Bullish bonds, bad economy

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The strange combination of rising US inflation, ultra-loose monetary policy and falling bond yields is just one of the more unusual signs that all is not well with the global markets. Jennifer Hughes, FT’s senior markets correspondent, looks at the rationale behind so-called “bull flattener” trades and what these signal about the economic outlook.

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Source: Financial Times, August 18, 2011.

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