Interest Rate and Treasuries Market Recap

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August  27th, 2012

The Treasury market started off marginally higher but as the session progressed, the bull camp seemed to gain the upper hand. With the Texas Fed readings soft and a lot of talk of a hard landing in the Chinese economy, the Treasury bulls were probably able to discount a portion of the gains in the US equity markets. All things considered it would seem like slowing fears outside of the US might be growing as the primary driving force of the bull camp. Some traders were supposedly buying in anticipation of the Jackson Hole Fed meeting later this week, as recent Fed dialogue has mostly telegraphed the prospect of movement from the Fed.

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