*Weak Asia, Europe data adds bid for German, U.S. debt. NEW YORK, Oct 1- U.S. Treasuries prices rose on Wednesday after U.S. manufacturing growth unexpectedly slowed, adding to earlier gains seen after worsening factory activity in Europe and Asia increased concerns about faltering global growth.» Read More
Some traders were encouraged by Wall Street's gains but also cautious that the third up move in a 12-day stretch was the result of an oversold bounce that could quickly evaporate in the next volatile session
The flattening of the yield curve has been the worst kind, because it has been a “bull flattening,” which is a flattening that occurs amid a decline in market interest rates on both ends of the yield curve. In contrast, a “bear flattening” occurs amid an increase in market interest rates.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Friday.
The June jobs report Friday could provide more fuel for bears, even as economists hold onto the view that the economy is not double-dipping.
Markets are looking ahead to Friday's June employment report, and there is little optimism the number will show anything more than a slight gain.
Despite a slew of negative catalysts that dragged stocks down to an 8-month low, the S&P held the technically important 1040 level. Is that bullish?
My expectation is that this time 1040 will give way, says Carter Worth of Oppenheimer. Find out why and where he thinks it's going!
Investors everywhere were stashing whatever money they had into anything that might provide safety. Reflecting on those terrifying days of yore, you might understand why so much buying pressure amid market panic may have driven yields so low, but what about now?
The banking crisis is not over and the global economic recovery is far from guaranteed, according to Danny Gabay, a director at Fathom Consulting in London.
The government's weak 5-year auction initially dampened some buying activity in Treasurys and put the spotlight on Thursday's auction of $30 billion in 7-year notes.
Global bonds guru Bill Gross, chief investment officer of Pimco, told CNBC Wednesday that he is making a shift towards equities.
Cramer goes one-on-one with the Oklahoma Republican about the country’s growing financial problems.
That’s the newest debate on Wall Street, but find out what Cramer thinks. Plus, get calls on Treasurys, telco and more.
Coordinated liquidity measures and quantitative easing may have to return and banks could take another hit to their balance sheet because of the sovereign debt problems in the euro zone, according to Ashok Shah, the CIO at London & Capital.
Wednesday’s $40 billion 5-year Treasury note auction deserves a solid B.
A 10 percent rise for the FTSE-100 index and Dow Jones Industrial Average looks possible, according to technical charts, Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, told CNBC Wednesday.
Traders fret the only thing that will halt the volatile selling in risk assets is a clear solution to Europe's sovereign debt crisis, and that seems elusive.
Uncertainty in Europe and the "rush to safety" had some observers predicting I’d give Tuesday’s $42 billion 2-year Treasury note auction an A+. I gave it a B-.
Sovereign debt concerns in Europe have taken hold of global stock markets and the 'flight-to-safety" flow into US bonds will continue, experts told CNBC.
It wasn't just your stock portfolio that got banged up by Europe's sovereign debt crisis—the U.S. economy may also be a little bruised.