Japan Is Positive As The World Goes Negative

Bottom line: what other countries do affects everyone. If Japan decides to keep their 10-year bonds at a 0% interest rate, it is going to influence other money around the world that wants a yield. 

The same thing goes for the Fed saying they are going to keep their federal funds rate at 0% for the next 2 ½ years. It has implications to bonds and stocks around the world. 

Way back in 2000 when the stock market fell 49% over thirty months, you could buy a 10-year US Treasury that yielded 7+ percent. Today the yield on a 10-year US Treasury is 1/10 of that… at best.

Yields are gone… at least for the near future. 

So what does it all mean for investors and, especially, people in their 60s? 

In this week’s video, I cover four topics:

  1. German yields set the trend for yields in Europe. And German yields are very clearly down and have been so for decades. How negative can they go?
  2. Japan is bucking the trend. Their yields have stopped falling in that country. This is interesting because they started the whole negative yield environment and their yields have bottomed. What can we learn from them?
  3. In a sign of stock market stability, an S&P500 inverse fund has been accelerating to the downside—I’ll explain why this is good for the bulls. 

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