Sector Update

July 6, 2021

This week’s Sector Update is abbreviated for the holiday-shortened week and will resume in full next Monday. In addition to our weekly Yield and Spread Snapshot, we have made a quarterly version available here.

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Today – Yields continue to fall, curve continues to flatten, and equities show weakness

Yields end week lower – led by longer maturities in a bull-flat move

2- and 5-Year off recent highs of the year

Yield Curve Shape – 2s-5s at lower end of recent range, 2s-10s continues flattening

What We’re Reading

Market Today | Daily

Weekly Recap | Weekly, Friday

Brokered Deposit Rate Indications | Weekly, Monday

Investment Alternatives Matrix | Weekly, Tuesday

MBS Prepay Commentary (June) | Monthly, 5th business day

SBA Prepay Commentary (June) | Monthly, 10th business day

WSJ: U.S.-Stock Funds Are Up 16% for the Year as Cash Flows In

“Investors put a net $10.0 billion into U.S.-stock mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, and $56.7 billion into international-stock funds, based on Investment Company Institute estimates. As often happens, they invested much more—a net $161.8 billion—in bond funds, partly to protect themselves for the day when the bull market falters.”

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