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  1. Large green deals, corporate CUSIPs and taxables on tap
    SourceMedia Bond Buyer | 04:18 PM EDT

    Friday?s data suggested inflation remains a problem, as the voices calling for Federal Reserve action increase.

  2. Washington should sit out search for regional Fed chiefs: GOP senators
    SourceMedia Bond Buyer | 10/13/21 12:40 PM EDT

    Some policymakers in the nation?s capital have urged the Federal Reserve banks of Boston and Dallas to consider people of color and women while selecting new presidents. Republicans led by Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania say the process should be left to the local bank boards.

  3. For fixed-income investors, waiting for a return to normal rates may not be an option
    SourceMedia Bond Buyer | 10/13/21 10:15 AM EDT

    Modern economic growth in the U.S. is dependent on credit creation ? which has perpetuated a cycle of suppressed yields and inflated asset prices. While credit creation has been accelerating away from GDP growth for the last 15 years with no signs of stopping, retirement investors are left in the intractable situation of watching the value of their savings erode. What can be done?

  4. Fed trading controversy shows Powell has ?failed as a leader?: Warren
    SourceMedia Bond Buyer | 10/05/21 12:56 PM EDT

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said questionable financial transactions by senior Federal Reserve officials ? two of whom have resigned ? cast doubt on Fed Chair Jerome Powell?s ability to steer the central bank as President Biden mulls whether to reappoint him.

  5. Boston and Dallas Fed chiefs at center of trading scandal to resign
    SourceMedia Bond Buyer | 09/27/21 05:23 PM EDT

    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan cited his desire ?to eliminate any distractions? at the central bank just hours after his Boston Fed counterpart, Eric Rosengren, said he will leave earlier than planned because of a health issue. They had engaged in stock transactions that drew criticism in light of their knowledge about the Fed's pandemic response.

  6. Large primary, higher ratios keep yields steady
    SourceMedia Bond Buyer | 09/21/21 03:50 PM EDT

    Data released Tuesday reflected a murky picture on the strength of the economy, but the market?s eyes were fixed on the Federal Reserve?s policy meeting in Washington, D.C.

  7. Inflows at $1.8 billion, bringing total to $71 billion in 2021
    SourceMedia Bond Buyer | 09/08/21 04:12 PM EDT

    The Federal Reserve said Wednesday in its Beige Book report that U.S. economic growth slipped to a more moderate pace between early July and the end of August.

  8. Supply/demand mismatch should ease in September
    SourceMedia Bond Buyer | 08/27/21 04:20 PM EDT

    Experts agreed that Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell acknowledged the Fed could start tapering this year and that it would have no implications for liftoff, but not everyone was satisfied with what they heard.

  9. Mixed markets ahead of FOMC
    SourceMedia Bond Buyer | 07/27/21 03:38 PM EDT

    The economy continues to recover, with durable goods orders and consumer confidence suggesting strength, but concerns about the Delta variant of COVID-19 and continued supply-chain problems cloud the future outlook.

  10. Steady munis stay in own lane
    SourceMedia Bond Buyer | 07/22/21 04:01 PM EDT

    Low ratios, low yields and massive demand are leading to a market that is mostly on its own. Refinitiv Lipper reported $1.7 billion of inflows.

In general the bond market is volatile, and fixed income securities carry interest rate risk. (As interest rates rise, bond prices usually fall, and vice versa. This effect is usually more pronounced for longer-term securities.) Fixed income securities also carry inflation risk and credit and default risks for both issuers and counterparties. Unlike individual bonds, most bond funds do not have a maturity date, so avoiding losses caused by price volatility by holding them until maturity is not possible.

Lower-quality debt securities generally offer higher yields, but also involve greater risk of default or price changes due to potential changes in the credit quality of the issuer. Any fixed income security sold or redeemed prior to maturity may be subject to loss.

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