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The State of Treasury Yield Spreads in 2015
Yield spreads between different maturity Treasury securities, when compared to historical trends, can indicate how the market views economic conditions.
Why Treasury Yield Spreads Have Fallen to Over 8-Year Lows
Yield spreads between different maturity Treasury securities, when compared to historical trends, can indicate how the Market views economic conditions.
Why Sam Zell Believes the Fed Has Deferred Reality for Too Long
Sam Zell, a real estate tycoon, said in an interview wth CNBC on May 24, 2016, that “the Federal Reserve should have raised interest rates two years ago.”
Why Did Treasury Yields Rise Last Week?
US Treasury yields rose across the yield curve for the week ended May 20, 2016. This came as minutes of the FOMC April meeting raised the probability of a rate hike in June.
Why Treasury Yields Fell Last Week: The Labor Factor
US Treasury yields mostly fell across the yield curve last week after the US Department of Labor reported that the economy added fewer jobs in April.
Treasury Yields Fell on Soft Economic Data and Disappointing Earnings
Treasury yields mostly fell across the yield curve for the week ended April 29, 2016, due to weak domestic economic data.
Treasury Yields Fall on Bank of Japan’s Negative Interest Rates
Treasury yields fell across the yield curve, except for three-month, six-month, and one-year Treasury bills, after the Bank of Japan introduced a negative interest rate.
Treasury Yield Curve Flattened after US Interest Rate Hike
The US Treasury yield curve was flat for the week ended December 18, 2015, as short-term yields fell. Medium- to long-term yields rose after US interest rates rose by 25 basis points.
We Have Liftoff: Federal Reserve Hikes the Federal Funds Rate
On December 16, 2015, the Federal Open Market Committee unanimously decided to hike the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to 0.25–0.50%.
Assessing the Treasury Yield Curve post–October Policy Meeting
Treasury yields have risen since the Federal Open Market Committee (or FOMC) meeting on October 27–28. The rise in short-term yields was higher than the rise in long-term yields.