• Forward Contracts: CNBC Explains Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 9:41 AM ET

    Yield curves help investors understand the relationship between bonds of differing time horizons to maturity. CNBC explains.

  • Federal Reserve Open Market Operations: CNBC Explains Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    The United States central bank, the Federal Reserve, buys and sells assets in the open market. How do these open market operations work? CNBC explains.

  • Treasury Bond Prices and Yields: CNBC Explains Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:57 AM ET

    When you buy a U.S. Treasury Security, you’re essentially giving a loan to the government. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy demonstrates how price and yield of treasury securities works.

  • Government Bonds 'Should Be Avoided': Analysts Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 12:56 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    US Treasurys may not be such a good bet for investors as yields have dropped too low and questions remain on whether the Federal Reserve will continue to print money after its current round of quantitative easing ends, analysts told CNBC.

  • Santelli's Midday Bond Report     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's market metrics from the CME.

  • Faber Report: Deja Vu All Over Again     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber says there are similarities in market moves from the beginning of this year and now, and the same time last year.

  • Muni Market Melee     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 7:48 AM ET

    Insight on how he has had to diffuse some of the bombs Meredith Whitney has loaded in the muni market, with Thomas Doe, Municipal Market Advisors founder/CEO.

  • Congress Is Taking Debt Ceiling Seriously: Schweikert Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 1:50 AM ET
    US Capitol Building at dawn

    The U.S. Congress will not wait for the country's debt crisis to reach the levels of Southern Europe, David Schweikert, a republican congressman and part of the bipartisan commission on budget told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Wednesday's economic data could help investors decide whether Tuesday's stock rally is the start of a turn around or just a break in the clouds.

  • Tackling the Budget Deficit     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 3:30 PM ET

    Reaction to Bernanke's keynote speech, with Jeffrey Frankel, Harvard University professor, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Santelli's Bond Report     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 3:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's bond activity.

  • Santelli's Bond Report     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's bond activity from the CME.

  • Bond Market Update     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 1:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's treasury auction from the CME.

  • Santelli's Bond Report     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the details on bond yields.

  • This month, the battle over raising the country’s debt ceiling is likely to be a nice preview of the bipartisan budget battle that will rage until the final moments of Election Day, 2012.

  • The Perfect Economic Storm?     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 4:05 PM ET

    Are global markets headed for economic disaster? Quincy Krosby, Prudential Financial, and Eugene Peroni, Advisors Asset Management parse out the data.

  • The Bond Report: 10-Yr Holds Below 3%     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 3:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's bond activity from the CME in Chicago.

  • Bond King Gross on Banks, Bonds     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 8:45 AM ET

    Bill Gross, Pimco founder & co-CIO, says banks haven't been aggressive buyers of Treasurys up to this point. "We always wondered who will buy Treasurys," he tells CNBC's "Squawk Box."

  • Two Football Fields of Money Achieved What? Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 6:43 AM ET
    United States Federal Reserve

    Following the Federal Reserve’s decision to throw two football fields worth of dollars at the US economy all that has been achieved is a fall in unemployment from 10 percent to 9.1 percent, according to Philippe Gijsels, the head of research at BNP Paribas Fortis Global Markets.

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    Some of Wall Street’s biggest banks are preparing to curtail use of US Treasurys in August as a precaution against any turbulence that could follow if lawmakers fail to raise the U.S. debt ceiling soon, the FT reports.

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