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2008-12-12 15:06:11

Returns on U.S. Treasury bonds have skyrocketed this year, as investors have flocked to the market backed by the U.S. government. Merrill Lynch & Co. chief North American economist David Rosenburg said the market for government bonds had reached a bubble with prices unrealistically high due to overwhelming demand. Returns on 30-year U.S. Treasury bonds hit 27 percent this year, while 10-year and two-year Treasury bonds have hit 12.6 percent and 5.8 percent, respectively, The Dallas...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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