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June 27, 2005

Funds Rate Probabilities: Last Post Before The FOMC Meeting

As markets prepare for this week's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, it's pretty much the same old story coming from the market for options on federal funds futures:   Not much doubt being expressed about a 25 basis increase this week, but there is apparently still a lot of volatility around expectations of where we will be come October.  The pictures:



The data:
Download july_pdfs_062705.xls
Download october_pdfs_062705.xls

And, if you'd like, a handy Power Point presentation (courtesy of Erkin Sahinoz):
Download Imp_pdf_slides_for_blog_062405.ppt

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