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The Federal Reserve’s current easing cycle began exactly a year ago. One year later, there is a zero interest rate policy with a revamped quantitative easing policy to ward off another potential financial crisis. Kevin Flanagan explains why, against this backdrop, it should come as no surprise the Fed decided to take a bit of a summer vacation at this July FOMC gathering.

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The focus of money and bond markets has been on the 3-month LIBOR–OIS spread. Kevin Flanagan analyzes the latest moves in the fixed income space and why we may not be out of the woods yet.

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The economy is two for two in terms of a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report. Just like last month, the June numbers exceeded expectations. Kevin Flanagan discusses.

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When following rate trends here in the U.S., it’s easy to focus only on domestic factors. Kevin Flanagan discusses some interesting developments overseas that have been largely ignored in market commentary, encouraging investors to start thinking globally.

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While an interest rate hedging angle for bond portfolios is not top of mind for investors right now, maybe it should be. Kevin Flanagan explains why the time to consider rate protection is when rates are low.

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