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A U.S. Government Shutdown and the Economy It Affects



If you need something from the Commerce Department or the Department of Labor this week, it’s probably best not to hold your breath. According to analysis from the New York Times, the government shutdown that is now a reality is keeping 87% of the Commerce Department’s staff furloughed at home…

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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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