some cash earlier this year(2022) and rather than buy tech stocks as has been my preference for about 30 years, put that money into Treasuries. At this point(10/30/22 I have what is termed a short term ladder. All the Tbills in my account have yield to maturities of 90 days or less.

My strategy going forward is to lengthen the ladder as the rates climb. At this point it is a given that the Fed will raise .75 basis points in the upcoming meeting. My hope is that because of the new transparency wrt to Fed that I can time my ladder to catch something near the top which I am speculating Tbills to reach 6% +/-. Going forward from whatever that top is the inflation rate should then be well under the rates for Bills, Notes, and Bonds of all types.

My reasoning for beginning the thread is to learn from members with experience in these markets.
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179Interesting that he 'believes' Powell et al that Fed rates will stay at T'Munney-last Thursday Thursday
177This is like Texas Hold 'em... Does Wall St. control the Fed? Apparently WaBroken_Clock-last Wednesday
176<<PMI...wage input up>> I saw that. There are an infinite number oT'Munney-last Tuesday
175PMI...wage input upBroken_Clock-last Tuesday
174I can't assign this much credibility. Fed watch has the probability of a .2T'Munney-last Tuesday
173I would have guessed(wrongly) that the debt ceiling debate would have roiled theT'Munney-last Monday
172My comment is "we shall see this summer, but I fell even better about shortBroken_Clock-January 20
171The last time the debt limit was debated and in jeopardy of not being raised wasT'Munney-January 20
170Fed's Williams says Fed needs more rate rises to cool inflation Michael S. Broken_Clock-January 19
169another tranche rolling over at 4.559% and rates are looking good! [graphicBroken_Clock-January 19
168A geopolitical event that likely will affect both stock and bond markets. cnn.cT'Munney-January 19
167Should bolster the argument for lower rates. cnbc.comT'Munney-January 18 CNBC uses their feedBroken_Clock1January 17
1653rd article I've seen on this today... «Japan Is Perhaps tBroken_Clock-January 17
164reinvested today 8 week at 4.51%Broken_Clock1January 17
163This article from October 2013 seems apropos to the immediate future of the US eT'Munney-January 16
162Anecdotal 'evidence'... I have occasion to go to Home Depot and some yeT'Munney-January 15
161Japanese black swans are rising to fly through the night.... "UnfortunatelBroken_Clock-January 12
160I was thinking along those lines as well. Gonna see what Feb. brings.... 8 weekBroken_Clock-January 12
159I'm carefully considering extending my ladder to 6 months which looks to be T'Munney-January 12
158or more dollar/bond dumping in Asia and elsewhereBroken_Clock-January 12
157Just now looking at a table of recent CPI #s and seeing the reduction from 9.1 iT'Munney-January 12
156My first purchase rolled over today on the 8 week at 4.514% up from the previousBroken_Clock-January 12
155I was unable to find a graph of 6mo T Bill minus Fed funds rate but this one is T'Munney-January 12
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