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  • 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.

  • Bonds Gain From Pre-Holiday Flight to Safety Friday, 23 May 2008 | 1:27 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices recouped some of the previous session's steep losses Friday as falling stocks reignited safe-haven buying of government debt ahead of a long holiday weekend.

  • Bonds Take Beating as Inflation Fears Intensify Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 12:41 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices fell Thursday as escalating inflation concerns driven by surging energy prices took a toll on sentiment, with data showing some signs of job market resilience adding to the selloff.

  • Bonds Pare Losses Following Fed Minutes Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 2:19 PM ET

    Treasurys slipped Wednesday as profit-taking on the previous day's gains made early weakness -- driven by a rise in German business sentiment -- more pronounced before the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's most recent monetary policy meeting.

  • Bonds Gain As Oil Surge Pushes Investors to Safe Haven Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 12:51 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices rose Tuesday as record high oil prices heightened prospects for a slower economy and falling equities pushed funds into safe-haven government bonds.

  • Bonds Slip as Economy Averting Recession Monday, 19 May 2008 | 10:53 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices erased early gains Monday and fell into the minus column as investors moved into stocks after an economic forecasting gauge suggested that even though the U.S. economy was weak, it has so far averted recession.

  • Bonds Gain Following Weak Consumer Sentiment Reading Friday, 16 May 2008 | 2:36 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices rose Friday after a surprisingly weak sentiment reading reawakened fears that consumer spending could slide.

  • Bonds Gain on Signs That Economy Still Weak Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 2:59 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices climbed Thursday after signs of softness in manufacturing and the labor market hinted the economy continued to weaken.

  • Bonds Shed CPI-Spurred Gains as Stocks Curb Safety Bid Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 9:01 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices shed earlier gains Wednesday as sharply rising stocks curbed the safe harbor bid for government securities.

  • Long Bonds Stumble on Economic Indicators Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 9:53 AM ET

    The 30-year Treasury bond's price fell more than a full point Tuesday in the aftermath of a stronger-than-expected U.S. retail sales report and data showing persistent import price inflation.

  • Treasury debt prices rose after a Federal Reserve official's comments sparked renewed concern about the US economy and as investors plowed more cash back into the market from the quarterly refunding.