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Our Head of U.S. Rates, Greg Faranello, CFA provides content regarding US Treasuries activities.
Nov 30

The “Fed Listens”, Speaks and Distorts

What a turnaround from this time last y
Nov 22

Cross-Currents and Complacency

Global cross-currents are getting more
Nov 16

The Funds Rate is Heading Lower

The most recent communication from the
Nov 8

What a Difference a Year Makes

From the Fall of 2018 through today, th
Nov 1

Powell Meant What He Said

After three consecutive interest rate c
Oct 30

Fed Preview: October, 2019

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Oct 25

Fed Preview: Third Time a Charm?

The Federal Reserve will meet this upco
Oct 18

Rates, Reserves and Regs

There has been an inordinate amount of
Oct 11

The Fed Learns, But the Hard Way

With one of the last opportunities to a
Oct 4

Mindful of the Mid-Cycle Adjustment

When Chairman Powell first used the wor
Sep 27

The Fed: It’s Not About Another 25

When Chairman Powell stepped to the pod
Sep 20

Cats Got Powell’s Tongue

Fed Chair Powell was careful in choosin
Sep 13

Fed Preview: “Boneheads” and Bonds

With the ECB meeting behind us, the Fed
Sep 6

Powell, POTUS and the US Consumer

Despite months of speaking through each
Aug 26

The Fed Has No Choice

Interest rate differentials, in a perfe
Aug 22

Jackson Hole Preview

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Aug 15

U.S. Long Bonds – “Great Balls of Fire”

Global uncertainty persists. Certainly
Aug 12

The Trade War, Rates and the Fed

The paint hadn't dried from the first F
Aug 1

The Fed Cuts, Now What?

After a long-anticipated wait, the Fede
Jul 29

Fed Preview: July, 2019

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Jul 28

Fed Preview: After 10 Years, It’s Time

When Jay Powell steps to the podium thi
Jul 22

The Fed, Pivot and an Imminent Risk Management Ease

As we enter the blackout period before
Jul 15

US Rates and Uncertainty

A very interesting week for global fina
Jul 7

The FF Rate is Becoming an Outlier

Our themes of the last year are known.
Jul 1

The 3 P’s and Let’s Xi

The outcome of the G 20 will likely be
Jun 18

The Fed Preview with Our US Head of Rates

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Jun 14

A Fed Preview: Setting the Stage

I was driving home from the train stati
Jun 10

US Rates, The Fed and Taking a Slight Pause

Toward the end of last year and heading
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