August 26, 2010 – Quote of the Day

'If you look at previous times in US history when bond yields were this low, the returns have been quite poor. Bonds now have many elements of a bubble. We're at the end of the debt super cycle. First we had a large banking crisis. The next step is a large sovereign crisis. This means that government bonds are a pretty bad bet over a five to ten year period,' said Jonathan Tepper, partner and chief editor of Variant Perception, an economic research boutique.