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Bond Yields Fall after April Inflation Data Release
US bond market investors were relieved after the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ April report, published May 10, indicated a lower-than-expected inflation growth rate.
Why Bond Yields Weren’t Affected by the March Inflation Report
US bond market investors are constantly concerned about inflation.
Why Rising Inflation Could Pose a Threat to Equity Markets
On April 11, market participants expected a volatile session after the US inflation report, but, to their surprise, Donald Trump’s tweet earlier in the day about Syria and missiles pushed markets lower.
Why FOMC’s Raphael Bostic Is Not Happy with Low Inflation Explanations
Bostic dealt with various reasons that have been cited as reasons for the lower level of inflation—even questioning the common ones.
FOMC’s James Bullard Has Three Questions for US Monetary Policy
Bullard said that the current growth rate in the US economy is likely to remain consistent with recent quarterly growth—near the 2% mark.
Do Markets Agree with Janet Yellen on Low Inflation?
In her post-meeting press conference, US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen seemed less worried than expected about the current state of US inflation.
Is the Uptick in August Inflation Enough for a Fed Hike in December?
Slow US inflation growth has been a concern for the US Fed and was one of the key reasons that the Fed raised interest rates only twice in 2017.
Here’s Why the US Inflation Rate Is Troubling the Fed
In its latest monetary policy statement, the Fed admitted it would take longer than expected for inflation to reach its 2.0% target.
Will a Hawkish Bank of England Raise Interest Rates Soon?
In the recent Bank of England (or BOE) policy meeting, interest rates were left unchanged at 0.25%.
Why Inflation Remains a Huge Concern for FOMC Members
Members of the FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) attributed the recent slowdown in inflation growth to idiosyncratic factors.
Unpacking the Fed’s Outlook on the US Market
In its May statement, the Fed seems to have gone the extra mile to explain the slowdown in the first quarter.
Will Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities Be a Game-Changer?
According to Bloomberg, Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (or TIPS) have generated a year-to-date return of 6.3% compared to 4.7% by the broad Treasury market.
Inflation drives 30-year Treasury inflation-protected securities
The $7 billion offering of sovereign securities drew attention from investors to gather enough bids to cover its sale by 2.76 times.