Week in Review 02/19/2021

Major commodity class prices continue to increase.

Global equity indices mixed, with S & P 500 staying relatively flat for a second week.

US Initial Jobless claims also up for second week in a row, with 861,000 new claims.

US Real Estate delinquencies rose in the summer of 2020.

Fed balance sheet spikes on increased MBS purchases. Fed Foreign asset levels continue to decrease.

10 year Treasury yields continue their uptrend.

Spreads between fixed income credit classes continue to tighten.

Premiums over Treasury yields continue to decrease.

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