NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. "The underlying tone of this report was disappointing," said TD Securities strategist Millan Mulraine. Treasury prices had been up moderately or flat amid weakness in European stock markets shortly before the Commerce Department report but climbed afterwards.» Read More
Warren Buffett says there's no question that the United States' debt is still AAA and that he's not changing his mind about Treasurys based on S&P's downgrade.
Standard & Poor's downgrade of the US' credit rating from AAA on Friday, was "absurd", Richard Portes, professor of economics at the London Business School, told CNBC Monday.
The decision by Standard & Poor's to cut America's debt rating is, in Alan Greenspan’s view, bad for America’s state of mind.
The sovereign debt crises on both sides of the Atlantic has created what some analysts are calling an "ugliness contest" between the U.S. dollar and the euro, and experts remain split on which of the two currencies are a safer bet.
Peter Fisher, Blackrock global head of fixed income, discusses whether US Treasuries are still a safe bet for investors.
With S&P’s downgrade of the United States’ credit rating from AAA to AA, many are speculating on how markets and U.S. authorities will respond.
Come Monday, investors with a shorter time horizon may need to brace for some pain and even cut losses following the Standard & Poor's downgrade of US debt. But those with a longer time horizon can likely stand pat...cautiously.
Amid a two-week market selloff came the first whiffs of capitulation Friday, that throw-in-the-towel moment when stocks can find a bottoming point.
A look at why the charts are saying this sell-off is not a repeat of 2008 and insight on what currency traders should do with the dollar going forward, with Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management.
After the Dow Jones fell by 500 points on Thursday, European indices also faced a sell-off at Friday's open.
Debating whether the market has reached the bottom, with Scott Black, Delphi Management president, and Dan Fitzpatrick, Stockmarket Mentor president.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the morning update on bond yields and how the markets are reacting to the jobs report.
Insight and predictions on July's employment numbers, with Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group; Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, and Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors.
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.
Are investors overly pessimistic? Perspective on fear permeating the markets, with James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management; Tim Courtney, Burns Advisory Group, and Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors co-chairman.
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.
Mihir Worah, Global Real Return Portfolio Manager at PIMCO, talks about fixed income investment strategy.
"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."
Where can investors hide when central banks target safe havens? Hens Nordvig, head of G10 Fx Strategy at Nomura, weighs in.