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The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury bond fell as low as 1.976% on Thursday – the lowest yield in recent history.
This is not a surprise. In fact, I predicted this would happen in a column that appeared in Money Morning nearly a year ago.
I'm not bringing this up to brag, but rather as a warning to stay tuned. Because now that we've broken the 2% barrier, it's not difficult to imagine yields as low as 1.5%.
Remember your history.
During the Great Depression U.S. bonds actually traded at a negative yield as investors paid the government to keep their money. The idea was that they could get their money back from the government, but by leaving it in a bank or corporate bond they risked losing everything.
And that speaks to the core of what's rattled the markets recently.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and our leaders continue to believe this crisis is all about liquidity, which is how they are trying to fight it. The markets, on the other hand, have figured out what I said when it started – that this is really about solvency.