*Relatively weak auction of $13 billion of 30- year bonds. Treasuries prices rose on Thursday, with benchmark yields falling to their lowest in five weeks as investors scrambled for low-risk bonds on worries that problems involving Portugal's biggest listed bank may rekindle the region's financial woes.» Read More
*Nine out of 10 worst UK funds in 2013 focused on gold. It comes as no surprise then that nine of the 10 worst-performing funds in the UK in 2013, and six out of the 10 worst in the United States made bets on gold equities. At the top of that list is the Junior Gold fund, which lost almost 66 percent- a level that even its manager, Angelos Damaskos, describes as "eye-watering".
*Fed to buy $1 bln- $1.25 bln TIPS due 2018-2043. NEW YORK, Jan 13- U.S. The lower-than-expected jobs gain is not yet seen as likely to alter the Fed from its course of reducing bond purchases, which were cut in December by $10 billion to $75 billion- a-month and are seen as likely to be further pared over coming months.
LONDON, Jan 13- Britain sought on Monday to reassure bondholders by promising to honour all 1.2 trillion pounds of UK government debt regardless of whether Scots vote for independence in a referendum this year.
That idea has caught on, especially recently: In 2013, everyone from 401 providers to mom and pop embraced index funds, sending almost $2 into them for every $1 they invested in actively managed funds, according to Morningstar.
LONDON, Jan 13- The British government confirmed on Monday that it will take responsibility for all British government debt should Scotland vote for independence in September, a move it hopes will avoid jitters in bond markets ahead of the referendum.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew finished his Europe tour in Portugal on Thursday, which looked set to launch a five-year bond.
Pimco's Total Return Fund saw its assets sink by $41.1 billion in 2013, as U.S. Treasuries bets went south
A key component in Detroit's plan to exit bankruptcy will either be renegotiated over the next week or possibly face litigation, an attorney says.
Investors are fleeing the U.S. municipal bond market as it shrank to $3.6 trillion in the third quarter of 2013, the smallest since the end of 2009.
A new study from McKinsey argues that the Fed's stimulus program has had little effect on the stock market.
Jason Best, Principal at Crowdfund Capital Advisors discusses how crowdfunding - the funding of a company by selling small amounts of equity to many investors - is going to be the next big thing following micro-finance.
JPMorgan Chase announced Thursday that it has gotten out of soon-to-mature U.S. Treasurys ahead of a possible default by the government.
Ex-Goldman VP Fabrice Tourre asked a federal judge to dismiss the SEC case against him or set a new trial.
Building off August investigations, the U.S. Justice Department plans to sue JPMorgan Chase over mortgage bonds it sold before the financial crisis, reports Reuters.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports the Nasdaq's trading freeze was a failure partly due to unprecedented volume sent to SIP.
In the 1990s, U.S. banks used life insurance to bet that their employees would eventually die. Now those wagers are coming back to haunt Wall Street banks.
The SEC barred Phil Falcone from the securities industry for 5 years and will pay over $18 million; reports CNBC's Kate Kelly with the latest details.
Philip Falcone and Harbinger Capital admit to wrongdoing. The SEC barred Falcone from securities industry for 5 years and will pay over $18 million; reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
The former Goldman Sachs bond trader known as "Fabulous Fab" was found liable on six of seven counts of defrauding investors in a mortgage securities fraud case brought by the SEC.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche looks at SAC Capital and Steve Cohen's response to the SEC charges.