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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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Rates Continue Decline Despite Strong Headline GDP

Friday's GDP report pushed bond yields further into negative territory this week, closing out the week with 6-10 bps declines...

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Retail Sales Data Spurs Higher 1Q GDP Growth Forecast

Bond yields ended the holiday-shortened week on Thursday fractionally lower after reversing a mid-week spike...

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Chinese Economy, Surging Stocks Push Market Rates Higher

After treading water for much of the week, yields rose markedly on Friday followedly a strong earnings report from JP Morgan and an upbeat series of Chinese economic releases...

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Payrolls Recover From February As Yields Rise

Yields rose across the curve this week amid a series of mixed economic releases...

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Rates Unchanged For Week As Curve Remains Inverted

Rates ended the week largely unchanged, providing a bit of stability following last week's significant declines...

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Rates End Week Lower As Fed Minutes Indicate Uncertainty

The holiday-shortened week was fairly quiet as Treasury yields traded in a 5-6 bps range, ending one to four bps lower as the curve steepened slightly...

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Progress on Trade and Government Talks Lifts Yields

Yields headed into the Presidents' Day holiday weekend slightly higher after a tumultuous week...

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Yields Drift Lower As Stocks Post First Weekly Decline

After opening the week higher, yields drifted lower into Friday as equity markets were weak and the three-week agreement to keep the federal government open moved into its final week...

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Bond Yields Lower Despite Strong Payrolls Report

Bond yields fell across the curve this week, with several factors pushing markets in different directions.

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