*Fed buys up to $1.75 bln in long-dated Treasuries. NEW YORK, May 22- Treasury debt prices fell on Wednesday with benchmark yields briefly rising above 2 percent as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke kept alive market worries that the U.S. central bank might slow its bond purchases later this year if the economy improves further.» Read More
Global stocks began the second quarter lower Wednesday ahead of the G20 summit in London which aims to tackle the financial crisis. Experts tell CNBC that gold is a good buy when above $1,000, but that long-term U.S. Treasurys may be losing their shine.
Global stocks were down ahead of a big week, which includes the G20 summit in London, the European Central Bank policy meeting and monthly employment data out of the U.S. Experts tell CNBC what they expect from the week ahead.
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Stocks ended higher Wednesday as a surge in the final minutes of trading pushed all three indexes in positive territory.
Stocks advanced Wednesday after a pair of better-than-expected economic numbers. New-home slaes rose more than expected and durable-goods orders unexpectedly rose, snapping a six-month slide.
Global stocks were mixed on Wednesday as the enthusiasm over the U.S. Treasury's plan to rid banks of up to $1 trillion in toxic assets was tempered by investors' second thoughts over how successful it could be.
Futures advanced Wednesday after an unexpected rise in durable-goods orders snapped a six-month slide.
Saudi Arabia's domestic development efforts could provide a much-needed financial boost to firms outside of the Kingdom.
Global stocks soared again Tuesday after investors cheered the U.S. Treasury's plan to free banks of up to $1 trillion in toxic debt, part of an array of measures designed to jumpstart lending and the economy. Experts tell CNBC the U.S. economy may be close to a bottom.
Global stocks were up Monday as anticipation of the details of US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's plans to buy up toxic assets boosted investor sentiment. But experts are concerned that the methods the US is using are not going to help the economy.
Global stocks dropped Friday on concerns about the inflationary effects of the Federal Reserve's plan to buy government debt. Experts on CNBC weigh in on what needs to happen for economies worldwide to recover.
Global stocks traded higher, as did the dollar against the euro, Thursday after the Federal Reserve's surprise announcement it would buy $300 billion in US Treasurys in order to help the ailing economy.
With no major explosions roiling the financial markets and the Fed sparking optimism, investors are starting to ask, “has the worst of the storm now passed?”
After the IMF forecast the UK economy will be one of the last major economies to come out of a recession in 2011, experts interviewed by CNBC were torn on which country would lead the economic recovery.
Seems like everybody nowadays is interested in buying government bonds, but the reasons differ depending on who you are. The Bank of Japan announced they would increase the purchases of their own sovereign debt following in the footsteps of the Bank of England who also stated they would purchase gilts.
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Call it what you will: an act of rebellion; blind myopia; a cry for help … but I'm actually starting to believe in the global recovery story.
The Federal Reserve has no option but to start buying Treasurys as the government's needs for financing are huge, but the government bond market is a disaster in the making, Marc Faber, editor and publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, told CNBC.
Global stocks snapped their winning streak Tuesday on worries over the U.S. economy deteriorating further as American Express said its credit card default rates soared last month, hammering home the heavy toll the financial crisis has had on the consumer.