Jump to main content


Gain knowledge and confidence from our blog

Read blog posts from Accolade senior staff on the investment, asset liability, strategic management and risk topics that will help you better manage your balance sheet.

This material represents an assessment of the market and economic environment at a specific point in time and is not intended to be a forecast of future events, or a guarantee of future results. Forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties. Actual results, performance, or achievements may differ materially from those expressed or implied. Information is based on data gathered from what we believe are reliable sources. It is not guaranteed as to accuracy, does not purport to be complete and is not intended to be used as a primary basis for investment decisions. It should also not be construed as advice meeting the particular investment needs of any investor. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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....

Read More

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...

Read More

Weekly Claims Data Disappoints

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

Read More

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....

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

Rates Slightly Higher After Recovering From New Lows

Treasury yields ended the week slightly higher, rebounding from new all-time lows posted on Tuesday...

Read More

Displaying results 11-20 (of 125)
 |<  <  1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10  >  >|