August 20, 2019 Headlines

August 20, 2019 Headlines Treasuries are well bid so far today, but there weren’t any major headlines driving today’s market action. S&P 500 futures are slightly lower, and other major global equity indices are mixed on the day. With no economic releases today,...

August 19, 2019 Headlines

August 19, 2019 Headlines Performance in risk markets is improved for a second consecutive day, boosted by positive trade headlines (or at least not negative). Treasury yields are higher and the curve steeper this morning in response to the risk-on trade, as well as...

August 15, 2019 Headlines

August 15, 2019 Headlines Treasury yields were lower again to start the day, with the 10-year yield dropping to 1.51% before bouncing higher on a strong July retail sales report (currently 1.58%). S&P 500 futures are up 0.35% following yesterday’s 3% plunge for...

August 14, 2019 Headlines

August 14, 2019 Headlines Yesterday’s sell-off in Treasuries proved brief, with prices surging higher across the curve again today. The 30-year Treasury bond set a record low yield of 2.01% earlier this morning (currently 2.04%), and the 10-year yield is down 10 bps...

August 13, 2019 Headlines

August 13, 2019 Headlines Treasury prices were higher overnight on Hong Kong concerns (departing flights cancelled amid protests) and weaker German data, but prices have retreated to slightly lower on the day on what appears to be a bit of rally fatigue. The July CPI...