From Thomas Franck: U.S. government debt yields fell on Monday as investors prepared for a key trade meeting between President Donald Trump and China leader Xi Jinping.
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From Jeff Cox : A divided Federal Reserve held the line on interest rates Wednesday and indicated formally that no cuts are coming in 2019. The decision came amid divisions over what is ahead and still leaves open the possibility that policy loosening could happen before the end of the year depending on how conditions […]
From Heidi Chung : The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will deliver its interest-rate decision Wednesday, following a two-day meeting. After the committee’s announcement, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will hold a press conference. Given the recent escalation of the U.S.-China trade war and slew of worrisome economic data, this month’s FOMC meeting will be […]
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From Keris Lahiff: Stocks have rallied within range of records on high hopes for a rate cut, possibly as soon as next week.
From Kate Duguid: NEW YORK, June 10 (Reuters) – U.S. government bond yields rose on Monday, as risk appetite was lifted by the U.S.-Mexico trade and migration deal signed on Friday, tempering expectations of interest rate cuts in 2019.
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From Kristina Hooper: Stocks continued to slide last week, and most major indices are negative for the year-to-date period — some having posted double-digit losses.
From ETF Channel: Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) .
From Rob Waldner: Invesco Fixed Income shares its views on rates around the world.
Peter Schiff: Theodore Roosevelt’s famous mantra “speak softly and carry a big stick” suggested that the United States should seek to avoid creating controversies and expectations through loose or rash pronouncements, but be prepared to act decisively, with the most powerful weaponry, when the time came.
Yields on U.S. Treasuries were falling on Tuesday morning, as the Federal Reserve Open Committee kicks off its regularly scheduled two-day meeting.
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