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  • Bonds Slip on Weak Auction, Stock Recovery Wednesday, 26 Dec 2007 | 4:45 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys fell Wednesday in choppy, post-Christmas trading with benchmark yields at their highest levels since mid-November, prompted by a recovery in stocks and a poor two-year note auction.

  • Bonds Slip as Investors Choose Stocks Monday, 24 Dec 2007 | 10:48 AM ET

    Treasurys slid in a shortened, pre-holiday session, as easier credit conditions and news that Merrill Lynch had raised billions of dollars in a private placement pushed stocks up, drawing investors away from safe-haven U.S. government debt.

  • Bonds Rise as Insurer Ratings Threatened Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 11:55 AM ET

    U.S. Treasuries rose on Wednesday after Standard & Poor's offered a grim assessment of bond insurers, reviving the credit concerns that have kept government bonds well bid for several months.

  • Prices Mixed as Central Bank Moves Dampen Safety Bid Tuesday, 18 Dec 2007 | 3:18 PM ET

    The difference between short- and long-term U.S. Treasury yields narrowed Tuesday as central bank efforts to alleviate liquidity shortages removed some of the impetus to buy safe-haven short-term debt.

  • U.S. Treasury debt prices rose Monday as weak economic data and slumping stock markets boosted demand for safe-haven government bonds.

  • Outlook '08: Fixed Income May Make Investors Defensive Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | 11:40 AM ET

    Investors in US fixed income markets face a laundry list of uncertainties in 2008, which are likely to keep them on the defensive, analysts say. The best course of action may be to diversify.

  • Bonds Rally on Falling Stocks After Fed Trims Rates Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 2:51 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys surged Tuesday, fueled largely by a sell off in stocks after the Federal Reserve cut benchmark lending rates by a quarter percentage point, disappointing equity investors who had hoped for a larger move.

  • Bonds Move Lower on Pending Homes Sales, MBIA Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | 3:00 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices eased Monday after a surprise increase in pending home sales and news that a troubled bond insurer raised new capital removed some of the recent flight-to-safety bid.

  • U.S. Treasuries Extend Losses after Jobs Report Friday, 7 Dec 2007 | 9:22 AM ET

    U.S. government debt prices fell Friday after government data showed resilience in the U.S. jobs market, scaling back expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve next week.

  • Bond Prices Slip as Subprime Plan Lifts Stocks Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | 5:17 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices tumbled on Thursday as stocks rose on optimism surrounding a mortgage rescue plan and investors worried jobs data might deter more aggressive interest rate-cutting by the Federal Reserve.

  • Bonds Up as Insurers Hit by Ratings Warning Wednesday, 5 Dec 2007 | 3:01 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt erased losses Wednesday, after rating agency Moody's said risks were rising that bond insurer MBIA and others in the industry would run into financial trouble.

  • Bonds Retreat After Overheated Rally Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | 1:19 PM ET

    Treasurys retreated as investors decided the market had gone too far too fast even given the growing prospect of further interest rate cuts from the Federal Reserve.

  • A TXU sign is shown in downtown Dallas, Monday Feb. 26, 2007.  TXU Corp., Texas' largest electricity producer, said it has agreed to be sold to a group of private-equity firms for about $32 billion in what would be the largest private buyout in U.S. corporate history if shareholders and regulators go along. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    CNBC Squawk-Box co-anchor Becky Quick scored a scoop early this morning with her 'First on CNBC' report that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is paying $2.1 billion dollars to Goldman Sachs for some high-yielding TXU bonds.  But don't think the purchase means Buffett likes junk bonds in general.

  • Bonds Rise on Credit Worries, ISM Curbs Gain Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | 11:56 AM ET

    U.S. Treasurys advanced Monday as safe-haven buying intensified on worries about subprime mortgage losses and write-downs, but gains were capped after data showed the factory sector was still expanding.

  • Bonds Fall on Bernanke-Fueled Stocks Rally Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 10:40 AM ET

    U.S. Treasurys tumbled Friday as investors poured money into stocks after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke bolstered rate cut hopes.

  • Treasurys Prices Bounce Back after Jobs Data Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | 10:34 AM ET

    U.S. Treasurys bounced back Thursday from two days of losses as heightened strains in the banking sector and signs of a deteriorating labor market sent investors scurrying into safe-haven government bonds.

  • Bonds Slip as Investors Flock to Stocks Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 4:59 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys fell Wednesday as a big stock market rally drew money out of its recent safe-haven in government bonds.

  • Bonds Plunge as Investors Turn to Risk Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 3:05 PM ET

    Treasuries plunged, giving back gains after the biggest rally in three years, after Citigroup landed a cash injection that soothed some fears over the health of the financial sector.

  • Bonds Surge in Wake of Senator's Countrywide Warning Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | 3:56 PM ET

    U.S. Treasuries surged Monday, with benchmark yields reaching their lowest in more than two years as more credit market strains made investors abandon equities for the relative safety of bonds.

  • Bond Prices Slide as Equities Rebound Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | 1:54 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury prices slipped Friday as a rebounding stock market diminished investors' appetite for safe-haven U.S. government debt.

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