MBS Day Ahead: Fed Day: A User Manual


Posted To: MBS Commentary

This is a quick guide designed to help you approach this afternoon's Fed events in a logical and useful way. What's Happening Today and When? At 2pm ET: The Fed's official policy announcement will be released along with updated "economic projections" (aka "dots"). At 2:30pm ET: Powell will begin his first press conference as Fed Chair How do I figure out what's going on? If you have the ability to tune in to MBS Live at 2pm, you will see newswire bullet points posted into the live chat. A few minutes later, you will also see an update or alert shortly thereafter discussing the market's first reaction to the news. Can I just access the primary material that the newswires are based on? Yes! Links to the announcement and economic projections will appear…(read more)

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