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Fed Brief

  • 05-24-2017 15:02:05 PM ET

    The minutes from the May 2-3 Federal Open market Committee (FOMC) meeting were released  and the bulk of the document was pretty status quo in the sense that it didn't contain any major surprises for market participants. Along those lines: It was noted that the slowdown in first...

Bond Market Update

  • The Market at 15:24 ET

    10-Year: +3/32…2.25…EUR/USD: 1.1175USD/JPY: 111.20

    Treasury Market Stands Its Ground

    • April Durable Goods Orders: Actual -0.7%, Briefing.com consensus -1.8%, Prior 2.3% (revised from 0.7%)
    • Durable Goods Orders ex-trans: Actual -0.4%, Briefing.com consensus 0.4%, Prior 0.8% (revised from -0.2%)
    • Q1 GDP -- Second Estimate: Actual 1.2%, Briefing.com consensus 0.8%, Prior 0.7%
    • GDP Deflator -- Second Estimate: Actual 2.2%, Briefing.com consensus 2.3%, Prior 2.3%
    • May Michigan Sentiment -- Final: Actual 97.1, Briefing.com consensus 97.5, Prior 97.7

The Bond Column

  • 05-19-2017 16:36:36 PM ET

    The Week in Review/Week Ahead

    U.S.Treasury yields fell sharply this week and that helped to depress the U.S. Dollar Index, which fell to a six-month low. Stocks had their biggest fall since last autumn on Wednesday but rallied...

Treasury Yield