WASHINGTON, March 12- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin to be the No. 2 official at the Treasury Department, backing a critic of Wall Street to help coordinate an overhaul of financial regulations. The Senate approved the nomination by voice vote.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, as the euro "continues to be a barn burner."
CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on New Jersey's ban on direct auto sales. This is hard to understand, says Cramer.
Treasuries prices edged higher on Tuesday, with concern about geopolitical tensions in Russia and Ukraine and weakness in China's economy spurring some demand for safe-haven bonds.
CNBC's Rick Santelli grades the three-year note auction a "C."
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses how he thinks energy costs in Germany are going to bring science and pragmatic thought to global warming.
NEW YORK, March 11- U.S. "The auctions are the main event in Treasury space," said Ian Lyngen, a senior government bond strategist at CRT Capital in Stamford, Connecticut, in a research note.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Yra Harris, Praxis Trading partner, discuss how Vladimir Putin influences the global markets and the German economy.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, including compression in the 10-year Treasury, and a look at the U.S. dollar.
*China's trade balance swings to deficit. NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. "The backup in yields thus far is going to create decent demand," Guy LeBas, chief fixed income strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott in Philadelphia.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Jack Dorer, Moody's Investors Service analyst, discuss the move by Moody's to downgrade Chicago's credit rating to just above junk bond status citing the city's unfunded pension liabilities.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Jim Bianco of Bianco Research about his read on Friday's jobs data.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to the middle class about "stagflation."
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses how today's jobs number is impacting the dollar/yen trade, yields, and the financial sector.
NEW YORK, March 7- U.S. Employers added 175,000 jobs to their payrolls last month after creating 129,000 new positions in January, the Labor Department said on Friday.
CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses this morning's employment data and its impact on the market's recent rally. This is why the S&P is going higher, says Cramer.