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  • 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.

  • Treasury debt prices rose as traders reinvested cash from a record amount of maturing federal government bonds into Treasurys amid persistent worries about the economy.

  • Bonds Hit Session Highs as Oil Continues to Soar Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 9:32 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices hit session highs as stocks extended losses after oil prices jumped to record peaks above $123 per barrel.

  • 10-Year Price Slips as Fannie Reassures Market Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 9:56 AM ET

    The price of 10-year Treasury notes dipped Tuesday, erasing earlier gains, as reassuring comments from Fannie Mae sent the stock market higher and dimmed bonds' safe-haven appeal.

  • Bonds Recoup Some Losses As Stocks Hit Session Lows Monday, 5 May 2008 | 10:13 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices shed losses to trade narrowly mixed Monday as stocks extended their losses to trade at session lows.

  • Treasury debt prices fell on news of an unexpectedly small decline in nonfarm payrolls last month, which mitigated views that the economy was on course for a deep recession.

  • Bonds Ease as Dow Pushes Past 13,000, S&P Breaks 1,400 Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 8:57 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices eased Thursday as soaring stocks squashed the safe-haven bid for government debt and investors raised their expectations the Federal Reserve will pause in its interest-rate cutting campaign.

  • Treasury Resumes 52-Week Bill as Deficit Grows Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 9:43 AM ET

    The Bush administration, moving to cope with soaring budget deficits, says it is bringing back the one-year Treasury bill that it stopped issuing seven years ago when the budget was in surplus.

  • Bonds Regain Losses as Investors See Uncertainty From Fed Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 8:30 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices recouped losses to trade unchanged after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 25 basis points, as was widely expected, and signaled financial markets remain stressed.

  • Treasury debt prices rose as data showing slumping home prices and dismal consumer confidence reinforced the idea that the economy is still struggling and supported a safety bid for bonds.

  • Treasurys Rise as Traders Anticipate Rate Cut Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 9:31 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices rose Monday despite a little strength in stock futures in a slow start to what is expected to be a busy, and perhaps trend-setting week, for government debt.

  • US government bond prices eased Friday but pulled off their lows as dour consumer sentiment and a withering stock market put a floor under safe-haven Treasurys.

  • US government bond prices fell Thursday, pushing yields on short-dated paper to their highest in three months, after data showing signs of resilience in the economy fueled doubts over future Fed rate cuts.

  • Treasurys Hold Steady Following Solid Auction Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 10:06 AM ET

    Short-dated US government bond prices held steady on Wednesday as investors appeared well prepared for a massive auction of two-year notes, while longer-dated issues fell in the face of a rising stock market.

  • Long-Dated Bonds Gain as Stock Market Weakens Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 9:24 AM ET

    Long-dated US government bonds rose Tuesday, as a weaker stock market revived some of the allure of safe-haven Treasurys.

  • Bonds Pare Some Losses as Stocks Lag Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | 10:31 AM ET

    Government bond prices cut their steepest losses Monday as stocks fell further, but fading hopes that the Federal Reserve would continue to cut interest rates aggressively still weighed on Treasurys.

  • Treasury debt prices fell Friday, as bond investors slashed expectations for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts, concluding that food and energy inflation may prevent the Fed from easing much further.