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As a long-time bond bull, my gratitude to the know-nothings in the Tea Party is profound. So what if they played a major role in taking a thousand points off the stock market in the wake of the U.S. debt downgrade?
CNBC's RIck Santelli has the update on bond yields.
"I think investors are being extremely defensive, and rightly so. They have to be, because what we saw last week was pretty brutal and pretty uncomfortable," Tim Skeet, managing director at Royal Bank of Scotland, told CNBC.
Big swings in stock prices could again characterize trading in the week ahead, as investors watch Europe and the very behavior of the markets themselves.
In a week like the one just ended, it's worth giving up some pleasure to avoid more pain, these strategists say.
Nick Calamos, Calamos Investments, and Mark Lehmann, JMP Securities, discuss where to find opportunities amid extreme market volatility.
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains what he thinks will be your "best trade for the rest of the decade."
Insight on Wall Street's broad rally Friday after a turbulent week, with John Kilduff, Again Capital, and CNBC's Bob Pisani & Seema Mody.
If you want to understand why Treasury bonds rallied so powerfully the week following Standard & Poors downgrade of the long-term credit rating of the U.S., it helps to stop thinking of Treasurys as investments altogether.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the update on Treasury rates still down by a large amount.
Stocks could take another roller coaster ride Friday, as investors keep their eyes on Europe ahead of the weekend.
The most depressing thing about the supercommittee is its goals: budget cuts.
Discussing whether it makes sense for France to retain its triple-A rating while the U.S. is downgraded to double-A plus, with Sean Egan, Egan-Jones Ratings Company
Treasury prices plunged today after a weak 30 year Note auction. CNBC's Rick Santelli with the details from the CME.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on 30-year Treasury yields at today's auction, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Analysis of the negative real yields on U.S. Treasuries and whether the market is telling investors not to buy government bonds, with Tad Rivelle, TCW, and Romit Shah, Nomura Securities, with a preview of Nvidia's quarterly earnings.
Investors are behaving irrationally because they’re being driven by irrational fiscal and monetary policy, banking analyst Dick Bove said, repeating his call to stay away from stocks until the dust settles.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the update on bond yields.
“Clearly we are in a selling climax,” says one CEO. "The biggest mistake you can make is to jump into any one asset because it is in favor. What you need is to be diversified."
One strategist is warning investors not to increase exposure to stocks until the “real selling capitulation takes place" and gold and Swiss Franc begin to decline.