DL Monitor

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December Fed Hike a Done Deal as Markets Wonder What’s Next

Last Week: Interest rates were mixed, and equities fell amid increasing concerns over global growth and lingering trade tensions. The yield on the US 10-year Treasury note slumped 12 basis points from a week ago, to 2.89%, while 1-month LIBOR rose to 2.40% from 2.37% this time last week. Oil rose slightly to $52.61 as […]

The Art of Kicking the Can Down the Road

Last Week: Interest rates were mixed and equities rose on the week amid Fed and trade war-induced jitters. The yield on the US 10-year Treasury note retreated to 2.98%, the first time it’s traded below 3% since mid-September. 1-month LIBOR made up for some of its recent declines, rising to 2.35% from 2.33% the week […]

Market Volatility Spurs Fed to Recalibrate its Hiking Path

Last Week: Interest rates and equities were mixed amid light holiday trading that saw a continued, rare simultaneous sell off in stocks, bonds and commodities. The yield on the benchmark 10-year US Treasury note declined 5 basis points to 3.04%, while 1-month LIBOR rose slightly to 2.3218% from 2.3000% the week prior. Oil fell below […]

Markets Backpedaling on Projected Path of Fed Hikes

Last Week: Interest rates and equities were lower for the week amid mounting concerns over slowing global economic growth and the chaotic Brexit process playing out between the United Kingdom and the European Union. The yield on the US 10-year Treasury note declined 9 basis points from a week ago to 3.09%. 1-month LIBOR followed […]

Fed Walks a Tightrope to Keep Your World Bright and Shiny

Last Week: Interest rates ended the week slightly lower, after reaching fresh highs mid-week, as equities remained flat amid falling oil prices. The U.S. 10-year Treasury note declined slightly to 3.18% while 1- month LIBOR fell to 2.3143% from 2.3160% the week prior. The price of oil continued to fall, dropping to $59.95 a barrel […]