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Monthly Archives: October 2013

An Investor’s Perspective On The Contracting Agency Sector

Five years since the historic announcement by the US Treasury┬áin September 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac remain in conservatorship, essentially a division of the US Treasury. The conservatorship status served to shore up investor concerns about the credit worthiness … Continue reading

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Economic Roundup October 2013

Consumer Prices In August, overall CPI inflation rose to 1.5% on a year-over-year basis from 2.0% in July. The year-over-year Core CPI (CPI less food and energy) rose slightly to 1.8% from 1.7%. The core inflation rate is still trending … Continue reading

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Market Summary October 2013

Economic growth remains lackluster. The partial government shutdown coupled with disagreement over the terms of increasing the US debt limit are likely to negatively impact GDP growth in the fourth quarter. We expect the rhetoric around an increase of the … Continue reading

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