TOKYO, July 3- Japanese government bond prices firmed on Friday, tracking firmer Treasuries after a disappointing U.S. employment report raised doubts about whether U.S. interest rates would rise this year. Volume was thin due to caution ahead of Greece's referendum on Sunday on its bailout conditions, as well as a U.S. market holiday on Friday to observe...» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Daniel Stecich, TJM Institutional Services, discusses why last night's vote on the "fiscal cliff' did not bring a victory for either side of the political aisle.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reacts to the "fiscal cliff" deal approved by the House and Senate. (1:37)
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains why he is not surprised by the "fiscal cliff" vote. And, Doug Dachille, First Principles Capital Management CEO & CIO, weighs in on the nation's debt and its impact on Treasury bonds.
James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, provides an outlook on the markets after last night's House vote to avert the "fiscal cliff."
Sean Egan, Egan-Jones Ratings Company, explains how long term deficits and debts impacts GDP and economic growth.
Michael Feroli, JPMorgan chief U.S. economist, explains how a near-term deal on the debt will not address the nation's long-term budget problems.
Steve Goldman, Managing Director, Kapstream Capital says that volatility will rule the roost in 2013 for bond markets, with no dramatic move expected in U.S. Treasurys.
Investors are on the lookout for safe havens. The Futures Now team discuss what the fiscal cliff means for the bond market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains why lawmakers are not making progress on "fiscal cliff" talks.
Kevin Giddis, Morgan Keegan, explains how bonds are getting a boost from heightening fiscal fears.
If the U.S. economy goes over the "fiscal cliff," one investment will still be the safest bet, says Sean Egan of Egan-Jones Ratings Company.
Seth Egan, Egan-Jones Ratings, explains what going off the "cliff" means for bonds and the U.S. credit rating, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, break down the latest numbers on unemployment, and debate several "fiscal cliff" sticking points from both sides of the political aisle. "They can show some incompetence at very critical moments," Iuorio added.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Harry Clark, Clark Capital Management CEO, about a possible sell-off in equities, even if a deal is reach on the "fiscal cliff," Also, the pair discuss the fate of long-term bonds.
Debate over potential fixes for the "fiscal cliff" has thrown the municipal bond market into turmoil, but the selling may now be overdone, Alexandra Lebenthal, CEO of Lebenthal & Co., told CNBC.