*Treasuries set for weakest month since May 2013. U.S. government securities have posted a combined loss of 1.6 percent in February through Thursday, according to Barclays data, the biggest decline since May 2013. "Growth isn't spectacular, but it's still very robust, and this completely and conclusively will support a Fed reaching normalization," said Edward...» Read More
CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching JC Penney's mediocre results, and low-hanging fruit at McDonald's.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on the economy. And CNBC's Steve Liesman; Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee, and former Honeywell CEO Larry Bossidy, discuss the latest economic data.
*Traders focus on higher U.S. core CPI for January. *Seven-year note auction meets with soft demand. NEW YORK, Feb 26- U.S.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports 7-year note auction yield is 1.834 percent.
*Traders focus on higher U.S. core CPI for Jan. NEW YORK, Feb 26- U.S. Well this piece of data was fine, it was roughly as expected, and so now I can be slightly less defensive, "' said Jim Vogel, interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest seasonal data distortions, with D. Quinn Mills, Harvard economist. The seasonal patterns that are built into our data are outdated, he says.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching shares of Comcast and Netflix ahead of today's FCC vote on net neutrality.
*Yellen testimony to House identical to Senate testimony. NEW YORK, Feb 25- U.S. Yellen's testimony to the House Financial Services Committee was identical to one she delivered Tuesday to the Senate Banking Committee.
*Yellen testimony to House identical to Senate testimony. Analysts watching Yellen for any changes from testimony she gave to a Senate panel Tuesday said the unchanged text supported the dovish interpretation that led yesterday's rally in Treasuries prices. "Certainly we would be looking for some hint that she's walking us back, but if not the market is...
Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell.
NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. Treasuries prices rallied on Tuesday, erasing early losses after testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen kept the door open for a later than midyear interest rate hike and a two-year note auction met with strong demand. In remarks to the Senate Banking Committee, Yellen described how the Fed's rate-setting policy committee would...
Analysis on 2-year auction results, with CNBC's Sue Herera.
NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. In prepared remarks to the Senate Banking Committee released at 10 a.m. ET, Yellen described how the Fed's rate-setting policy committee will likely proceed in coming months in an effort to increase the Fed's flexibility and mute potential market reaction as the central bank approaches its "liftoff" date. "They're trying to give themselves...
*Greece relief hurts safe-haven debt. Treasuries prices edged lower on Tuesday, giving back some of Monday's gains on uncertainty ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before the Senate and reduced appetite for safe-haven assets on greater relief over Greece. Yellen will give the central bank's semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the...
CNBC's Jim Cramer is keeping an eye on upcoming Apple products and how the cold weather will impact Tesla's electric cars.
The Treasury Department auctioned $26 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.020 percent, up from 0.015 percent last week. Another $26 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at a discount rate of 0.065 percent, unchanged from last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,999.49 while a six-month bill sold for $9,996.71.
NEW YORK, Feb 23- U.S. Yellen will testify before Congress on Tuesday in a semiannual address on the economy and monetary policy to the Senate Banking Committee. "We did have a pretty meaningful sell-off," said Jonathan Lewis, chief investment officer at New York- based Samson Capital Advisors.
NEW YORK, Feb 23- U.S. Yellen will testify before Congress on Tuesday in a semiannual address on the economy and monetary policy before the Senate Banking Committee. "They don't have to hike in June, they don't have to hike in September, they hike when they need to hike," said George Goncalves, head of U.S. rates strategy at Nomura Securities International in New York, in...
CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching shares of Valeant Pharma. It doesn't stop here; it goes higher, says Cramer. Also Cramer provides insight on which sectors are likely to profit from lower oil.