Don't Ignore This Chart!

Corporate Bonds and Treasuries Diverge

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Investors are showing a clear preference for corporate bonds over treasury bonds. The chart below shows the 10-Year US Treasury Note ($UST) and the DJ Corporate Bond Index ($DJCBP) going their separate ways since March. $UST is down around 7% since mid March, but $DJCBP is up around 9%.

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Arthur Hill
About the author: , CMT, is the Chief Technical Strategist at TrendInvestorPro.com. Focusing predominantly on US equities and ETFs, his systematic approach of identifying trend, finding signals within the trend, and setting key price levels has made him an esteemed market technician. Arthur has written articles for numerous financial publications including Barrons and Stocks & Commodities Magazine. In addition to his Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, he holds an MBA from the Cass Business School at City University in London. Learn More
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