MBS Day Ahead: Calm Before The Storm


Posted To: MBS Commentary

In the day just past, bonds did an admirable job of fending off the implications of the weekend's G20 news (US/China reopening trade talks, etc). While the news wasn't exactly a surprise, it still carried implications for higher stock prices and bond yields. That was where things were headed in the overnight session until European bonds began rallying to all-time low yields on yet another batch of weak economic data. US 10yr yields stayed well within their recent range. In the day ahead, bonds will almost certainly continue to operate inside the range. This is the only day of the week without significant economic data or events. There are two Fed speakers on tap, but fireworks are not expected. Speaking of that, keep in mind that markets will close early for Independence Day tomorrow…(read more)

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