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June 14, 2019
Will the Fed cut rates?
Over the past few weeks, futures markets have begun pricing in an increasing chance that the Federal Reserve (Fed) will cut interest rates at its July meeting. This has also been reflected in the cash bond market, where yields out to the 6-month maturity are currently higher than 10-year rates, and consensus expectations are for at least two rate cuts in 2019. But will the Fed really cut rates multiple times between now and the end of the year?
Cash markets are pricing in Fed rate cuts as well
10-year and 3-month U.S. Treasury yields, %