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This Time Next Week – 50/50 Chance There Will Be a Taper



When the sun rises on December 19th, I believe there’s an even chance that the Federal Reserve will have announced that they’ll begin tapering their bond-buying program that began in September 2012. I’d put 50/50 odds on an announcement of tapering their US$85 billion per month program of…

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Confessions from the Trading Desk: Coming Attractions…September Won’t Be Boring



For those involved in trading the fixed income markets, August is usually one of the more mundane months.  Issuance of new corporate debt slows down significantly since many global investment professionals are on vacation, forced two-week leaves, or holidays, which results in liquidity that is…

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