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Rates to Remain Subdued as Markets Wonder Whats Next

Last Week: Interest rates and equities fell amid a setback in US-China trade talks. The US 10-year Treasury note yield fell to 2.44% from 2.53%, as 1-month LIBOR staged a rare retreat to 2.44% from 2.46% a week ago. Oil remained flat at around $62 a barrel, as the US Dollar weakened and Gold rose. […]

Equities to Drive Rate Trajectory for Now

Last Week: Interest rates were mixed, and equities saw little net change on the week amid choppy, headline-driven markets. News that the US and China may avoid all out-trade war drove markets early in the week, while a continued focus on privacy issues undermined mega-cap tech shares and pushed bond yields lower late in the […]

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% […]