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Strong Payrolls Report Points to Economy's Strength

A strong payrolls report helped yields end the week higher, as February's job gains exceeded even the highest economist estimate...

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Yields Advance As Inflation Readings Rise

Bond yields stabilized this week heading into the Presidents Day weekend, as the market recovered from the prior week's volatilty...

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Yields Jump Following Strong Payrolls Report

Strong January payroll data helped push yields markedly higher this week, as an increase in hourly earnings may finally indicate the arrival of widely expected wage inflation...

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Short Rates Rise Despite GDP Miss

Short-term yields resumed their upward march this week following Congress' (temporary) resolution of the government shutdown...

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Labor Market Strong as Federal Shutdown Looms

A pending shutdown of the federal government stole the headlines from some positive economic data this week...

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Rates Rise on Return of Inflation

Short-term Treasury yields rose to their highest level since September 2008 this week...

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Curve Flattens into Year End

Yields edge lower heading into month end...

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Strong Labor Market Reading Sends Rates Higher

A strong payrolls report on Friday helped push yields slightly higher for the week...

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Rates Decline After Flynn Plea

Yields dropped Friday as news broke that former national security adviser Michael Flynn pled guilty to charges of lying to federal agents...

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Understanding CECL: The basics

As we move one year closer to the implementation of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB’s) new CECL rules, which overhaul the way credit unions calculate ALLL (allowance for loan and lease losses), Accolade is here to provide guidance to your credit union.

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