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Big Yield Gains as Data Shows Consumer Spending

Yields posted a sizable jump this week, as the 10-year Treasury reached 3.11% before retreating a bit at weeks' end...

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Geopolitical concerns overshadow strong labor market data

President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal dominated headlines this week, overshadowing a relatively robust series of economic releases...

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FOMC Keeps Fed Funds Target Unchanged

Another eventful week in the fixed income markets ended with yields only slightly changed, as investors reacted to the FOMC's mid-week meeting and April's employment report...

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Yields Higher as 10-Year Note Briefly Surpasses 3%

Yields ended an eventful week only slightly changed, as bond prices recovered from their mid-week lows...

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Inflation Concerns Send Yields Higher

A rally in commodity prices stoked fears of inflation this week, sending the yield on the 10-year Treasury within 2 bps of its highest levels...

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Change in Tone Sends Stocks and Yields Higher

The prospect of a defusal in the budding trade war between the U.S. and China helped stabilize markets and send yields higher this week...

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Volatile Trade Talks Rattle Markets

Yields rose a bit this week in volatile trading, as the trade sanctions situation with China evolved throughout the week...

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Yields Decline Despite Lowest Unemployment Claims in 44 Years

Yields fell once again this holiday-shortened week as investors continued to flee the volatility in equity markets...

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Fed Raises Rates While Equities Tumble

Yields fell slightly this week as investors fleeing the volatility in equity markets bought bonds...

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Yield Curve Flattens as Fed Move Expected

The yield curve continued to flatten this week, with the short end of the curve rising slightly while longer-dated bond yields falling by up to five bps...

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