Financial News for the Week of March 31, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Following the failure to repeal and replace the ACA, market participants questioned the new administration’s ability to move forward with pro-growth policies. As such, major indicators opened lower on Monday, but risk sentiment recovered quickly as the week prog
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Financial News for the Week of March 17, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK The Fed carried out its well-telegraphed rate hike this week. Despite the Fed’s hawkish messaging in advance of the decision, its expectations for rate increases were unchanged, leading bond yields to dip. The Fed edged up its economic forecast for 2018, as did
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Financial News for the Week of March 10, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Markets continued to price in lofty odds for a Fed hike next week, putting further upward pressure on the 2 year treasury yield – which remained near a nine-year high. The U.S. dollar also remained relatively well supported up 0.2% on the week. Meanwhile, equity
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Financial News for the Week of March 3, 2017

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK It was an exciting week in markets this week, with plenty of domestic and international first-tier data, central bank communication, and the inaugural presidential address to Congress. International data has continued to paint a relatively bright
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