1946 to 1981 Bond Bear Market

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Interest Rate Forecasting
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The period from 1946 to 1986 is generally considered to be a bond bear market in the united states

  • Interest rates generally went up and bond values down
  • Inflation jumped and bond yields shot way up during the 1970s and early 1980s
    • Creditors lost confidence in the US dollar (big government budget deficits)