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Treasuries ended a three-day advance amid speculation a U.S. budget agreement will support the economy and make it easier for the Federal Reserve to start reducing bond purchases.
The economic and political hurdles for the U.S. Federal Reserve to taper its bond purchases are steadily being removed, making it almost a dead certainty – but don't expect it to necessarily spur a U.S. dollar rally, at least not yet.
Paul Volcker said he wasn’t involved with writing the final version of the rule that bears his name.