Stock Market Rejects Bond Market Pressures: Rupkey

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Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, examines how geopolitical risks have impacted European economies and the reaction of bond and equity markets. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”


By definition, the aggregate supply curve moves to the left, this move to the right.

It means recession or slowdown in europe, doesn't it?

Seems like this is the fourth year.

We had the european sovereign debt crisis.

It is coming in in a different way.

I look back and it was probably march this year for the first headline between the tensions between russia and ukraine/ that brought down treasury yields.

When they get down to 2.30%, it is due to geopolitical risks and ukraine.

Lets rip up the scripts, you call for higher interest rates.

Why has everyone been wrong for 9, 10, 11 months?

I do not like the term, being wrong.

I do not mean to disparage anyone.

I am being tongue-in-cheek.

We had a period in the late 1970's -- at 2.3% treasury yield, why is it there?

Cpi is 2%, your real yield is tiny.

There can only be something that people are afraid of outside our borders.

This happened during the asian financial crisis.

Global financial markets crisis, russian default, 1998 august, people want to buy bonds during these events.

The stock market rejected these stories from the ukraine.

They went down one friday and shot up -- what you have is a tension between the pessimistic bond traders in the optimistic equity traders.

Where do the mba's fit in with job prospects?

. excited about entering the market.

In a way, it gets to the entrepreneurial energy.

The idea that everything is in flux.

Not just in america but when you talk about russia, asia, latin america.

Mbas and rising business leaders are excited to work.

Do you need 3% or 4% gdp?

Could your entrepreneurial vision work in a 2% america?

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