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Greed vs Fear Tug-of-War to Set Rate’s Future Path

Last Week: US interest rates were mixed and equities fell for the week on concerns that a rise in US protectionism could intensify global trade tensions and stifle economic growth. Rising fears the Fed will hike four times in 2018, rather than three, added to the mix. The US 10-year Treasury note peaked at 2.8938% […]

Meet Your New Master: Yellen 2.0

Last Week: Interest rates were mixed as equities declined slightly for the week; the US 10-year Treasury yield hit a fresh high of 2.95%  – a level not seen by markets since January 2014 – only to fall back to earth late Thursday to finish the week at 2.8660%, lower than the 2.88% levels seen […]