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WeeklyBasis 3/5/11: Oil Wars & Retail Stores

Rates ended last week even, with 30yr fixed loans settling at 4.875% after a wild ride. Bond traders face tough choices right now: sell (rates rise) because rising oil and commodities are causing inflation? Or buy (rates drop) because bonds are a safe haven from turmoil in Libya? The tough choices are compounded when Libyan