Fed Brief

  • 08-17-2016 14:48:32 PM ET

    Capital markets were trading in a relatively subdued manner in front of the release of the minutes from the July 26-27 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. Those minutes mimicked many of the other minutes from FOMC meetings in that they highlighted a range of opinions on economic,...

Bond Market Update

  • The Market at 15:28 ET

    10-Year: -2/32…1.55…EUR/USD: 1.1257USD/JPY: 100.34

    Treasury Market Stands Its Ground

    • MBA Mortgage Index for the week ending 8/20: Actual -2.1% w/w, Prior -4.0%
    • June FHFA Housing Price Index (09:00 ET): Prior 0.2%
    • July Existing Home Sales (10:00 ET): Briefing.com forecast 5.50 mln, Briefing.com consensus 5.54 mln, Prior 5.57 mln
    • Crude Inventories for the week ending 8/13 (10:30 ET)
    • $34 bln 5-year Treasury auction (results at 13:00 ET)

The Bond Column

  • 08-19-2016 17:11:38 PM ET

    The Week in Review/Week Ahead

    The problem with Fed speakers is that it is difficult tomentally handicap their public statements. We hear 20 times as much fromsomebody like San Francisco Fed President Williams as we do from Fed...

Treasury Yield