|Bid||113.64 x 2300|
|Ask||113.65 x 500|
|Day's Range||113.61 - 113.82|
|52 Week Range||110.90 - 116.30|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.20%|
FOMC members noted that labor market conditions could take a hit due to the hurricanes in August and that this was evident in the October non-farm payrolls report.
At a meeting of global central bankers over the weekend, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reiterated her forecast that inflation will reach the U.S. central bank's target of 2%. One of these years, after under-shooting this goal, the Fed's forecast might finally come true. Amundi Smith Breeden's advice in its October monthly client note is to buy Treasury Inflation Protected Securities.
Not all members of the FOMC, according to the minutes of the meeting, were on the same page with respect to a December interest rate hike.
In this series, we'll discuss the September FOMC meeting minutes in detail and decide how the meeting minutes have changed the outlook for markets.
The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey is a forward indicator of economic activity. The US Fed takes this measure into consideration when making monetary policy decisions involving interest rates.
The path to President Trump's tax reform plan could be troubled by the prospect of a ballooning deficit because the plan offers generous tax cuts.
Bostic dealt with various reasons that have been cited as reasons for the lower level of inflation—even questioning the common ones.
Bullard said that the current growth rate in the US economy is likely to remain consistent with recent quarterly growth—near the 2% mark.
The US dollar (UUP) was being written off before the beginning of September, as the Fed was expected to stay on hold and other major central banks were expected to start…
After years of ultra-loose monetary policy, global markets are beginning to realize they may have to wave goodbye to easy money. In their efforts to save the global system from…
The FOMC’s (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting on September 20 changed the outlook for bond markets (BND). It suggested that the Fed could be looking at another rate hike by…
The Fed’s balance sheet has $4.4 trillion in bond market securities, and it intends not to reinvest a small portion of the maturing securities every month.
In her post-meeting press conference, US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen seemed less worried than expected about the current state of US inflation.
Slow US inflation growth has been a concern for the US Fed and was one of the key reasons that the Fed raised interest rates only twice in 2017.
In this series, we'll examine the improvements in the US economy since the last Fed meeting and discuss whether these developments could warrant accelerated tightening from the Fed.
After three weeks of continuous falls, US bond yields rose in the week of September 10. The benchmark ten-year US Treasury yield (BSV) rose by 10 basis points to 2.20% but remains far from the December ...
The US dollar has been on a roller coaster ride over the last ten trading sessions. The US dollar (UUP) index hit a low of 90.99 on September 8.