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Liquidity
March 1 2024
Liquidity .
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4 minute read

Markets heed data, not Fed Speak
March 1 2024

Strong reports have swayed expectations for rate cuts rather than the Fed's constant blaring.

February 22 2024
Markets/Economy .
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4 minute read

Sun setting on the tightening cycle
February 1 2024

The Fed removed its tightening bias, opening the door to rate cuts.

January 2 2024
2024 Outlook .
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3 minute read

A year of intrigue
January 2 2024

Three things to watch in 2024.

December 14 2023
Monetary Policy .
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2 minute read

Meeting the markets halfway
December 13 2023

The Fed now projects rate cuts in 2024, just not as many as the markets have.

December 1 2023
Liquidity .
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4 minute read

Cutting through the noise
December 1 2023

The markets have swung too far by forecasting multiple Fed rate cuts in 2024.

November 1 2023
Liquidity .
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3 minute read

Wait and see
November 1 2023

The Fed wants more time and data as it looks to December's meeting.

September 28 2023
Monetary Policy .
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3 minute read

Changing the game plan
October 2 2023

Yet another shift in the Fed's SEP has the markets again playing defense. 

September 20 2023
Monetary Policy .
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2 minute read

Proceeding carefully
September 20 2023

The Fed opts against raising rates, but doesn't rule out another hike this year.

September 1 2023
Monetary Policy .
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Pushback
September 1 2023

Fed Chair Powell addressed inflation targets and market expectations in Jackson Hole.  

August 3 2023
Liquidity .
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4 minute read

New rules, same role
August 1 2023

The new regulations for money funds don't change their value proposition.   

July 26 2023
Monetary Policy .
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2 minute read

Middle ground
July 26 2023

With the impact of its tightening still not apparent, the Fed opted for another modest rate hike. 

July 21 2023
Markets/Economy .
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3 minute read

Don't forget Mac and Mae
July 17 2023

MBS issued by U.S. housing agencies could have advantages for investors if the economy slows.

July 3 2023
Monetary Policy .
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3 minute read

Falling in line
July 3 2023

The markets have finally listened to hawkish Fed speak.

June 14 2023
Markets/Economy .
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Preparing for the next step
June 14 2023

The Fed skipped a rate hike but suggested more could come. 

June 14 2023
Markets/Economy .
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3 minute read

The coming deluge
June 1 2023

Following the official suspension of the federal debt limit, expect the U.S. Treasury to issue a massive amount of securities.

May 3 2023
Monetary Policy .
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2 minute read

Could the latest be the last?
May 3 2023

The Fed raised rates again, but hinted it soon might be time to take a breather.

July 5 2023
Markets/Economy .
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4 minute read

Capital inflows
May 1 2023

What's behind the substantial rise in assets of money market vehicles?

April 28 2023
Liquidity .
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3 minute read

One Fed, two jobs
April 3 2023

The Federal Reserve’s dual function as regulator and policy-setter has been on display.

April 28 2023
Monetary Policy .
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3 minute read

Balancing act
March 22 2023

Fed Chair Powell made the case for another quarter-point hike amid the banking turmoil.

August 24 2023
Liquidity .
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6 minute read

Next steps
March 14 2023

The Fed’s response to the collapse of SVB puts pressure on the Treasury and the FOMC decision next week.