What We Read Today 30 August 2013

August 30th, 2013
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The top of today's reading list reports on bond guru Jeffrey Gundlach's switch to bearish on bonds ........ and the last article is about FSB attempts to cut down on securities lending and short-term selling by shadow banks.

Follow up:

Bond superstar Jeffrey Gundlach believes interest rates on the 10-year Treasury note are heading to above 3% this year.
"...when the financial industry is set loose to do its thing, it lurches from crisis to crisis."



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  • Shadow banks face limits to securities trading (Brooke Masters, Financial Times) The FSB (Financial Stability Board) proposes global limits on lending of securities (such as needed for shorting stock) and exchange of securities for cash (attempt to reign in the use of repos). Such restrictions would make financial meltdowns, such as occurred in the fall of 2008, less likely.

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