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Weekly Market & Economic Update | 10.08.18
The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield hit a seven-year high, reflecting rising growth expectations. Stocks did not cheer the bond market’s rally, perhaps reflecting fears of lower profit margins.
Quarterly insights call will be held on October 24, 2018.
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