Baker Market Update2022-12-02 By Dale Sheller As we say at the Baker Group, Happy Jobs Friday everyone! What a world we live in today when the breaking news headline on CNBC… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-11-25 By Jeffrey Caughron In a holiday-shortened week, we gobbled up some small helpings of economic data but the main show was Wednesday’s release of the minutes for the… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-11-18 By Ryan Hayhurst The yield curve further inverted this week with the 2yr yield rising 14bp while the 10yr yield fell 2bp. The 10yr2yr spread has now fallen… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-11-10 By Jeffrey Caughron Friendly inflation data and apparent political gridlock have put financial markets in a good mood as this week draws to a close. As the dust… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-11-04 By Jeffrey Caughron The first week of November was not boring for financial markets as we got an important read on both the labor market and the current… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-10-28 By Matt Harris It was another week of volatility as US Treasury yields fell across the curve. Peaking to 4.24% on Monday, the 10 UST Note yield is… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-10-21 By Jeffrey Caughron That great monetary economist William Shakespeare wrote that “Those who rush, stumble and fall”. This observation may be starting to take hold with respect to… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-10-14 By Jeffrey Caughron US Inflation continued to misbehave in September, prompting another week of policymakers calling for rates to go higher and stay there until price pressures fade.… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-10-07 By Matt Harris It was another week of market volatility as participants continue to balance the prospects of a looming recession and the Fed’s fastest series of rate… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-09-30 By Jeffrey Caughron Chaos and confusion in UK economic policy sent shockwaves rippling through markets this week, right on the heels of the Fed’s third consecutive 75bps rate… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-09-23 By Ryan Hayhurst Bond yields surged 21-29bp in the 2-10yr part of the curve this week as the Fed hiked rates 75bp for the 3rd consecutive meeting, the… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-09-16 By Jeffrey Caughron The cost of borrowing continues to rise in order to fight the rising cost of everything else. The great post-pandemic inflation is very much alive,… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-09-09 By Jeffrey Caughron The Federal Reserve has numerous tools at its disposal that can be used to conduct monetary policy. Rate moves, reserve requirements, open market operations, asset… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-09-02 By Jeffrey Caughron Bond yields drifted higher this week as markets continued to digest the blunt words of Fed Chairman Powell last Friday regarding the central bank’s “overarching… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-08-26 By Jeffrey Caughron It’s the last week in August and that means two things: football season is about to kick off, and the Federal Reserve is hosting its… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-08-19 By Ryan Hayhurst Bond yields rose 10-16bp in the 3-10yr part of the curve this week despite weak housing data as multiple Fed officials gave mixed signals on… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-08-12 By Dale Sheller “Today we received news that our economy had 0 percent inflation in the month of July.” stated President Biden last Wednesday morning after Consumer Price… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-08-05 By Jeffrey Caughron In the last forty-five days, the yield on the 10yr T-Note has traded in a 100bps range, from a low of 2.51% to a high… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-07-29 By Jeffrey Caughron Financial markets are very good at discounting future events. The anticipatory pricing-in of expected future Fed policy changes, for example, is already baked in the… Read More → Baker Market Update2022-07-22 By Ryan Hayhurst Bond prices continued to rally this week and the yield curve flattened further as a slew of negative housing data kept the market squarely focused… Read More → 1601 NW Expressway, 21st Floor Oklahoma City, OK 73118 Phone: 405.415.7200 Toll-Free: 800.937.2257 Fax: 405.415.7392 MyBakerPortal Careers Questions? Contact us today Fill out my online form. Fill out my Wufoo form! Subscribe to our newsletter Check the background of this firm and your investment professional on FINRA’s Brokercheck.