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  • Lehman CFO: Rumors Forced Bank to Raise $4 Billion Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 3:45 PM ET
    Lehman Brothers

    Lehman's CFO told CNBC that the investment bank was essentially forced to raise $4 billion because of growing rumors of liquidity problems similiar to Bear Stearns.

  • Financial Sector Gets Lift From Lehman and UBS Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 2:19 PM ET
    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

    Lehman Bros saw strong demand for its share offering,  while a big writedown by UBS signaled the worst might be over.

  • Lehman Raises $4 Billion in Attempt to Silence Critics Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 11:39 AM ET
    Lehman Brothers

    Lehman Brothers Holdings sold $4 billion of convertible preferred securities on Tuesday, in an effort to stave off questions about the fourth-largest investment bank's stability.

  • Treasurys Plunge as Banks Lead Huge Stocks Rally Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices plunged Tuesday as plans by financial companies to raise capital were taken as a possible sign the worst of the credit crisis might be over, sapping any safe-haven bid for bonds.

  • Lehman to Boost Funding with $3 Billion Offering Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 5:50 PM ET
    Lehman Brothers

    Lehman Brothers became the latest bank to take steps to shore up its funding after markets closed Monday, announcing that it will issue $3 billion of convertible preferred shares.

  • JP Morgan Ousts Citigroup as Top Underwriter Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 4:40 PM ET

    Citigroup was dethroned as the world's largest underwriter of stocks and bonds for the first time in more than six years, as the global credit crunch hit Wall Street hard.

  • Investors, worried about the faltering economy and turbulent stock market, have flocked to US Treasury bonds. But the stampede has pushed Treasury yields so low that their investment value is practically non-existent.

  • Bond Prices Gain as Bank Troubles Persist Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 9:41 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices rose, bolstered by safe-haven buying from investors' persistent worries about the global banking system.

  • Long-Dated Bond Prices Benefit From Low Inflation Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 9:27 AM ET

    Longer-dated Treasury debt prices rose Friday, aided by favorable data on February inflation.

  • Treasury debt prices traded steady at lower levels following relatively decent demand in an auction of $18 billion of 5-year notes.

  • Bond Prices Gain After Well-Received Auction Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 9:37 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices extended gains Wednesday on a well-bid Treasury two-year note auction.

  • Bond Prices Gain on Reminders of Economic Uncertainty Tuesday, 25 Mar 2008 | 9:32 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices revived as news of another slide in home prices and in consumer confidence reminded buyers of the uncertain outlook for the US economy.

  • Treasurys Fall as Stock Market Rallies Monday, 24 Mar 2008 | 6:45 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices fell on Monday as a stock market rally and signs of recovery in the housing and credit markets weakened the bid for safe-haven government debt.

  • Bonds Flat, Eyeing Indecisive Start for Stocks Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices were little changed Thursday absent a strong directional clue from U.S. stock futures, but supported by a persistent safe haven bid on concerns about the banking system and weaker than expected jobless claims data.

  • Bonds Flat as Stocks Look for Direction Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 9:03 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices were little changed Thursday absent a strong directional clue from US stock futures, but supported by a persistent safe haven bid on concerns about the banking system and weaker than expected jobless claims data.

  • Bonds Gain Amid Lingering Recession Fears Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 10:02 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices rose on persistent worries about a US recession and the banking system and as stock market euphoria about a deep Federal Reserve rate cut the day before began to fade.

  • Treasury debt prices fell Tuesday as unexpectedly strong bank earnings ignited a stock market rally and eroded the safe-harbor appeal of government debt.

  • Bonds Surge as Scare in Financials Hammers Stocks Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 1:04 PM ET

    US Treasury debt prices surged in a scramble for safety stoked by investors' fears about the financial system following a fire sale deal for Bear Stearns and a cut in the Federal Reserve's discount rate.

  • Bonds Fly on Bear Stearns Cash Squeeze Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 10:56 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices climbed Friday after J.P. Morgan Chase and the New York Federal Reserve said they would be providing emergency funds for a troubled Bear Stearns.

  • Bond Prices See More Losses After 'Horrible Auction' Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 11:15 AM ET

    US government bond prices extended losses after an auction of new 10-year notes attracted scant demand from both primary dealers and indirect bidders.