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  • Treasurys Slip as Freddie Stays 'Flat' in Mortgages Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | 1:50 PM ET

    U.S. government debt prices fell Wednesday as investors sold Treasurys to make room for $17 billion of new 10-year debt and unwound mortgage-related hedges after Freddie Mac unveiled steps to boost capital.

  • Treasurys Add to Losses After Fed Announcement Tuesday, 5 Aug 2008 | 2:30 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices slipped on Tuesday after the Federal Reserve held its fed funds target rate steady at 2 percent, as many bond investors had expected.

  • Treasurys Edge Down on Inflation Fears, Supply Hike Monday, 4 Aug 2008 | 12:10 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices inched down Monday as a higher-than-expected core inflation reading and the prospect of more supply made investors cautious.

  • Treasurys Flat as Reports Show Weak Economy Friday, 1 Aug 2008 | 1:43 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices were little changed Friday after data on jobs and manufacturing portend tougher times ahead for the economy and reinforced the notion the Federal Reserve will leave interest rates alone.

  • Investors Turn to Bonds on Signs of Economic Weakness Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 12:52 PM ET

    The U.S. Treasury market rallied Thursday after disappointing data on growth and jobs renewed concerns about the economy, leading investors to favor low-risk government bonds over stocks.

  • Bonds Turn Positive as Stocks Pare Gains Wednesday, 30 Jul 2008 | 1:31 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices turned higher Wednesday, erasing earlier losses, as U.S. stocks pared gains, restoring government bonds' safe-haven appeal.

  • Bonds Drop as Stocks Get Confidence Boost Tuesday, 29 Jul 2008 | 4:21 PM ET

    U.S. government debt prices fell Tuesday after a modest uptick in consumer confidence and as falling oil boosted stocks, eroding Treasurys' safe-haven appeal.

  • Treasurys Gain From Worries About Banks Monday, 28 Jul 2008 | 10:15 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices rose Monday as the failure of two small banks over the weekend renewed jitters about the financial sector and spurred safety bids for bonds.

  • Bonds Pare Losses After Freddie-Fannie Warning Friday, 25 Jul 2008 | 2:23 PM ET

    U.S. government debt prices trimmed losses Friday after Standard & Poor's said it may downgrade some of the credit ratings of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, spurring a brief flurry of safe-haven bids.

  • 30-Year Bond Gains Full Point as Stocks Weaken Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 2:34 PM ET

    The 30-year Treasury bond rose more than 1 point in price Thursday, as stock market losses deepened on economic growth worries due to higher oil prices and weaker-than-expected existing-home sales data.

  • Bonds Hold Losses After Auction on 2-Year Notes Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | 1:41 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices held steady at lower levels Wednesday, after average demand for a record $31 billion offering of two-year notes.

  • Treasurys Extend Losses After Weak Auction Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 1:44 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices extended losses Tuesday after a $6 billion auction of reopened 20-year Treasury Inflation Protected Securities garnered soft demand, traders said.

  • Oil Helps Islamic Bonds Dodge Credit Crunch: FT Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 6:00 AM ET

    Despite the credit crisis and deteriorating economic outlook, Islamic corporate bond issuance in the Gulf soared over the past year, the Financial Times reported Tuesday.

  • Treasurys Ease as Earnings Show Banks Holding Ground Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 1:24 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices eased Monday as another big bank posted better-than-expected quarterly results, soothing worries about the financial sector and sapping any safe-haven bids for government debt.

  • Treasurys Move Lower as Earnings Sap Safety Bid Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 1:55 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys prices fell Friday as better-than-expected bank sector earnings prompted investors to turn away from lower-risk debt.

  • U.S. Treasurys prices fell Thursday as news that housing starts jumped in June and jobless claims rose less than expected in the latest week boosted prospects for a Federal Reserve rate hike by year-end.

  • Bonds Move Lower on Inflation Fears, Stock Gains Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 12:47 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys prices fell Wednesday after U.S. inflation accelerated in June to 5.0 percent year-over-year, well above economists' forecasts.

  • Bonds Pare Gains as Stocks Make Move Higher Tuesday, 15 Jul 2008 | 11:19 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices pared some gains Tuesday, losing some of their safe haven allure, as U.S. stocks rebounded, traders said, amid a recovery of financial shares and as the crude oil price slid.

  • Bonds Rally as Fears Persist Over Banking Industry Monday, 14 Jul 2008 | 1:44 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices rallied Monday as concern about the U.S. banking sector pulled stocks back underwater, reviving the safety bid for Treasurys and arguing against tighter monetary policy.

  • Bonds Fall More On Talk of Discount Window Opening Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | 3:25 PM ET

    Benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury notes traded as much as a full point lower in price Friday, extending losses on fears of increased government debt issuance.