Fixed Income


  • U.S. Treasury debt prices extended earlier gains Thursday after a $20 billion five-year note auction attracted investors who showed more appetite for this maturity than a month ago.

  • Bond Losses Ease Following Fed Decision Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 3:17 PM ET

    The price of two-year U.S. Treasury notes turned flat Wednesday, erasing initial losses after the Federal Reserve, as expected, left interest rates unchanged but warned of elevated risks of inflation.

  • Bonds Move Off Highs as Stocks Stage Comeback Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 12:29 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices rose Tuesday after data showing slumping home prices and consumer confidence made it unlikely the Federal Reserve would dismiss growth concerns at its two-day policy meeting.

  • Bonds Slip Downward With Traders Waiting For Fed Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 3:41 PM ET

    U.S. government debt prices were mostly weaker in light trading Monday as investors stayed on the sidelines before the Federal Reserve's policy meeting and Treasury Department note sales later this week.

  • Bonds Gain as Oil Surges, Stocks Slide Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 1:19 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices rallied Friday as higher oil prices, weaker stocks and worries about the health of the financial sector drove a bid for safe-haven government debt.

  • Bonds Gain as Stocks Sink and Fears Fade Over Rate Hike Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 1:06 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys rose Wednesday as widening stock market losses enhanced the bid for safe-haven government debt and made a Federal Reserve rate hike this summer look less likely.

  • Bond Prices Hold Gains as Inflation Worries Ease Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 10:26 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices rallied Tuesday as press reports discussing the outlook for Federal Reserve policy encouraged markets to tone down their expectations for near-term interest-rate hikes.

  • Bonds Move Negative as Stocks Push Higher Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 2:47 PM ET

    Most U.S. Treasurys prices slipped into the minus column Monday as stocks cut their losses and the S&P 500 index turned higher, led by a sharp rebound in Lehman Brothers shares.

  • Bonds Higher as Fears of Rate Hike Subside Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 1:51 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury prices rose Friday after a contained reading of core consumer prices alleviated some bond market fears that global inflation pressures could soon force the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates.

  • Treasury debt prices slightly extended losses Thursday, with the benchmark yield reaching its highest since late December, after below-average demand in an auction of reopened 10-year Treasury notes.

  • Bonds Gain as Investors Scurry For Safety Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 12:59 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys rallied Wednesday as stock losses, higher crude oil prices and rumored investment banking losses spurred a bid for safe-haven government debt after a two-day retreat.

  • Bonds Slip as Expectations Grow for Rate Hike Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 4:41 PM ET

    U.S. government bond prices fell Tuesday, pushing two-year yields to their highest since January, as inflation fears increased expectations the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates this year to control price growth.

  • Treasury debt prices fell Monday as lower oil prices helped boost stocks and undermined any safe-haven bidding for government debt.

  • Bonds Rally as Fears of Rate Hike Eased Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 4:42 PM ET

    Treasurys rallied Friday after the U.S. jobless rate jumped to its highest in more than 3-1/2 years, soothing fears of an imminent interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

  • Bonds Drop as Traders Brace For Rate Hike Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 1:49 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices fell after a surprise drop in weekly jobless claims soothed recession fears and increased expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this year.

  • Bonds Move Higher Following Active Auction Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 1:54 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices turned firmly higher Tuesday afternoon after relatively decent demand in an auction of 1-year bills, and with some safe-haven buying as stocks extended losses.

  • Bonds Hit Session Highs Following S&P Bank Warning Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 1:08 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices rallied to session highs Monday after Standard & Poor's warned that outlooks on large US banks are now predominantly negative, spurring a fresh round of safety bids for bonds.

  • Bond Prices Rally as Inflation Fears Subside Friday, 30 May 2008 | 10:45 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices rose Friday after a key inflation reading that was in line with expectations provided investors some relief that price pressures may not be careening out of control.

  • Bonds Fall Again Amid Rising Inflation Fears Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 12:12 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices fell Thursday for a third straight session as worries over inflation and a spate of new debt supply continued to weigh on bonds.

  • Bonds Fall as Durables Orders Ease Recession Fears Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 10:19 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices fell Wednesday after a key barometer of business investment posted a surprisingly sharp gain last month, dimming fears the U.S. is in a dire recession.

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