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Today's Coupons
 
  10-Year Notes   99-14 (+10)  
 
  FN 3.5% Coupon   99-28 (+05)  
 
  Support   2.950%  
 
  Resistance   2.797%  
 
 
 
 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
 
 
Treasuries are higher than yesterday at the opening of today’s session. The yield on the UST 10-Year is currently at 2.816% after closing at 2.853% during the prior session.

In today, month-over-month S&P CoreLogic Case Schiller 20-City Index reflected a 0.75% change for January, amid estimates of 0.60% change and rising from prior 0.67% revised. Meanwhile, year-over-year S&P CoreLogic Case Schiller 20-City Index for January reflected a 6.40% rise, exceeding estimates of 6.15% and up from prior 6.31% revised. Further, the S&P CoreLogic Case Schiller 20-City Home Price Index for January came in at 205.10 versus prior revised mark of 204.48.

Also in today, the Richmond Federal Reserve Manufacturing Survey for March came in at 15, below survey of 22 and down from prior mark of 28; while the Conference Board Consumer Confidence Survey for March registered a score of 127.70, below estimates of 131.00 and down from previous revised mark of 130.00.

Finally, this week’s scheduled U.S. Treasury auctions continue today with the issuance of $35 Billion in 5-year notes; while Atlanta’s Fed President Bostic is scheduled to appear at an economic policy forum in Atlanta today. 

The curve has bull-flattened with the UST 10-Year yield down 3.7 bps from prior closing.
 
 
   
 
   
 
This Week's Events
 
 
  DATE EVENT TIME(PT) PERIOD SURVEY ACTUAL PRIOR REVISED  
  03/26 Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index 05:30 Feb 0.15 0.88 0.12 0.02  
                   
  03/26 Dallas Fed Manf. Activity 07:30 Mar 33.50 21.40 37.20 -  
                   
  03/27 S&P CoreLogic CS 20-City MoM SA 06:00 Jan 0.60% 0.75% 0.64% 0.67%  
                   
  03/27 S&P CoreLogic CS 20-City YoY NSA 06:00 Jan 6.15% 6.40% 6.30% 6.31%  
                   
  03/27 Richmond Fed Manufact. Index 07:00 Mar 22.00 15.00 28.00 -  
                   
  03/28 MBA Mortgage Applications 04:00 23 Mar - - -1.10% -  
                   
  03/28 Wholesale Inventories MoM 05:30 Feb P 0.50% - 0.80% -  
                   
  03/28 GDP Annualized QoQ 05:30 4Q T 2.70% - 2.50% -  
                   
  03/28 Personal Consumption 05:30 4Q T  3.80% - 3.80% -  
                   
  03/28 GDP Price Index 05:30 4Q T  2.30% - 2.30% -  
                   
  03/28 Core PCE QoQ 05:30 4Q T   1.90% - 1.90% -  
                   
  03/28 Pending Home Sales MoM 07:00 Feb 2.00% - -4.70% -  
                   
  03/28 Pending Home Sales NSA YoY 07:00 Feb - - -1.70% -  
                   
  03/29 PCE Core YoY 05:30 Feb 1.60% - 1.50% -  
                   
  03/29 Personal Income 05:30 Feb 0.40% - 0.40% -  
                   
  03/29 Personal Spending 05:30 Feb 0.20% - 0.20% -  
                   
  03/29 PCE Deflator MoM 05:30 Feb 0.20% - 0.40% -  
                   
  03/29 PCE Deflator YoY 05:30 Feb 1.70% - 1.70% -  
                   
  03/29 PCE Core MoM 05:30 Feb 0.20% - 0.30% -  
                   
  03/29 Initial Jobless Claims 05:30 24 Mar  230k - 229k -  
                   
  03/29 Continuing Claims 05:30 17 Mar  1865k - 1828k -  
                   
  03/29 Bloomberg Consumer Comfort 06:45 25 Mar - - 56.80 -  
                   
  03/29 U. of Mich. Sentiment 07:00 Mar F 102.00 - 102.00 -  
                   
  03/30 No Data - - - - - -  
                   
 
 
 
 
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