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  • U.S. Treasury debt prices eased on Monday, as investors pared bets for a more aggressive interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve absent any further deterioration in the economy.

  • U.S. Treasurys eased Friday after soft economic data supported expectations of a modest interest rate cut by the Fed next week but disappointed investors betting on an aggressive reduction.

  • U.S. Treasury debt prices fell for a third day Thursday as signs of stability in the distressed credit markets caused investors to switch out of safe-haven government bonds.

  • U.S. government bond prices fell for a second day Wednesday as traders locked in profits from a rally fueled by speculation that the Federal Reserve could opt for a half-point interest-rate cut next week.

  • U.S. government debt prices fell in quiet trade Tuesday, weighed down by profit-taking and surging stocks, but expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate cut next week curbed losses.

  • El-Erian will rejoin Pimco, one of the world's biggest fixed-income managers, as co-chief executive officer and co-chief investment officer, Harvard and Pimco said.

  • Forty-nine high-yield loan and bond deals worth 70 billion euros ($96.6 billion) have been affected by the credit market turmoil since mid-June, rating agency Standard & Poor's said on Tuesday.

  • U.S. Treasuries surged Monday, driving short-dated yields to two-year lows, as traders bet the Federal Reserve would aggressively cut interest rates next week and stocks eased on housing-related worries.

  • U.S. government debt prices soared Friday, sending short-dated yields to two-year lows, after surprisingly weak jobs data stoked recession fears and raised expectations for a Federal Reserve interest rate cut.

  • Treasury debt prices dipped Thursday, as reports of a stronger-than-expected U.S. service sector and job market reduced expectations for a deep cut in official interest rates.

  • Drugmaker AstraZeneca said on Thursday it had seen strong demand for $6.9 billion of bonds it issued to repay a significant part of the U.S. commercial paper taken on for the acquisition of biotechnology company Medimmune.

  • U.S. government debt prices rallied Wednesday, sending benchmark yields to five-month lows, after weak housing and employment reports solidified bets that the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month.

  • U.S. Treasury debt prices fell Friday as stocks rallied on a White House plan to rescue homeowners caught in the subprime mortgage debacle, taking the recent safe-haven bid out of government bonds.

  • General Electric felt the squeeze of the recent credit crunch Thursday as it was forced to boost how much interest it will pay on an upcoming corporate debt offering.

  • U.S. Treasuries rose Thursday as the market digested a government debt auction with ease and investors found more reasons to seek safe-haven investments in bonds.

  • You think you're a long-term investor? Vanguard funds founder Jack Bogle was on our air this morning, and I talked with him on the phone shortly after. He told me has been dollar cost averaging since 1951, when he first invested in a defined contribution benefit plan.

  • European stocks closed mainly in positive territory, helped by a morning rally in the U.S.

  • U.S. government bonds rallied on Tuesday, as stocks tumbled on fresh concerns over the health of credit markets and the troubled housing sector deteriorated further.

  • U.S. Treasury debt prices rose Monday, supported by more evidence of a weak U.S. housing market and lingering concerns about liquidity in credit markets.

  • European stocks closed mixed in the afternoon session Monday, after European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet kept the options open for euro-zone rate moves ahead of an ECB monetary policy meeting next week.