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  • BOSTON, Oct 21- U.S. corporate bond funds this year are adding Treasuries to their holdings at more than twice the rate of corporate debt amid concern that the struggling European economy and potential changes in Federal Reserve policy will drag down profits at U.S. corporations. Through September, corporate bond portfolios boosted their holdings of U.S....

  • TOKYO, Oct 23- The dollar steadied on Thursday, hovering near a one-week high versus the euro, supported by a slight rise in Treasury yields following news of an uptick in U.S. inflation. Concerns over the health of the European banking sector also weighed on the euro and underpinned the dollar after media reported that 11 euro zone banks had failed stress tests run...

  • Tananbaum on high yield: Good value in loans     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    After Carl Icahn called high yield in a bubble, Steve Tananbaum, GoldenTree Asset Management, discusses investment strategy.

  • High yield bubble? Traders' view     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    Icahn Enterprises Carl Icahn said he thinks the high yield market is in a bubble on Tuesday. The FMHR traders, share their opinions.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 22- U.S. The U.S. Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index, the government's broadest inflation gauge, edged up 0.1 percent last month after falling 0.2 percent in August. "Given the anxious environment we are in, this report came as a bit of a balm," said Com Crocker, managing director of government and agency securities trading at Mesirow Financial...

  • Santelli: Yield curve steepening     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • JGBs inch down on higher Nikkei, weaker Treasuries Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 10:04 PM ET

    TOKYO, Oct 22- Japanese government bond prices inched down on Wednesday with the debt market weighed by a bounce in Tokyo stocks and overnight weakening by U.S. The Bank of Japan's regular bond-buying operation, through which it offered to purchase a total of 630 billion yen of JGBs on Wednesday, helped limit the debt market's losses. Tokyo's Nikkei climbed 1.5...

  • Icahn: High yield market in bubble     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 5:28 PM ET

    Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn, provides perspective on the high yield market.

  • *China Q3 growth slowest since 2009 but less weak vs forecast. NEW YORK, Oct 21- U.S. Treasuries prices fell on Tuesday as less worrisome data on China and a report on the European Central Bank possibly moving to buy regional corporate bonds allayed some concerns about the global economy and reduced safe-haven bids for low-risk government debt.

  • *China Q3 growth slowest since 2009 but less weak vs forecast. Treasuries prices fell on Tuesday as less worrisome data on China and a report on the European Central Bank possibly moving to buy regional corporate bonds allayed some concerns about the global economy and reduced safe-haven bids for low-risk government debt. The ECB story catapulted us down from...

  • Santelli: Rates continue to creep up     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • Rates rise at weekly US Treasury auction Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 5:31 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills reaching their highest level since July. The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.020 percent, up from 0.010 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,999.49, while a...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- U.S. "Both the Ebola scare and the expansion of ISIS have added jitters to the market and fear bids into the bond market," said Larry Milstein, head of government and agency trading at R.W. Pressprich& Co. in New York. "We feel the earliest is fourth quarter of next year when the Fed will take any action on rates," said Sean Simko, head of fixed-income...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- U.S. Wall Street shares prices opened lower and European stocks declines on disappointing results from IBM and German business software maker SAP respectively. "It's a bit of a risk-off trade today, which is supportive of Treasuries," said Larry Milstein, head of government and agency trading at R.W. Pressprich& Co. in New York.

  • Santelli: US dollar mixed     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • Richard Fisher's rate hike view unchanged     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 8:17 AM ET
    Richard Fisher, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

    Richard Fisher, Dallas Fed president, says he sees no reason not to raise interest rates by spring of 2015.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher, about the Fed's plan to end its bond buying program.

  • Market turmoil: A gift for mortgage refinancers? Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    A sudden plunge in mortgage rates this week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans:. Rates on long-term mortgages tend to track the 10- year Treasury yield, which fell below 2 percent for the first time since May 2013. Accordingly, the average rate for a 30- year fixed mortgage, mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported, dipped below 4 percent to 3.97 percent—...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- U.S. That yield peak came after news the Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment unexpectedly rose in early October to more than a seven-year high. "The strong consumer confidence number, combined with yesterday's healthy drop in jobless claims, and the' don't end quantitative easing now' talk by Fed Governor Bullard, is...

  • Santelli Exchange: Copper barometer     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Matt Maley, MillerTabak & Company, about using copper as an indicator to the performance of the global economy and China.