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Would long-term treasury bonds (e.g. TLT) generally rise when stocks (e.g. SPX) fall?

Is this a correct analysis of TLT (iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond): It was hammered by QE talk in May. It will continue to generally drift lower while QE is in effect or even being tapered and the ...
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How to find out if a company has purchased government (or other) bonds?

Looking at a company's income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow, is it possible to find out if a company has given out a loan to a government or to another business, i.e. government/corporate ...
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How does a 2 year treasury note work?

The current prices of a 2yr seem to be near the 52wk low... is that good? Let's say I had $1,000 to spend and I put it all in 2yr treasury notes. Could I sell them in a year like stocks (if the price ...
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How could USA defaulting on its public debt influence the stock/bond market?

Ok, let's face it... US public debt is high and people are starting to wonder if the country might default on its debts. How would this hit United States' stock market, its bonds, or its currency? ...