As inflation expectations continue to rise, long bond continues to sag

Prices of long-dated treasuries continue to fall, meaning yields are rising. Below is the chart for the iShares Barclays 20-year Treasury Bond Fund (ticker: TLT).

TLT is looking sickly lately

The interest rate on the 30-year treasury bond is now 4.25 percent, up from 3.52 percent on August 31, 2010. (Disclosure: the author is currently long TLT.)

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