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Global bond markets decide Trump means more government spending, a big tax cut, bigger deficits, and higher inflation–and increased odds that the Fed will raise interest rates faster than expected just last week

Global bond markets decide Trump means more government spending, a big tax cut, bigger deficits, and higher inflation–and increased odds that the Fed will raise interest rates faster than expected just last week

Global bond markets fell to the tune of a more than $1 trillion loss this week after Donald Trump’s win in the U.S. presidential election. The market value of the Bank of America’s Global Broad Market Index, which tracks 24,000 bonds around the world, fell...

The Fed speaks–a day for optimism on the U.S. economy?

Could that be optimism about the U.S. economy I see in the snow? (Yes, it’s snowing again here in New York City. It snowed yesterday too.) Sure looks like it with Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index opening up this morning. The market is betting on positive verbiage...