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Resist the Hype: Fed to Hike Three Times in 2018

Last Week: Interest rates were mixed, and global equities dipped on the week amid growing trade concerns. Yields on 10-year US Treasury notes fell 5 basis points to 2.85%, while 1-month LIBOR continued its steady ascent higher to 1.8221% from 1.7648% the week prior. Oil was little changed at $61.25, the US Dollar strengthened while […]

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Last Week: Interest rates were mixed and global equities set records as a Goldilocks environment of moderate growth and accommodative central banks prevailed. The yield on the US 10- year Treasury note fell on the week to 2.24% from last week’s 2.32%, while 1-month did just the opposite, rising to 1.2322% from 1.2283% the week […]