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Fed Brief

  • 06-17-2015 15:28:13 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve has developed a knack for taking a reportedly climactic Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting and turning it into something anti-climactic for the capital markets. It did so again on Wednesday, June 17, by issuing another carefully worded policy directive that was neither...

Bond Market Update

  • The Market at 07:40 ET

    10-Year: +11/32…2.38…EUR/USD: 1.1091USD/JPY: 123.08

    Treasury Market Stands Its Ground

    • -- Initial Jobless Claims for the week ending 6/27: Actual 281K, Briefing.com Consensus 273K, Prior 271K
    • -- Continuing Jobless Claims for the week ending 6/20: Actual 2264K, Briefing.com Consensus 2221K, Prior 2247K
    • -- Nonfarm Payrolls: Actual 223K, Briefing.com Consensus 230K, Prior 254K (revised from 280K)
    • -- Nonfarm Private Payrolls: Actual 223K, Briefing.com Consensus 225K, Prior 262K
    • -- Unemployment Rate: Actual 5.3%, Briefing.com Consensus 5.4%, Prior 5.5%
    • -- Hourly Earnings: Actual 0.0%, Briefing.com Consensus 0.2%, Prior 0.2% (revised from 0.3%)
    • -- Average Workweek: Actual 34.5, Briefing.com Consensus 34.5, Prior 34.5
    • -- May Factory Orders: Actual -1.0%, Briefing.com Consensus -0.5%, Prior -0.7% (revised from -0.4%)
    • -- Natural GasInventories for the week ending 6/27: Actual +69 bcf, Prior +75 bcf

The Bond Column

  • 06-26-2015 18:00:00 PM ET

    The Week in Review/Week Ahead

    Moing Past GreeceGreece has to pay the IMF 1.55 bln euro by the end of June (next Tuesday)Greece and its official creditors have made progress on many issues t...

Treasury Yield