All Posts Tagged: treasury yield

Instant Analysis: FOMC signals prolonged rate hike pause into 2020

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Federal Reserve building at dusk

The FOMC all but gave up their dreams of normalizing short-term interest rates, deciding to hold the Fed fund target rate between 2.25% and 2.50% at today’s FOMC meeting with 11 FOMC participants expecting the Fed funds rate to end 2019 at the same levels.  

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Investment Insights: Keep your chin up

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
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Both stocks and bonds entered a slump over the past few days as rising yields weighed on equity prices.

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Market Update: Britain’s exit

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Man staring at a view of the London skyline from his office window

The “leave” victory was a surprise to financial markets and the world. Read more in this Special Market Update.

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U.S. Outlook: The vote is in

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing upward trend in Q2 GDP

The Brexit vote is in. Markets around the world rallied yesterday as it appeared from numerous polls that the vote would sway toward the remain camp. But when the vote was finally tallied, the leave camp took the day. Key observations: The financial market reaction has been swift, and the U.S. market will not be […]

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