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Fed Paves the Road to Higher Interest Rates



The recent Federal Reserve statement acknowledges progress in the U.S. labor market, while continuing the watch for higher inflation and wages. Looking at this statement in its two component parts may help us better understand how the Fed is thinking about a possible rate hike later this year. In…

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Liquidity within Agency MBS Market has Buy- and Sell-side Ramifications



In our previous blog post, “Agency MBS Positioned to Weather the Liquidity Storm,” we discussed how bond market liquidity has been a growing concern for many investors. In this blog post, we’ll address some of the structural changes that are occurring on both the buy side and the sell side,…

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