MBS Day Ahead: Ready For Anything Ahead of Fed Announcement


Posted To: MBS Commentary

Bond markets are beginning the day in slightly weaker territory after as-expected ADP Employment data and the Treasury Department commented on the possibility of bond maturities over 30 years. All of this morning's market movement is just a sideshow compared to what lies ahead. Specifically, the FOMC Announcement this afternoon is this weeks first key event with the power to break stocks and bonds out of clear consolidation patterns. All other things being equal, when I see a chart like the Treasury candlesticks above, I tend to expect a resistance bounce. It just looks like that consolidation pattern has more room to run. Given that yields are currently at the lower boundary of that triangular consolidation pattern, it makes sense to expect today's default momentum to be unfriendly…(read more)

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