Treasuries prices fell on Monday, with the long-end of the curve suffering the most of the sell-off and extending the prior week's declines amid low trading volumes because of holidays in Tokyo and London. Analysts said a combination of factors affected the 30- year Treasury, including negative yields in Europe and a drop in demand for new bonds, plus hints of...» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on Treasury yields and provides a preview of the markets.
Should investor put money in low yielding Treasury bonds or higher yielding dividend stocks? Tracking the markets ahead of the open, with Michael Gurka, Spectrum Asset Management.
Investors who jumped into U.S. Treasurys and the dollar during the latest flare-up of the EU crisis appear to have expanded into gold and other metals, according to a new report.
Public pension funds across the country are facing a painful reckoning. Their projections look increasingly out of touch in today’s low-interest environment, and pressure is mounting to be more realistic, the New York Times reports.
An update on Facebook shares and the top three trades of the day, with FMHR trades. Also, CNBC's Jane Wells reports healthy foods cost less money per portion size than non-organic foods, and shares of Hain Celestial are up 50% year-to-date.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on bond yields and the trading activity around the euro and the U.S. dollar.
Over the past one month, U.S. stocks have given up almost all their gains of the year, making valuations look very attractive, but one expert cautions against falling for these "cheap" stocks.
Investors have little choice now but to cling to low-yielding U.S. government debt as European leaders ponder a messy Greek exit from the euro zone, Pimco's Bill Gross told CNBC.
Worries over Europe's debt problems are taking a toll on U.S. markets, explains Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, president & CIO, discussing where investors can increase returns on their investments by using higher dividend strategies.
Discussing Morgan Stanley's early cut on Facebook's estimates before its IPO, with Michael Mullaney, Fiduciary Trust CIO; Francis Gaskins, IPODesktop.com president/editor; and the "Closing Bell" crew.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest numbers on jobless claims and its impact on the markets, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services and Jeremy Siegel, University of Pennsylvania professor.
Wall Street strategists are the most negative they've been on stocks since the bull market began more than three years ago. But many traders actually see it as a contrarian sign to invest in the market.
Steve Quirk, SVP, Trader Group, TDAmeritrade recommends investors wind down long positions in U.S. government debt.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest numbers on retail sales and CPI and discuss the market's reaction to the latest data, with Tom Stemberg, Highland Capital Partners.
Moody’s has warned that the tendency of global banks to avoid new capital requirement rules and load up on debt will continue to put pressure on their creditworthiness. The Financial Times reports.
In America something remarkable is under way: investors are gobbling up government debt at unfavorable rates without needing to be “repressed” at all, says Gillian Tett of the Financial Times.
Forget stocks, famed market timer Doug Kass says investors should be playing the bond market – from the short side!
John Brynjolfsson, Armored Wolf, discusses the best investment strategies to protect your portfolio against rising rates and inflation risk.
Douglas Kass, Seabreeze Partners Management explains why he is beginning to short bonds and why it may be the trade of the decade.
CNBC's Rick Santelli offers insight on floating rate notes and Europe's "future behavior."