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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Living on the Edge: The U.S. Fiscal Cliff

The U.S. economy has been growing at a substandard pace despite the myriad of efforts by the Federal Reserve to stimulate aggregate demand via traditional monetary policy, Operation Twist, and quantitative easing. Monetary policy is poised to remain highly accommodative … Continue reading

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Economic Roundup October 2012

Consumer Prices In August, overall CPI inflation rose to 1.7% on a year-over-year basis from 1.4% in July, driven by an increase in food and energy prices. The year-over-year Core CPI (CPI less food and energy) declined to 1.9% in … Continue reading

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Market Summary October 2012

The treasury yield curve steepened slightly in September, though overall treasury rates were little changed amidst a still sluggish domestic economic environment and an uncertain outlook for the global economy. Rates continue to be influenced by the Federal Reserve‚Äôs accommodative … Continue reading

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