Investors sit back ahead of primary slate, FOMC minutes

“With the new economic data signaling a delay of the Fed starting rate cuts to further into the year, we should continue to see yields rise until we get near to the Fed’s target of a 2% ‘neutral’ rate for inflation,” said Jason Wong, vice president of municipals at AmeriVet Securities.

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Muni, UST yields fall after Fed signals rate cuts not imminent

Fed Chair Jerome Powell said cuts are likely this year but are not guaranteed. He added that the Fed is looking for more signs that inflation is moderating. “We are prepared to maintain the current target range for the federal funds rate for longer if appropriate.”

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