Daily Market Update 3/30/16

Rates inched lower Wednesday reflecting yesterday’s late rally in mortgage-backed securities following comments by Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen.  Yellen said the proper approach for the Fed is to tighten monetary policy very gradually.  She pointed to the moderate pace of U.S. economic growth and the downside risks from economic turmoil in other countries.  In today’s news, payrolls firm ADP estimated private sector job growth of 200,000 in March, matching forecast.  Results from today’s 7-year Treasury auction will be released at 1:00 PM.

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