FOR ALL THESE REASONS, traders sold off bonds. It took a whole year to get the bond prices high and our rates/pricing so aggressive. But because of these concerns after Trump was elected, bonds lost all the year’s gains in less than 2 weeks. As always, this is intended to give you talking points with your borrowers. REMEMBER, borrowers are more likely to do business with you if they trust you. By understanding what’s going on, and being able to communicate the same, you instill trust. I hope all of this helps. If my explanations are unclear, or if you disagree, I would love to hear from you.