Fixed Income


  • Treasurys Stall After Initial Surge Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 4:09 PM ET

    Treasurys gave back much of a vigorous rally in late trading Wednesday when a sagging stock market suddenly regained strength and stopped the flow of money into bonds.

  • Bonds Rally Amid Stock Sell-Off Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | 1:40 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys surged on Tuesday after an emergency interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve met with limited success in staunching a sell-off in stocks and helped extend a safe-haven bid for government debt.

  • Bonds Rally in Asia, 10-Year Yield Hits Four-Year Low Monday, 21 Jan 2008 | 11:35 PM ET

    U.S. Treasuries shot up on Tuesday, pushing the benchmark 10-year yield to a 4-1/2-year low after a dramatic sell-off in stock markets around the world carried over into Asia on escalating fears that the U.S. economy is heading for a recession.

  • Short-term Bonds Gain as Stimulus Plan Panned Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | 2:25 PM ET

    Short-dated U.S. government bonds rose Friday as stocks turned negative on investor fears a White House stimulus package might not keep the economy from sliding into recession.

  • Bonds Ease as Stock Market Recovers Wednesday, 16 Jan 2008 | 3:00 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices eased on Wednesday as investors cashed in on a string of gains while stocks tried to find a footing after posting severe losses earlier in the week.

  • Treasurys rallied on Tuesday as a drop in Christmas sales and Citigroup's first ever quarterly loss sent stocks sharply lower, rekindling investors' penchant for safety.

  • Bonds Gain As Recession Fears Linger Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 1:15 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices rose slightly Monday as a rebound on Wall Street was offset by expectations of aggressive interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve and forecasts of a possible recession.

  • Treasurys Up on Recession Fears, Rate Cut Bets Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | 2:21 PM ET

    Treasurys rose Friday with yields falling to their lowest levels since 2004, prompted by renewed fears of a recession and growing certainty of a hefty interest rate cut this month from the Federal Reserve.

  • Short-term Bonds Rise on Bernanke Remarks Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 2:50 PM ET

    Short-dated Treasury debt prices rose Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's remarks solidified expectations the Fed would aggressively pare interest rates to forestall a recession.

  • Treasurys Mixed as Stocks Falter Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 1:38 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke delivers the board's Monetary Policy Report to the Senate Banking Committee in Washington Wednesday, July 19, 2006. "The recent rise in inflation is of concern," and possible increases in the prices of oil as well as other raw materials "remain a risk to the inflation outlook," Bernanke said. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook)

    Treasurys were mixed Wednesday but off earlier lows, buffeted by a stock market struggling to rebound from its worst new year start in history on persistent recession worries.

  • Bonds Come Off Lows as Stocks Weaken Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 1:30 PM ET
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    Treasurys were weaker Tuesday but off their lows as traders skipped back and forth between stocks and bonds on worries about a recession induced by the prolonged deterioration in the housing market.

  • Bonds Ease on Fed Speculation Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 8:22 AM ET

    U.S. Treasuries eased on Monday, giving back some recent gains in the wake of their strongest weekly rally in more than two months.

  • Bonds Rise on Weak Unemployment Report Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 4:36 PM ET

    Treasury prices rose after a report that employers created far fewer jobs than expected in December stoked recession worries.

  • Weak Jobs Data Boosts Safe-Haven Bonds Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 10:38 AM ET

    U.S. Treasuries rose Friday, sending short-dated yields to three-year lows as grim jobs data prompted investors to increase bets on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts.

  • Bonds Retreat as Firmer Data Sparks Sell-Off Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | 8:03 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices fell Thursday as unexpectedly firm data and signs of improvement in recently troubled credit markets dimmed the allure of safe-haven government bonds.

  • Bonds Climb on Renewed Recession Talk Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | 2:36 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys rallied Wednesday as investors raised their bets on the likelihood of recession and interest rate cuts after a survey showed the manufacturing sector contracted in December.

  • Bonds Pare Gains After Existing Home Sales Data Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | 8:29 AM ET

    U.S. government bond prices pared gains Monday after a higher-than-expected reading on November existing home sales.

  • Bonds Storm Higher as Housing Remains Bleak Friday, 28 Dec 2007 | 1:35 PM ET

    Treasurys stormed higher Friday, sending yields to one-week lows as surprisingly grim housing data highlighted concerns that the economy was mired in a slump as 2007 drew near its close.

  • Treasurys Up on Weak Durables, Stocks Thursday, 27 Dec 2007 | 2:06 PM ET

    U.S. government bond prices extended gains on Thursday after a weaker-than-expected eading on November durable goods orders and a jump in new jobless claims.

  • 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.