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  • Bonds Mixed After Higher-Than-Expected Home Starts Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | 8:53 AM ET

    Treasury prices edged down Tuesday as futures pointed to a higher opening for U.S. equities, curbing the robust flight-to-safety bid that had pushed U.S. government bond yields to two-year lows on Monday.

  • Bond Prices Rise on Fresh Credit Concerns Monday, 19 Nov 2007 | 8:52 AM ET

    Treasury prices rose early Monday as U.S. stock futures signaled a lower open on a resurgence of credit concerns.

  • Bonds Recover to Trade Flat as Stocks Slip Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | 11:34 AM ET

    Treasurys traded flat Friday, recovering their earlier losses as stocks turned lower and restored the safe haven bid for U.S. government debt.

  • Bond Yields Hit 2-Year Low on Credit Losses Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | 2:32 PM ET

    Treasuries surged higher Thursday, pushing yields to their lowest in more than two years, as fresh news of credit losses and subdued economic data increased the attraction of safe-haven government bonds.

  • Bonds Pare Losses to Trade Flat as Stocks Slip Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | 10:21 AM ET

    U.S. government bond prices pared earlier losses to trade briefly flat Wednesday after equities shed earlier gains.

  • Bonds Fall on Strong Stock Rebound Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 4:10 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys fell Tuesday, as a stock market rally and unexpected strength in housing data led investors to trim their holdings of safe-haven government bonds.

  • Weak Dollar Won't Spark Treasurys Exodus Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 4:09 PM ET

    The dollar’s steep decline has dented overseas demand for U.S. securities, but a dramatic exodus from dollar assets is unlikely, analysts say.

  • Bonds Gain on Credit Fears; Immune to Import Data Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | 10:23 AM ET

    U.S. Treasurys rose for a fourth straight day Friday, with benchmark yields at their lowest in more than two years, as investors fled to low-risk government debt after the fourth-biggest U.S. bank warned of losses.

  • Bonds Rise as Stocks Deepen Their Descent Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 2:01 PM ET

    U.S. government bond prices rose Thursday as investors shifted out of stocks and into less risky investments on ongoing fears constricted credit markets would dent corporate profits.

  • Bonds Rally as Anxious Investors Seek Safe Havens Wednesday, 7 Nov 2007 | 2:11 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys rallied strongly Wednesday as falling stocks, a plunging dollar and record high oil prices spooked investors and sent them scurrying into safe-haven government bonds

  • Bonds Mixed as Fears of Writedowns Persist Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 12:25 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys eased on Tuesday as the prospect of a stronger open on Wall Street prompted investors to step back from the heavy buying that had dunked yields to their lowest in two years.

  • Bonds Up as Citi's Woes Suggest More Fed Cuts Ahead Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 1:22 PM ET

    U.S. government bonds rose Monday as investors bet a banking sector crisis would keep the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates despite signs of strength in the economy.

  • Bonds Gain as Financial Firms Cause Concern Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 4:51 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys prices rose Friday for a second day, as jitters about the future of financial companies had investors turning to lower-risk assets like government debt.

  • Bond Prices Fall Further on Strong GDP Data Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 9:07 AM ET

    U.S. government debt prices slipped on Wednesday, adding to their earlier losses after data showed U.S. economic growth was well above forecasts at 3.9 percent in the third quarter.

  • Treasurys Turn Negative as Stocks Pare Losses Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | 2:16 PM ET

    Treasury prices gave up early gains and turned lower Tuesday as Wall Street cut its losses and diminished demand for low-risk bonds.

  • Bonds Rise As Focus Shifts to Fed Meeting Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 10:34 AM ET

    U.S. Treasurys rose Friday as expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next week trumped a stock market rally that threatened to lure cash out of low-risk bonds.

  • Bonds Flat on Tepid Demand, Rate Cut Expectations Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 4:15 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices were flat Thursday, on mediocre demand in a five-year note auction and on weak economic data that supported the view the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next week.

  • Bonds Rally as Stocks Plunge; No Impact from Auction Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 12:01 PM ET

    U.S. Treasuries rallied Wednesday as grim housing data and poor Merrill Lynch quarterly results painted a bleak picture of the economy and boosted expectations of a rate cut by the Federal Reserve next week.

  • Bonds Edge Up on Economy, Rate Cut Views Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 5:49 PM ET

    The U.S. Treasury debt market eked out gains Tuesday, as bond bulls brushed off a recovery in equities and focused on signs of a slowing economy and prospects of the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates.

  • Bonds Fall in Profit-Taking Retreat Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 10:54 AM ET

    U.S. Treasuries fell Monday, pulling two-year yields off their lowest level since late 2005, as profit-taking set in following the strongest weekly rally since the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001.