CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and explains why the "range is May is what to play," when it comes to Treasurys.» Read More
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NEW YORK, July 21- U.S. long-term Treasury debt prices rose on Monday on safe-haven demand increased by investors' caution over turmoil in the Middle East and growing geopolitical tension following the downing of a Malaysian Airlines aircraft in Ukraine.
WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with three-month bills unchanged and six-month bills dropping to their lowest level in three weeks. The Treasury Department auctioned $26 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.025 percent, unchanged from last week.
*U.S. 30- year bond yield falls to lowest since June 2013. Treasury debt prices rose on Monday on safe haven demand heightened by investor caution over turmoil in the Middle East and growing geopolitical tension following the downing of a Malaysian Airlines aircraft.
Treasuries held steady on Friday, taking in stride a weaker-than-expected U.S. consumer sentiment survey and holding onto the safe-haven flows stemming from the escalation of tensions in Ukraine and Israel in the last 24 hours.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, discuss how geopolitical events impact currencies and the ECB's balance sheet.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest consumer sentiment data.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
Tai Hui, Chief Asia Pacific Strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds, expects a pickup in safe-haven inflows into gold, Japanese yen and Treasurys amid escalating geopolitical tensions.
TOKYO, July 18- Asian shares sagged in early trading and a drop in Treasury yields pressured the dollar after news of a downed Malaysian airlines jet at the Ukraine- Russia border sent investors scurrying into defensive assets.
Treasury prices rose on Thursday as investors sought a safe haven after news a Malaysian passenger plane came down over eastern Ukraine, an area of increasing conflict between the government and pro- Moscow rebels.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the better-than-expected data on the July Philadelphia Fed Index.
NEW YORK, July 17- U.S. Treasuries rose on Thursday after disappointing U.S. housing data showed the slowest pace of groundbreaking in nearly a year, driving yields lower and reinforcing a view that U.S. monetary policy will remain loose well into 2015..
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and fixed income market.
NEW YORK, July 16- U.S. benchmark Treasury yields edged lower on Wednesday, slipping back from an early boost delivered after data suggesting the world's largest economy is on solid footing. Prices are high and you have the Fed nicely priced in, "said David Ader, head of government bond strategy at CRT Capital Group in Stamford, Connecticut.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act, and the relationship between the Treasury and the Federal Reserve.
NEW YORK, July 16- U.S. benchmark Treasury yields edged higher for a third straight session on Wednesday, boosted by yet another piece of data suggesting the world's largest economy is on solid footing. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its producer price index for final demand increased 0.4 percent, reversing May's 0.2 percent decline.
Treasury yields and market speculation Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is leaning toward tightening monetary policy that has kept interest rates at record lows. "We have had some subtly hawkish messages from Janet Yellen," said Joe Manimbo, senior market analyst at Western Union Business Solutions in Washington.
Shrinking spreads between emerging market bond yields and U.S. Treasurys' may spur bubble fears, but some analysts don't see any reason for alarm.