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The debate over tax changes sparked a record amount of muni market activity at the end of 2017, and the impact of the final bill will be felt for months ahead.
Bond Fund Investing
02-21-2018 15:33:47 PM ET
The minutes from the January 30-31 FOMC meeting were released today (February 21). It would be a mistake to put a hard spin on them as being either dovish or hawkish. What they were was typical. That is, they provided a little something for anyone aiming to put a spin on the Fed's view o...
The Market at 15:39 ET10-Year: -7/32…2.88…EUR/USD: 1.2251USD/JPY: 106.49
Treasury Market Stands Its Ground
- --FOMC meeting begins today (decision expected at 2:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, with updated economic and interest rate projections)
- --G20 Finance Ministers meeting underway
- --Press reports Trump Administration is getting ready to announce $60 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports
- --Some reports that "Phase Two" of tax plan, which could possibly make individual tax cuts permanent, could be announced soon. Worries about increasing deficit are percolating as a result of reports.
03-16-2018 16:17:52 PM ET
The Week in Review/Week Ahead
Stoc prices deflated in the past week, yet market participants learned on Friday that consumers' inflation expectations rose in the month of March. That was the salient message embedded in...