Bloomberg News reports that US Treasury yields were found to surge following a hotter than anticipated inflation report which triggered bets that it is quite likely that the Federal Reserve might hike rates by a full percentage point this month. What’s More About it? The surge was due to shorter-dated securities that are sensitive to changes in policy, with the yields on the two-year notes escalating by as much as 16 basis points recording at 3.21% before the paring jump. This caused the yield to move above the 10-year notes to the maximum since 2006, indicating an enhanced risk that the higher rates will halt the growth of the economy. The 9.1% rise yearly in the consumer price index was the greatest since 1981 and recently in a series of faster-than-anticipated increase that has compelled the Fed to act aggressively to keep inflation from entrenching. Following the report, the traders are apprehensive that the Fed is slated to escalate the benchmark rate by the third quarter of a percentage point at the meetings scheduled to be held in July and September., with a one-third chance for an increase by full-point at a gathering this month. On Wednesday, the markets were surprised when the Bank of Canada raised rates by the same amount. Bloomberg News reports that the Treasuries pared losses incurred by them in the mid-morning trade session as the price of stocks plunged soon after the opening bell was sounded. It was also found that the two-year yields were up by 5 basis points which were higher at 3.02%. It was found that airfare, hotel accommodation costs, and car rentals dropped from May to June, thereby treading historic surges in recent months. But the other sectors of the economy especially housing surged and were one reason for keeping the price pressures elevated considerably. The swaps market indicates that the benchmark borrowing cost of the Fed might reach a peak of around 3.75% during the first quarter in comparison to the prevailing level of 1.75%. The traders are therefore anticipating Fed to start cutting rates. Investors will be monitoring closely shortly for any signal by the Fed officials, which will imply whether the Fed will be hiking their rates at the meeting scheduled to be held on July 27th. Priya Misra, who is working as the head of rates strategy with TD Securities revealed that she is expecting the Fed to go with a three-quarter point surge, given prior guidance of Chair Jerome Powell. She also stated that the Fed is currently very nimble and that the only aspect that the Fed is now focusing on is inflation. However, they still think they will go 75, as stated by her while talking over Bloomberg Television. Further Reading \t Rogers and Shaw Put the Merger Deal on Hold till Antitrust Issue Is Sorted Out \t The Complex Hurdles of an EB-5 Visa and Why You Shouldn't Cheap Out on a Lawyer \t Outsourcing the Medical Billing Services Helps in Better Sustenance and Growth of the Medical Business.