Rates on a Knife Edge as Virus Threat Gets Real

Need a rate cap price? Check out our Rate Cap Cost calculator. Last Week: Interest rates and equities fell on the week as concerns over the spread of the coronavirus were reignited. The yield on the US 10-year Treasury note declined 11 basis points to 1.46%, its lowest level since September 2019, and 1-month LIBOR […]

LIBOR Transition Cheat Sheet

The following is a quick summary of the questions we’re asked every day about the looming LIBOR transition. It’s an overview of what’s happening, what it means for borrowers, lenders and legal counselors, and a summary of what each should be doing now to prepare. Does Freddie’s recent announcement on SOFR have you scrambled? Read […]

Freddie’s Move to SOFR Got You Rattled? Relax.

Last Week: Interest rates ended the week about where they started, as equities traded higher. The yield on the benchmark US 10-year Treasury note dipped two basis points to 1.57%, after plumbing the lower end of its recent range earlier in the week, while 1-month LIBOR rose 1 basis point to 1.66%. A flight-to-quality move […]

Good Data No Cure for Virus Fears

Interest rates were mixed, and equities traded near record highs as news that America’s jobs engine hummed in January spurred investors into riskier assets. The 10-year Treasury yield rose six basis points to 1.58%, after hitting an intra-week high of 1.65%, while 1-month LIBOR fell by just one basis point to wrap the week at […]

Virus Outbreak Clouds Rate Outlook

Have strong convictions about where rates are headed yourself? Enter our 2020 Rate Forecast Contest to win great swag and prestigious kudos! Top 3 prognosticators each quarter will get Starbucks gift cards, with $300 for 1st place! Last Week: Interest rates plummeted, and equities were lower on the week, as worries over the global economic impact […]