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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Credit and MBS Option Adjusted Spreads in Tightening Cycles

Market volatility is poised to increase as the low interest rate environment of the past several years comes to a conclusion. One of the largest concerns for both institutional and retail investors looking forward into fiscal 2015 and beyond is … Continue reading

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Economic Roundup November 2014

Consumer Prices In September, overall CPI inflation was unchanged at 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. The year-over-year Core CPI (CPI less food and energy) was also unchanged at 1.7% in September. Retail Sales In September, Retail Sales rose 4.3% on … Continue reading

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Market Summary November 2014

Domestic economic data continued to be mostly favorable in October, but the employment report was somewhat mixed. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 214,000 in October, below the consensus forecast of 240,000. However, the unemployment rate declined to 5.8% from 5.9%. The … Continue reading

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