· Equities moved sharply lower this morning, but managed to recover some ground in the afternoon. Today’s weakness was partially attributed to mounting concerns about a rising interest-rate climate. Of note, the yield on the 10-year Treasury is currently near the 3.20% mark. At the end of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 201 points; the broader S& P 500 Index was off.
profits (e.g., Rotemberg and Saloner, 1987). In the context of mortgage lending, this suggests that when the Federal Reserve lowers interest rates, mortgage rates will fall less in concentrated mortgage markets than in competitive mortgage markets. This could dampen the effects of monetary policy in such markets.
Ten-year Treasury yields may have peaked for this cycle at 3.25%. Tighter central bank monetary policy, a strong dollar and weaker global growth may dampen growth and inflation prospects in 2019, limiting the rise in bond yields. The Fed may pause or end federal funds rate hikes by mid-2019, near 3%
The latest Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor data shows that global early-stage M&A deal activity in Q1 2016 decreased by 0.8% versus the same period in 2015, which will translate to a weaker Q3 for.
M&T Bank’s Management (MTB) on Q2 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript. M&A activity shifts as well as our mortgage servicing customers look at third balances and try to manage their.
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