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Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Another major Wall Street bank says there will be no rate cut soon, despite what market wants

June 12, 2019

Via: CNBC

As the market’s conviction of a rate cut keeps growing firmer, another Wall Street bank came out defying the consensus. UBS joined Goldman Sachs in warning that the market’s expectation for a rate cut is not realistic because recent economic […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity, Macroeconomic

Investors want a Fed rate cut before economy turns: ‘Risk becomes greater the longer you wait’

June 4, 2019

Via: CNBC

If the Federal Reserve meets market expectations and cuts interest rates this year, it would be more to assuage flagging confidence than it would be to address any particular ill. After all, most of the signs for the economy remain […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

As the stock market makes a comeback, the bond market flashes a ‘dire’ warning about the economy

May 21, 2019

Via: CNBC

Stocks are weathering the latest bouts of increasing trade war fears, but the bond market is pointing to more trouble ahead. The S&P 500 is up 1% since a massive sell-off to start last week. The broad index also remains […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Maybe inflation is not dead as many major companies say they are raising prices

April 24, 2019

Via: CNBC

Companies seem to be talking a little bit more about how price increases are helping profits, an early sign that more inflation could be seeping into the economy. “It’s not bad. [Prices] are sticking a little bit. Anecdotal evidence is […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

U.S. Bancorp Announces Quarterly Dividends

March 19, 2019

Via: Yahoo

The Board of Directors of U.S. Bancorp (USB) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.37 per common share, payable April 15, 2019, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 29, 2019. At this quarterly dividend […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

This Bank Is Winning the Competition for Deposits

March 15, 2019

Via: Bank Director

From the perspective of a community or regional bank, one of the most ominious trends in the industry right now is the organic deposit growth at the nation’s biggest banks. This trend has gotten a lot of attention in recent […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasurys rally, yields slip, as ECB downgrades 2019 growth forecast, rolls out stimulus

March 7, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields fell Thursday, along with its European peers, after the European Central Bank launched fresh stimulus measures, said it was unlikely to increase rates through the end of 2019 and downgraded its forecast for economic growth. The 10-year Treasury […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields rise as traders brace for key economic data

March 5, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yield bounced back from the previous session’s decline, ahead of a gauge of the service sector’s health. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.60% picked up 2.2 basis points to 2.744%, while the 2-year note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, +0.16% added […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields climb after GDP read comes in better than expected

February 28, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury prices retreated, nudging yields higher, on Thursday after a reading of gross domestic product for the fourth quarter showed that the economy in 2018 grew at its fastest clip since 2015. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Fed’s Bullard: Rate hikes, balance sheet reduction ‘coming to an end’

February 21, 2019

Via: CNBC

The Federal Reserve is likely near the end of interest rate increases and the program to reduce the bonds it holds on its balance sheet, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said Thursday. “I think the message from my point […]