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Fed Brief

  • 09-17-2015 16:08:47 PM ET

    The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided to leavethe target range for the federal funds rate unchanged at 0 to percent. That vote, however, was not unanimous. Richmond Fed President Lacker dissented, ashe preferred to raise the rate by 25 basis points at the September meeting.Fr...

Bond Market Update

  • The Market at 15:33 ET

    10-Year: +15/32…1.98…EUR/USD: 1.1206USD/JPY: 120.09

    Treasury Market Stands Its Ground

    • September Nonfarm Payrolls: Actual 142K, consensus 205K, Prior 136K (revised from 173K)
    • September Nonfarm Private Payrolls: Actual 118K , consensus 200K, Prior 140K
    • September Unemployment Rate: Actual 5.1%, consensus 5.1%, Prior 5.1%
    • September Hourly Earnings: Actual 0.0%, consensus 0.2%, Prior 0.4% (revised from 0.3%)
    • September Average Workweek: Actual 34.5, consensus 34.6, Prior 34.6
    • Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren (non-FOMC voter): Said rate hike by end of the year is a "reasonable forecast" (before NFP report)
    • August Factory Orders: Actual -1.7%, consensus -1.0%, Prior 0.2% (revised from 0.4%)
    • Fed ViceChair Fischer (FOMC voter); Housing market not overheated; would be good to have tools to regulate housing finance if overheating becomes an issue; BoE has those tools; Fischer does not see "acute risks" to financial stability

The Bond Column

  • 09-25-2015 17:00:27 PM ET

    The Week in Review/Week Ahead

    his week was light on economic data, but that drought willend with a flood next week when investors receive the Personal Income andPersonal Spending report and the Core Personal Consumption Expendi...

Treasury Yield