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The Fixed Income Group at RJO

FIG is a division of RJ O'Brien that focuses on hedging interest rate risk for mortgage pipeline and servicing portfolios, broker/dealer bond inventories, pension fund bond portfolios, multiple ABS classes, and similar financial portfolios.

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12/17/18 “It looks like we’re headed to a shutdown. But who knows? We’ve got time,” Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby, an Alabama Republican, told reporters at the end of last week. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-17/here-s-how-trump-s-shutdown-fight-with-democrats-could-play-out?srnd=premium "The ...
12/14/18 U.S. stock funds bled $27.6 billion in the days through Dec. 12, which includes last Friday’s plunge in the S&P 500 Index that capped the worst week for the gauge since March, ...
12/13/18 The data breach lasted four years, and the intruders stole information about 500 million customers. On Tuesday, The New York Times reported that investigators had traced the hack back to the Chinese ...
12/04/18 The U.S. Congress, facing a Friday deadline for approving about $450 billion in funding for several government agencies or forcing them into a partial shutdown, is steering toward a two-week ...
12/03/18 Canada’s largest oil producing province ordered an unprecedented output cut, an effort to ease a crisis in the nation’s energy industry and adding to global actions to combat a recent price crash. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-03/alberta-orders-unprecedented-production-cut-to-ease-crude-crisis The ...
11/30/18 "Chinese growth is still slowing and suggests that more vigorous policy stimulus is likely required to help stabilize it," said Shane Oliver, head of investment strategy at AMP Capital Investors ...
11/29/18 US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Wednesday that he was examining all available tools to raise U.S. tariffs on Chinese vehicles to the 40 percent duties that China is now charging ...
11/27/18 “Capex is the No. 1 story,” said David Woo, head of global rates and foreign exchange strategy at Bank of America Corp. “There are hundreds of data points coming out ...
11/26/18 Ukraine’s parliament will vote on whether to impose martial law after Russia fired on its warships Sunday. Several sailors were wounded in the clash, which sparked the dramatic renewal of ...
11/23/18 The U.S. government is trying to persuade wireless and internet providers in allied countries to avoid telecommunications equipment from China's Huawei Technologies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/22/us-government-reportedly-asked-allies-to-avoid-using-huawei-equipment.html U.S. officials have ...