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Chief economist update: Wall Street has fallen, prepare to be greedy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 11 OCT 2018
... to 3.7% compared with the long-term average of 4.4%. Similarly, the higher yield investors could get from buying US Treasuries now outmatches the dividend yield (1.86%) they could get from the S&P 500. Sell? Dump stocks? Head for the hills? ...or buy ...
Chief economist update: Famous last words
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 AUG 2018
... (as the FRBSF shows) but with the Fed on a rising path towards higher rates and investors flocking into long-term US Treasuries - for safety against Trump's protectionist policies, the developing emerging market crisis, and for whatever reasons - ...
Chief economist update: Fed funds at five point O
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 JUL 2018
... prompted a series of rate hikes from the Fed so much so that the fed funds rate was higher than the yield on 10-year US Treasuries (yield curve inversion) that was later on followed by the Great Recession. This is one of the reasons why Atlanta Fed president ...
Chief economist update: Minutes of concerns
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 6 JUL 2018
... Europe and some EMEs." There's concern over the flattening yield curve. The yield differential between the 10Y US Treasuries and the 2Y bonds is now down to 28 basis points from 54 bps at the start of the year. This is lower than the 73 bps gap that ...
Chief economist update: Fed flattens the yield curve
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUN 2018
... inverted (one presages a recession), it's heading lower. The yield differential between the two-year and 10-year US Treasuries has dropped to 0.4% - its lowest level since 2007 (but was heading higher at the time). A more relevant example is in 2005 ...
Chief economist update: BOE fails market expectations
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAY 2018
... expectations for an increase to 2.2%. Wall Street loved it. The S&P 500 index climbed by 0.9% and the yield on 10-year US Treasuries fell by four basis points to 2.97%. This isn't surprising. That's the Fed's guidance looking very likely to be kept. ...
Moving on up to target
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 1 MAY 2018
... policy normalisation. But the asset that's most sensitive to inflation showed little concern. The yield on 10-year US Treasuries dipped to 2.95% from 2.96% at the end of last week's trading activity. Yields on 10-year TIPS (Treasury Inflation-Protected ...
Chief economist update: The Fed's force is with us
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2018
... (1.98%) currently being offered by the S&P 500 is now outpaced by what investors could get from buying long-term US Treasuries. However, these are all based on expectations that the US Federal Reserve will be more aggressive towards lifting interest ...
Chief economist update: RBA stuck in slow inflation lane
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2018
... dollar weakness). Likewise, inflation expectations - measured by the yield differential between nominal 10-year US Treasuries and Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) - have moved 28 bps higher to 2.11% from the nearest low of 1.83% recorded ...
America is full
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2017
... power to push for higher wages? Inflation expectations - as measured by the yield differential between nominal US Treasuries and the Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) have come down in recent months - from a high of 2.05% in February this ...
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