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  • FILE PHOTO - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 26, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

    Are the GOP Tax Cuts Spooking the Stock Market?

    By Michael Rainey

    After a prolonged and unprecedented period of stock market calm, investors are looking for someone or something to blame for the recent sharp drop in equities and Tuesday’s volatile swings. The...

  • The Return of the Bond Vigilante Argument

    By Michael Rainey

    As the fear of inflation rattles Wall Street, Politico asks if we’re seeing the return of the “bond vigilantes” — investors who drive up interest rates by selling bonds when they think inflation is...

  • Numbers of the Day: 665.75 and 2.852

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell almost 666 points, or about 2.5 percent, on Friday after the monthly payrolls reports showed employers added 200,000 jobs in January — and annual wage growth was...

  • A monitor shows the general index inside the Athens Stock Exchange February 9, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

    New US Debt Could Push Interest Rates Higher

    As budget deficits rise this year and for the next several years thanks in part to the recently passed GOP tax cuts, the U.S. Treasury will have to ramp up its borrowing. A group of private banks...

  • Treasury Will Hit Debt Ceiling Sooner Than Expected

    By Michael Rainey

    Government funding isn’t the only important deadline that’s approaching rapidly. According to a report released by the Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday, the U.S. Treasury could run out of...

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