Interesting stats: "A JPMorgan Chase & Co. survey for the week through Oct. 2 found that clients as a whole soured on Treasuries, with 44 percent holding a short position relative to their benchmark. That’s the most since 2006 and up from 30 percent in the prior period. Among those who actively place bets, such as speculative accounts, a record 70 percent were short." https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-03/bond-traders-place-biggest-short-in-treasuries-in-over-a-decade
Bond Traders Place Biggest Short in Treasuries in Over a Decade
After the worst losses for Treasuries in 10 months, investors are ramping up bets that the world’s largest bond market will decline further.