Strategas Insight: Better to Be an Hour Too Early Than a Minute Too Late

Well, that escalated quickly. The sleepy dog days of summer have given way to a bit of autumn drama in the bond market. US yields have gapped a full 20 basis points higher in the three weeks ending October 9 to take the prevailing rate on the 10-year Treasury to near 3.20% for the first time since 2011. Despite this, in a historical context, yields are far from demonstrably punitive levels.

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