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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Are Sovereign Yields Sustainable?

Since the end of the first quarter, risk assets, including equity, commodity, and credit based fixed income markets, have underperformed. Yields in safe haven sovereign governments, in particular the United States and Germany, have contracted to aggressive valuations over the … Continue reading

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Economic Roundup June 2012

Consumer Prices In April, overall CPI inflation softened to 2.3% from 2.7% in March on a year-over-year basis, driven primarily by a decline in energy prices. The year-over-year Core CPI (CPI less food and energy) increased at a 2.3% rate. … Continue reading

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Market Summary June 2012

Treasury rates in the long end of the yield curve moved lower in May, reflecting some disappointing domestic economic data and growing uncertainty about the global economic outlook. Inflation concerns also eased further as oil prices continued to decline in … Continue reading

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