*Treasuries set for weakest month since May 2013. U.S. government securities have posted a combined loss of 1.6 percent in February through Thursday, according to Barclays data, the biggest decline since May 2013. "Growth isn't spectacular, but it's still very robust, and this completely and conclusively will support a Fed reaching normalization," said Edward...» Read More
Markets could rebound after Thursday's global sell-off, but investors should see any bounce as a selling opportunity, as the world economy rolls towards total collapse, Mark Faber, editor and publisher of the Boom, Doom and Gloom Report told CNBC Friday.
With the threat of failure to reach a debt deal finally out of the way and the worsening global macroeconomic picture gripping investors, it has been a win- win for US Treasurys so far.
Is it time to buy gold or flee to cash? With all of the hyperbole in the market on Friday following the 500 point fall in the Dow Jones Industrial average on Thursday, and heavy selling in Asia and Europe Friday, the answer might be bottled water, tinned food and shovels.
"The way Europe is operating right now, its what I called recently 'cognitive dissonance,'" Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Partners said, or "basically doing the same thing thinking they're going to get a different outcome."
One-month Treasury bill yield dips into negative territory as the Dow plunges more than 500 points Thursday, with the Fast Money traders.
Is it a good idea for America to have a reluctant Treasury Secretary while the economy seems to be running out of steam?
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the market's selloff and retail stocks, and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter explains the big reversal in gold and how to play it.
A check on what traders are watching on the floors, and where the markets are headed, with Anthony Neglia, Tower Trading; Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Jon Corzine stands much more of a chance of being tapped to be the next Treasury Secretary than many in Washington or on Wall Street think.
Discussing how investors can protect their portfolios in a volatile market environment, with Todd Salamone, Schaeffer's Investment Research; Ron Insana, CNBC Contributor, and Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab.
There's long been speculation that Jon Corzine might be tapped to replace Tim Geithner as Treasury Secretary and the buzz just got a little louder.
The US is likely to see its debt downgraded by the credit rating agencies, despite the passage of a bill to raise the country's debt ceiling on Monday, analysts told CNBC.
U.S. Treasurys have rallied in recent days as worries about slowing growth have overtaken concerns about the sustainability of U.S. government debt. But one analyst says Treasurys are among the riskiest assets on the planet today and investors should look at Asian government bonds instead.
The bear market is on its way back, economist and contrarian investor Marc Faber, the editor and publisher of The Gloom Boom & Doom Report told CNBC Tuesday.
States with more federal workers are now on credit watch, says Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal & Co.
I agree with Paul Krugman that the deal to raise the debt ceiling is a disaster.
Probably the best commentary I've seen today on the market reaction to the debt ceiling deal comes from Cullen Roche at Pragmatic Capitalist:
Is U.S. debt in danger of a downgrade? Discussing pending threats to the nation's triple A rating, with CNBC's David Riley, Fitch Ratings.
The Federal Reserve likely will launch its next round of quantitative easing later this month with language that will set a specific target for inflation, Pimco's Bill Gross told CNBC.
Is the country's fiscal situation a "wild frontier"? Bill Gross, PIMCO founder/Co-CIO reveals where he is investing right now.