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Rocks to Look Under

Fed Taper Coming Into View

What you Missed: Long-term interest rates rose and equities…
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Testing is the Cure to Our Economic Ills

Last Week: Interest rates fell, and equities rose as investors…

Don’t Fight the Fed

Last Week: Interest rates were mixed, and global equities were…

Bottom for Rates is Yet to Come

 Last Week: Interest rates and global equities were both lower…

Life After Zero Interest Rates

Last Week: Interest rates were mixed, and global equities rose…

QE Forever

Last Week: Interest rates rose, and equities were little net…

Rate Cuts Can’t Heal Sick People

Last Week: Interest rates edged higher as global equities traded…

Take Me To Zero

Last Week: Interest rates plummeted, and equities traded lower…

Rates off a Cliff: Now What?

Last Week: Interest rates and equities were dramatically lower…

Rates on a Knife Edge as Virus Threat Gets Real

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

Last Week: Interest rates ended the week about where they started,…

Good Data No Cure for Virus Fears

Interest rates were mixed, and equities traded near record highs…

Virus Outbreak Clouds Rate Outlook

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Rates Break Out of Their Funk

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If It Looks Like QE, and it Smells Like QE…

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Good Enough for the Fed

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Drums of War Dominate Rate Moves

Last Week: Interest rates fell, and equities were little changed…

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Last Week: Interest rates and equity markets both traded higher…

All I Want for Christmas is a Trade Deal

Last Week: Aided in part by a very strong US employment report,…

Trade War to Drive Rate Moves Through Year End

Last Week: Interest rates and equities both rose on the week…

Mixed Messages on Trade = A Quiet Thanksgiving

Last Week: Interest rates and equities traded modestly lower…

Growing Trade Doubts to Keep Rates Rangebound

Last Week: Interest rates fell as major US equity indices posted…

Trade Crumbs To Keep Rates on a Precipice

Last Week: Interest rates were mixed, and equities rallied after…

Fed on Hold? Not so Fast.

Last Week: Interest rates fell, and equities rose thanks to better…

The Fed: Three Cuts and Done?

Last Week: A combination of mixed third-quarter corporate earnings…

Resist the Recession Hype

Last Week: Interest rates fell amid muted developments in global…

The Art of the (mini) Deal – Who’s Buying it?

Last Week: Interest rates were mixed, and equities traded higher…

Consumers to the Rescue

Last Week: Interest rates and equities both declined, driven…

Consumers Set to Chill Amid Hiring Slowdown

Last Week: Interest rates were mixed, and equities were modestly…

Repo Blowout Reveals SOFR’s Achilles Heel

Last Week: Interest rates traded lower as equities moved higher…