NEW YORK, Dec 5- Treasury yields hit three-month highs and U.S. stocks edged lower on Thursday, under pressure for a fifth straight session, as robust economic and labor market data raised expectations of an imminent cutback of stimulus by the U.S.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the update on bond yields and the U.S. dollar from the CME.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports IP numbers were up two-tenths of one percent last month.
The debate has lasted longer and has been more intractable than anyone has expected, says John Chambers, S&P managing director.
A U.S. default isn't a matter of "if" but "when," David Murrin, chief investment officer at Emergent Asset Management, told CNBC.
Google's strong earnings and rocketing stock price may temporarily distract investors, but tension around U.S. debt ceiling discussions and the results of European bank stress tests Friday could quickly snap markets back to bigger concerns.
“The ironic thing—and it’s not out of the realm of possibility—is that the financial panic from these events could actually rally Treasuries on what would be the ‘Mother of all’ fear trades,” says one strategist.
A look at what's driving the markets in the final minutes of trading and an outlook on tomorrow's trading day, with Tobias Levkovich, Citi Investment Research, and Steven Neimeth, SunAmerica Asset Management.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's Treasury auction at the CME.
Don't be so sure that there won't be a market for unauthorized government bonds.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's government bond auction at the CME.
A check on how Treasurys reacted to comments from the Fed chairman, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's Treasury auction from the CME.
It is well known that America’s public pension funds are in serious trouble. A study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College recently estimated the funding gap at state and local pension funds is nearly $700 billion, or roughly 80 percent of current liabilities. Compare that to 1999, when state pension funding stood at 102 percent.
Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke makes an opening statement on the current state of the economy and his forecast on inflation.
The Fed chairman is saying what the markets want to hear, if it's needed, the Fed will step in, with Drew Matus, UBS Investment Research; CNBC's Steve Liesman, Rick Santelli and Simon Hobbs.
CNBC's Rick Santelli with a look at today's bond yields at the CME.
A check on today's trading activity, with Warren Meyers, DME Securities.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's Treasury auction.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has a morning update on bond yields.
Currency investors are currently debating the merits of a proposed plan to allow a tax holiday for big US multinationals that could see money pour back into America, potentially boosting the dollar.