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MBS RECAP: Bonds Suddenly Wondering if They've Been Too Gloomy on The Economy

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Econ Data Causing Bonds to Reconsider Commitment to Super Low Yields Bonds haven't been interested in econ data because none of it has had the ability to tell much of a story. Today's ADP Employment report is arguably an exception as it was staggeringly stronger than expected. Other data surprised to the upside, stocks set more multi-month highs, and bonds suddenly find themselves on the run. Econ Data / Events 11:30-11:50 AM (ET) – Fed 30yr UMBS Buying ADP Employment: -2.760m vs -9.000m f'cast, -19.557m prev ISM Non-Manufacturing 45.4 vs 44.0 f'cast, 41.8 previously Factory Orders -13.0 vs -14.0 f'cast Market Movement Recap 08:35 AM Bonds were modestly weaker overnight and are now under additional pressure after the much stronger-than-expected ADP Employment Report. 10yr…(read more)

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