Today’s Topics:




  • Q1 GDP was revised higher, thanks in large part to electricity bill expenditures.


  • Durable Goods contract after upward revisions to March Data.


  • Economic data indicates that push and pull between quarterly economic data continues.

Fed Funds Rate:                              1.25% – 1.50% (year-end)


2-year UST Note Yield:                   2.00% (year-end)


10-year UST Note Yield:                 2.70% (year-end)


CPI (2017 average):            2.0%


Core CPI (2017 Average):              2.2%


PCE (2017 Average):                      1.8%


Core PCE (2017 Average):            2.0%


GDP (2017 Average):                      2.6%

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