$21 Billion 10 Year Reopening Closes At 3.754%, Indirect Bidder Take Down Scarce At 29%, Vs 43% For Last Eight Auctions

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Wed, 01/13/2010 - 14:26 | 192597 Anonymous
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A mysterious ES bidder? Please, for accuracy's sake let us agree to use the word clandestine, rather than mysterious.


Wed, 01/13/2010 - 14:55 | 192645 JackTheOffer
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No, don't change the terms.  I LOVE a mystery!

However, I hate a clandestinity.

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 14:26 | 192598 Zexe
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ben bids for equities, bonds and mortgages. the entire ponzi system is on life-support mode. how much will the fed balance sheet bloat this year? do they have a limit to all this? can these lies go on forever?

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 14:42 | 192625 Hero Protagonist
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can these lies go on forever?

Of course they can. Fiat currency that everyone on the planet demoninates in + Issuer backstopping everything...who exactly with the muscle (e.g. Major CBs, Major Governments, TBTFB) is going to say the emperor has no clothes?  Answer --> None.

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 14:30 | 192606 lsbumblebee
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Mr. Bernanke you forgot your change!

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 15:07 | 192664 Gordon_Gekko
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Looks like the "indirects" have handed the baton to "households" - LOL!

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 15:14 | 192674 deadhead
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Good, very, very good GG!

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 16:03 | 192762 Gordon_Gekko
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Thx deadhead :-)

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 22:35 | 193262 cocoablini
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Yep, GG, household is a catch all for misc. Households in the Principality of Dark Pool. As TD pointed out, 91% of new debt is purchased by the Fed. Aftermarket, overnight, smuggled in when we are asleep.

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 15:07 | 192665 crosey
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Wassamatta...nobody want our IOU?

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 16:13 | 192783 Doji
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Here is that curious volume on the ES...



If that is an opening position figure 240,000 contracts at member rates over night is $1,080,000,000.00  That is a hefty initial margin.


Have to take a look at open interest data after settlement to see exactly what happened.

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 17:31 | 192929 johngaltfla
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I nominate AIG/Citi/Turbo Timmy as the mysterious buyer.

After all, it's our tax dollars so why should they care what they buy?

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 17:15 | 192901 Anonymous
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I am wondering when the day will come that reading will be banned. Keeping the serfs illiterate made them easier to manage.

No more reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic. Just shut up and swing your scythe to keep the lawns nice and neat for the masters at goshdarn sucks.

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 17:18 | 192906 Anonymous
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No more reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic for the serfs.

Shut your mouth, put your head down, and swing that scythe to keep the lawns nice and neat for the master from goshdarn sucks.

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 17:27 | 192921 strike for retu...
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There are reasons why 'riting, reading and 'rithmetic aren't allowed among the serfs.

I think it has something to do with the need to make sure that we shut up, put our heads down, and swing that scythe carefully as we trim the lawn for the master from goshdarn sucks.

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