Tag Archives: Bond Yields

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Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Interest Rates and Yield Curve Control, Part 1

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: August 10, 2020
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - Interest Rates and Yield Curve Control, Part 1

“The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate is an alternative measure of core inflation in the price index for personal consumption expenditures (PCE). It is calculated by staff at the Dallas Fed, using data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).” Through June 2020, “The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate over the 12 months ending in […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Coronavirus Infects Bond Yields

Author: Tom Patterson & John R. Mousseau, CFA, Post Date: March 5, 2020
Cumberland Advisors - Coronavirus Infects Bond Yields

The turmoil and volatility in the equity markets is also greatly affecting bond markets, with both taxable and tax-free yields shifting down sharply.   You can see the dramatic drop in yields this year, particularly in US Treasury yields, with the very large drop in the past month as the coronavirus outbreak has moved almost […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – 2019: Bonds Roar Back

Author: John R. Mousseau, CFA, Post Date: January 13, 2020
2019 Bonds Roar Back

2019 saw bond yields turn around from their climb in 2018 and move lower. Since the Federal Reserve changed their language last December to being accommodative and data-driven, we have seen yields across the board come down a lot. There is no question that this drop in yields was driven, in large part, by what […]