International Demand for U.S. Assets Rises on Europe – Bloomberg 09-18-12

Salient to Investors:

Net buying of long-term U.S. equities, notes and bonds totaled $67 billion during July versus $9.3 billion in June.

Guy LeBas at Janney Montgomery Scott says European investors bought Treasuries et al to protect against deterioration in the euro financial markets, and this will continue into August.

China holdings of U.S. Treasuries in July rose $2.6 billion to $1.15 trillion.

Read the full article at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-18/international-demand-for-u-s-assets-rises-on-europe-crisis.html