NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits ticked up 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000 for the week ended April 12, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank also said factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region picked up in April at a faster clip than expected.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the Fed's influence on the yield curve and looks back at the rise of the national debt.
US TREASURIES YIELDS RISE AFTER PHILADELPHIA FED DATA.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar/yen.
NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits ticked up 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000 for the week ended April 12, the Labor Department said on Thursday. "There is follow-through from yesterday, there was significant selling in the middle of the curve," said Tom Tucci, head of Treasuries trading at CIBC in New York.
Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell. Cramer reflects on his years at CNBC.
US TREASURIES YIELDS HIT SESSION HIGHS AFTER JOBLESS CLAIMS, 10- YEAR NOTES YIELD 2.66 PERCENT.
Discussing Fed Chair Janet Yellen's view on the economy and the recovery, with Brian Levitt, Oppenheimer Funds senior economist; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities senior fellow; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
*Prices fall as China growth beats expectations, stocks rise. NEW YORK, April 16- U.S. Better-then-expected growth in China, the world's largest economy, and a rally in Yahoo shares helped stocks rise for a third straight session.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses disruptors in central banking and explains the predictability of the yield curve regarding recessions in the economy.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Gabe Petek, S&P Ratings analyst, discuss the credit outlook for state and local governments.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the Japanese yen versus the U.S. dollar.
*Prices fall as China growth beats expectations, stocks rise. China, the world's second-largest economy, grew 7.4 percent in the January-March quarter from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. "That momentarily took the air out of that move," said Jim Vogel, an interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest March industrial production data.
CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on BofA's quarterly results, and explains why he thinks profits are "pretty good."
*Prices gain as Ukraine tensions spark safety buying. Treasury debt prices gained on Tuesday as rising tensions in Ukraine sparked a safety bid for U.S. bonds, and a weak manufacturing survey for New York state pointed to sluggish economic momentum.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera shares a report Russian President Vladimir Putin expects to see a clear United Nations condemnation of Kiev's "anti-constitutional" actions in Eastern Ukraine.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera says reporters of the Associated Press and Reuters heard heavy gunfire near an airport of Kramatorsk, Ukraine. Caruso-Cabrera looks at the rally in U.S. Treasurys.
CNBC's Rick Santelli provides perspective on the move in the 10-year, and whether it's concerning.
CNBC's Rick Santelli shares his thoughts on tax day and the wealthy 1 percent.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group chief market analyst, discuss the latest Treasury international capital data and the issue of disinflation.