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October 2010

October 31, 2010  |   Monthly Commentary   |     |   0 Comment

Fixed Income Market Recap Dominating attention through the month was the Federal Reserve with the Fed and Wall Street trading-desks attempting to out-game each other. Clearly, the Fed has not handled the idea and implementation of QE2 very well. When the concept was first floated, interest rates fell as the Fed had certainly hoped. Then, concluding that the easing was fully “priced-in”, traders sold bonds and pushed rates back up to the pre-announcement level. The Fed ...