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May 2019

Yields and Stocks Sink Further on Trade Volatility

Both equity prices and bond yields took another step lower this week, as escalating trade tensions stoked fears that the ongoing disputes could cause real damage to the U.S. economy.

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Trade Volatility Continues to Lead Markets

Financial markets once again took direction from the volatile US-China trade negotiations as the likelihood increased that the current trade disagreements will result in a full-blown trade war...

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FOMC Meeting and Jobs Report Highlight Volatile Week

The month of May began with a flurry in the bond market, as Wednesday's FOMC meeting and Friday's employment report triggered sizable moves in bond yields...

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