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November Jobs Report – Another Robust Report



The November jobs report was another excellent one, indicating the addition of 211,000 jobs and the Labor Department upwardly revised its earlier estimate of job creation in September and October. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0%. This strong jobs report likely solidifies a Fed rate…

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Watch Out for the TLAC Attack!



“Banks have to issue over a trillion U.S. dollars worth of bonds to satisfy TLAC requirements?!” exclaims a fixed income portfolio manager. “Stay calm. It’s not as bad as it seems,” says a fixed income analyst in his composed and distinct sounding British accent. “We need to sell our…

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