U.S. Outlook: What’s causing long-term U.S. bond yields to rise?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Federal Reserve building (Washington DC) at dusk.

Fluctuations in long-term Treasury bond yields are largely influenced by future growth and inflationary expectations and to some extent by the current level and expected changes in short-term interest rates that are controlled by the Federal Reserve.

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Investment Insights: Keep your chin up

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Stocks displayed on an iPad.

Both stocks and bonds entered a slump over the past few days as rising yields weighed on equity prices.

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U.S. Outlook: Don’t let the headline fool you; job engine is intact

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Business people on a break in a glass covered space.

Hurricane Florence muddied the waters of the September payroll report.

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Investment Insights: Don’t cry over spilt milk

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Dairy farm in Canada, with field of cows in the foreground on a cloudy day.

While dairy was one of the most contentious topics in U.S.-Canada trade talks, there were other changes in the trade agreement affecting all three nations.

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