EPFR, IGM Credit, IGM FX and Rates, WealthManagement.com
01 Dec 2017
In a week laden with provocative headlines ranging from another North Korean nuclear test, GOP progress on the tax bill, more sexual harassment stuff (Garrison Keillor?!? Lake Wobegon hid some secrets!), Bitcoin @ 10,000, Tillerson out talk, Trump saying government shutdown is good for him, and splitting nuances between Powell and Yellen, the themes of steady long rates and shape of the yields remain rather the dominant market declarative. From a rate perspective, 10s and 30s are challenging what had been a narrow range while 2s grudgingly lift to 1.78% on hawkish Fed words. Read more from David Ader's latest musings.