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The Fed: Three Cuts and Done?

Last Week: A combination of mixed third-quarter corporate earnings results, uninspiring Brexit news and minimal global trade developments left interest rates mixed and led equity markets to modest gains. The yield on the 10-year US Treasury note inched higher, up a basis point to 1.80%, as 1-month LIBOR edged lower to match it at 1.80%, […]

One and Done?

Last Week: Interest rates drifted within tight ranges as global equities were little changed for the week amid positive economic data and a market fully expectant of a near-term Fed rate cut. The yield on the US 10-year Treasury note rose slightly to 2.08% from 2.06% last Friday, while 1-month LIBOR fell to 2.2370% from […]

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Trade War Fatigue Means Rates Low for Longer

Last Week: Interest rates were flat to lower as equities rose amid signs that central banks are preparing to act if the global economy continues to weaken. With markets now pricing in multiple rate cuts from the Fed, the yield on the US 10-year Treasury note fell 11 basis points to 2.06%, the lowest level […]