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Roads to recovery overlooked

Commentary: 'Let's get on with it ourselves'
Published on Jul 10, 2009

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Long-term interest rates plunged this week as any hopes for a V-shape recovery gave way to L-shape reality.

A 10-year Treasury auction drew three times as many bids as bonds offered, the yield to 3.3 percent from 4 percent last month taking mortgages under 5.25 percent. The best chance for a run back into the fours: a big break in stocks. Inflation bets sank with rates: oil broke $60 for the first time since April; gold is $912 versus $980 in May.

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