Municipal Advisory

Uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) mounted the end of February, causing investors to flee from equities into safer treasury securities and driving down rates. On March 3, 2020 the Fed cut the overnight target rate by 0.50%. Following this announcement, the futures market is...

This month, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) held the target rate steady while long term US treasury rates declined, resulting in an inverted curve. Additionally, there are increasing probabilities in the futures market for multiple decreases in the target fed fund rate before the...