Thursday, January 30, 2014

Flight to Safety Since January 1

Above are four charts, all of which are from US treasury market ETFs.  The IEIs are for the 3-7 years, IEFs for 7-10 year, TLHs for 10-20 year and TLTs for 20+ years.  All have rallied since the beginning of the year.

What this shows is since January 1, we've seen a fundamental shift in trader's perception of the market as they prefer the relative safety of treasuries over stocks.