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Two Holds, Nine Cuts, One Hike – Now What?



Monetary accommodation was on the rise in May. Of the twelve major bank meetings during the month, nine resulted in cuts, two central banks held policy steady, and only one actually increased rates to control inflation. Two Holds While the Federal Reserve didn’t change direction, it sent mixed…

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Jumpin’ JGB Yields!!!



In the last few months, the world has gone crazy for “Abenomics” – Japan’s hopeful escape route out of its two “lost decades.” It’s the aggressive monetary easing from the Bank of Japan that has produced the most significant reaction so far. The central bank has adopted a new…

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