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Rates Decline on Turkish Crisis

A relatively stable week in the U.S. fixed income markets was dashed on Friday, as Turkey's economic crisis deepened, leading to safe haven flows...

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Markets Stable After Fed Passes On Rate Hike

Fixed income markets ended the week little changed, as a mid-week surge in yields was reversed by Friday...

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GDP Strong as Housing Market Shows Signs of Weakness

Yields moved higher all week before edging slighly lower following the release of the second quarter GDP report on Friday...

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Trump Remarks on Fed, Trade Send Dollar Lower

The fixed income and currency markets were rattled this week by comments from President Trump impinging on the independence of the Federal Reserve's mandate to set monetary policy...

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Quiet Week Highlighted By Increasing Trade Tensions

Another quiet week ended with yields only slightly changed, as the week's economic indicators arrived largely as forecast...

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Quiet Week Ends With Lower Long End

A very quiet week ended with yields slightly lower, as longer-dated issues declined slightly...

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Quarter Ends With Flatter Yield Curve

Yields ended the quarter by drifting lower yet again this week on the back of further trade tensions, weakness in overseas equity markets, and a spike in oil prices...

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Lower Bond Yields Amid a Quiet Market

Treasury yields drifted lower this week, as a relatively light economic calendar left markets reliant on the political back and forth regarding tariffs to provide some direction...

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Yields Mixed after FOMC Meeting, Tariffs

Yields ended the week mixed, as the long end of the curve declined slightly while the short end of the curve was pushed higher following Wednesday's FOMC meeting...

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Equities, International Pressures Push Yields Higher

US fixed income markets were much less volatile this week, as yields pushed slightly higher by weeks' end...

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