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    Find out why the U.S. election may have less of an impact on markets than many are ...
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    This has been an unusual election in the United States, to say the least. We discuss ...
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    We find that the U.K. market has many similarities to the United States and Canada, ...
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    Learn why the acceleration of sovereign yield declines should focus investors’ attention ...
  5. The Fed Sticks to the Script (Yawn…)

    The Federal Reserve missed another opportunity to raise rates last Thursday. So, ...
  6. Deciphering Where the Fed Will Go from Here

    The Federal Reserve (Fed) kept interest rates on hold last week as expected, while ...
  1. Goldman Sachs Expects Three Rate Hikes in 2016 ...

    Explore the factors surrounding the Fed's recent decision to forgo raising interest ...
  2. 3 High-Yield Investment Grade Stocks You Should ...

    Discover three high-yield investment-grade stocks for income and appreciation. Interest ...
  3. Why BBA LIBOR Was Replaced By ICE LIBOR

    We track the reason behind the change in LIBOR's prefix from BBA to ICE.
  4. How Are Interest Rates Affecting Annaly Cap Mgmt?

    Annaly Capital Management reported a net loss of $658 million thanks to the mortgage ...
  1. Why are the term structure of interest rates indicative of future interest rates?

    Learn why economists believe the term structure for interest rates reflects investor expectations for future interest rates ...
  2. How does the risk of investing in the utilities sector compare to the broader market?

    Learn about the risks of investing in the utilities sector compared to the broader market. Utilities are less exposed to ...
  3. Is the banking sector subject to any seasonal trends?

    Explore the unexpected seasonal trends that can be discerned regarding the banking industry and the financial services sector ...
  4. How big is the derivatives market?

    Examine the potential size of the total derivatives market, and learn how different calculations can reduce the estimate ...
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