U.S. government debt prices were lower on Friday as investors eyed the release of data ahead of the three-day Presidents Day weekend.» Read More
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a look at the future of Federal Reserve policy, from the economic symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. And Larry Meyer, Macroeconomic Advisers; Guy LeBas, Janney Montgomery Scott, and Robert Hormat, former State Department undersecretary, weigh in on the Fed's split over "taper" dates and provide insight on why the bond market is getting crushed.
Shawn Matthews, Cantor Fitzgerald, shares where he thinks the best place to put your money is including U.S Treasuries. "People should be looking to sell into strength in the equity market," he says.
Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, and Mark Okada, Highland Capital, discuss the play in municipal bonds and fixed income, as interest rate uncertainty continues to loom.
Kevin Giddis, Raymond James, and David Berson, Nationwide, provide their outlook on what will likely impact the markets in the coming weeks.
Laurence Gottlieb, chairman and CEO of Fundamental Advisors, shares his thoughts on the municipal bond market after Detroit's bankruptcy and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's warning about rising debt.
Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO & co-CIO, shares his perspective on how Friday's jobs report will likely impact the Fed's decision on tapering.
Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates at HSBC Global Research prefers Korean bonds and would stay away from India and Indonesian bonds. Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN joins in the discussion.
Laurent Fransolet, head of European interest rates strategy at Barclays, says demand for Spanish bonds is good and there has been little volatility in the level of rates after government bond auctions.
Joshua Friedman, Canyon Partners co-founder & co-CEO, discusses the risks of investing in fixed income products, and reveals where he is finding opportunities in the credit markets.
China's holdings of U.S. Treasurys climbed to a record high in May despite a broad selloff in the country's government debt.
BlackRock's Rick Reider weighs in on whether bond yields will drop after Ben Bernanke's testimony tomorrow. And CNBC's Josh Lipton has the latest on the Dell buyout vote.
Eric Wasserstrom of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Kenneth Leon of Standard & Poor's Capital IQ have the play as Goldman reported strong earnings in investment banking, fixed-income, currency and the commodities desk.
Ben Bernanke is going to "try not to rock the boat," says Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO & co-CIO, providing perspective on Fed policy and what the chairman is likely to say at tomorrow's hearing on Capitol Hill and its impact on the markets.
Jim O'Shaughnessy, O'Shaughnessy Asset Management, and Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomics, discuss how Fed policy has left fixed income in a lurch but sent stocks soaring.
Peter Fisher, BlackRock Investment Institute, takes a look at how diverging economies, policies and currencies are impacting global markets.
The historically low interest rate environment is taking a toll on pension funds. Janet Cowell, North Caroline State Treasurer, provides perspective. "Bonds are one of the highest risk areas you can have your money these days," she says.
Robert Tipp, Prudential Fixed Income; Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, and Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, discuss whether the rise in yields is over and if money will migrate from bonds into equities.
Sarat Sethi, Douglas C. Lane & Associates, explains why companies that "sandbag" earnings are going to get hurt because the markets are looking for growth.
The FMHR crew debate whether interest rates could hit three percent or higher by the end of the year. And TD Ameritrade's Nicole Sherrod reveal the results of a recent survey that show investors are moving into equities and away from fixed income. Also excitement is building around Google's 50-day moving average, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds, believes that investors have got their asset allocations wrong and says, they need to realize that U.S. monetary policy is in the "wrong place".