Fed Brief

  • 06-14-2017 15:41:58 PM ET

    The latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting isgoing to give market participants plenty to think about and to talk about -- andperhaps not in that order. Today's policy announcement, which was replete with a ratehike, a dissenting vote, updated economic and rate-hike projections...

Bond Market Update

  • The Market at 15:19 ET

    10-Year: -2/32…2.22…EUR/USD: 1.1370USD/JPY: 112.16

    Treasury Market Stands Its Ground

    • MBA Mortgage Applications for the week ending 6/24: Actual -6.2% w/w, Prior 0.6%
    • May Advanced International Trade in Goods: Actual -$65.9 bln, Prior -$67.1 bln (revised from -$67.6 bln)
    • May Pending Home Sales: Actual -0.8%, Briefing.com consensus 0.5%, Prior -1.3%
    • Central Banker Panel (ongoing): BoE's Carney says some removal of BoE stimulus may be necessary, MPC has been clear that its tolerance for above-target inflation is limited; ECB's Draghi says "relatively confident" that productivity growth will improve
    • Crude Inventories for the week ending 6/24: +0.1M barrels
    • $13 bln 2-year floating rate note auction (reopening): high discount margin 0.080%, bid-to-cover 3.13, indirect bid 63.1% (prior 40.8%)
    • $28 bln 7-year Treasury auction (results at 13:00 ET)

The Bond Column

  • 06-16-2017 16:01:13 PM ET

    The Week in Review/Week Ahead

    he U.S. economic data out this week was disappointing on the output, price, and sentiment fronts:On output, retail sales and housing starts both missed forecasts while industrial produc...

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