Fed Brief

  • 04-05-2017 16:01:48 PM ET

    The minutes from the March 14-15 Federal Open MarketCommittee (FOMC) meeting were released today, and in our reading of them, we'dsay they skewed a little more to the hawkish side of things than the dovishside of things. Our impression on the matter flowed from a few interestingrevelations...

Bond Market Update

  • The Market at 15:08 ET

    10-Year: +5/32…2.28…EUR/USD: 1.0895USD/JPY: 111.45

    Treasury Market Stands Its Ground

    • Q1 GDP -- Adv.: Actual 0.7%, Briefing.com consensus 1.1%, Prior 2.1%
    • Q1 Chain Deflator -- Adv.: Actual 2.3%, Briefing.com consensus 2.1%, Prior 2.1%
    • Q1 Employment Cost Index: Actual 0.8%, Briefing.com consensus 0.6%, Prior 0.5%
    • April Chicago PMI: Actual 58.3, Briefing.com consensus 56.9, Prior 57.7
    • April Michigan Sentiment -- Final: Actual 97.0, Briefing.com consensus 98.0, Prior 98.0
    • Fed Governor Brainard: Discusses fintech regulation, no comments on monpol or economic outlook
    • Philadelphia Fed President Harker (FOMC voter) (14:30 ET)

The Bond Column

  • 04-21-2017 16:09:11 PM ET

    The Week in Review/Week Ahead

    I'mnot an expert on French politics, but markets are understandably sensitive to anti-globalization votes after the events of 2016 and might be overpricing the probability of a victory for Marine L...

Treasury Yield