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Kevin Flanagan / Fixed Income, Currency & Alternative, Market News, U.S. Treasuries on 26 Sep 2016

Fed Watch: The Day after Tomorrow

The highly anticipated “Fed meeting of the year” has now come and gone, and investors still seem to be asking themselves: What comes next?

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Bradley Krom / Fixed Income, Currency & Alternative, Japan on 23 Sep 2016

Investors Shift Focus to Shape of Global Yield Curves

While the shape of global yield curves is generally relegated to the purview of fixed income strategists and economists, many investors are now starting to take note of not only the level of interest rates but also their relative slope. 

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Kevin Flanagan / Fixed Income, Currency & Alternative, Market News, U.S. Treasuries on 21 Sep 2016

Fed Watch: Decision Day

Without a doubt, the results of today’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting may be the most anticipated monetary policy gathering thus far in 2016. Indeed, given the back-and-forth “Fedspeak” over the last few weeks, the money and bond markets can be forgiven for having a bit more uncertainty this time around. 

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Kevin Flanagan / Corporate Debt, Fixed Income, Currency & Alternative on 14 Sep 2016

U.S. Fixed Income: Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due

With the third quarter coming to a close in a few weeks, fixed income investors have had a lot to cheer about thus far in 2016. Indeed, essentially every major asset class has posted positive returns up to this point, with some groupings registering double-digit gains. 

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Bradley Krom / Fixed Income, Currency & Alternative on 07 Sep 2016

Is Foreign Demand for U.S. Bonds Nearing Its Limit?

To casual market observers, a rationale for why U.S. interest rates would remain contained (despite tightening by the Fed) was simple: low rates around the world—especially in Europe and Japan, with negative rates—boost demand for higher-yielding U.S. bonds. 

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