The Fed Taper Playbook In 2 Simple Charts

As we previously noted, it would appear - unlike the exuberance in the market - the 'taper downside risk' is very much in equity markets rather than bonds. Today's aggressive equity and credit hedging and bond stability perhaps signal more apprehension than a rallying volumeless equity market might suggest but if the following 2 charts are anything to go by, a shift to removing the punchbowl (no matter how biased to longer, lower, forward rate guidance - of course stymied by 2016 economic projection dilemmas) has seen bonds surge and stocks purge...



Charts: DoubleLine


Perhaps - as we noted earlier - credit markets are on to something?


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