Downgrades & Deleveraging

posted 8/3/2011 in General

Bond Market Perspectives...
  • Treasuries remain at risk of losing their coveted AAA rating despite the fact Congress has finally agreed on a debt limit deal.
  • In the event Treasuries do get downgraded, we do not see the key ingredients of a forced selling environment prevalent in today's financial markets similar to the one witnessed in 2008.
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