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Bond and stock markets eye upcoming election

Longer dated yields declined slightly this week as all eyes are focused on the upcoming presidential election and the fading prospects for fiscal stimulus in the near term..

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Yield Curve Steepens Amid Stimulus Talks

The yield curve steepened heading into the Columbus Day long weekend as longer-dated Treasuries added up to six bps in yield...

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Market Uncertainty Rises With President's Covid Diagnosis

Yields ended the week only slightly changed while U.S. equities slid Friday morning after President Trump's announcement that he and the first lady both tested positive for Covid...

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Curve Flattens As Markets Await Additional Stimulus

Longer-dated yields continued to grind lower this week as US equity markets fell back to year-end 2019 levels....

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FOMC Meeting Reinforces Lower for Longer

Bond yields were only slightly changed this week with shorter-dated issues declining slightly while longer-term issues (5+ years) added a couple bps...

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Weekly Claims Data Disappoints

The yield curve flattened during the holiday-shortened week as longer-dated yields declined by as much as 6 bps...

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Strong Payroll Report Leaves Yields Slightly Changed for Week

The yield curve flattened slightly this week, as longer yields ended the week slightly lower while two to five year Treasuries climbed a few bps....

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FOMC's Revised Inflation Target Boosts Yields

Longer-term rates rose appreciably this week following a speech from Fed Chair Jerome Powell outlining the Federal Reserve's new approach to setting monetary policy...

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Equities Rally to Records Despite More Jobless Claims

US equity markets traded at or near record levels this week while bond yields declined slightly on lackluster economic data...

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Yields Rise on Strong Data, Congress Breaks for Summer

Treasury yields rose once again this week, reaching their highest levels in over a month despite Congress departing for their summer recess without agreeing on additional fiscal stimulus...

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