There was also some safe-haven buying in the afternoon, boosting bond prices, in connection with tensions in the Middle East after the Federal Aviation Administration advised U.S. airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv in Israel.» Read More
Insight on how investors can protect their portfolios, with Lou Grasso, Millennium Futures; Win Thin. Brown Brothers Harriman, and CNBC's Rick Santelli & Eamon Javers discuss the details on the cuts and extension of the debt ceiling to reduce the deficit.
There is continuing weakness in the dollar but the trade is in the ten-year, says Jeff Kilburg, Treasury Curve.
The U.S. should choose to default instead of delaying the inevitable by raising the debt ceiling without dealing with the crux of the financial problems, David Murrin, chief investment officer at Emergent Asset Management told CNBC Monday.
Sunday night's deal that will see the US debt ceiling raised if it passes a vote in the House is merely a "band aid" and certainly not a game changer, according to an assessment from Barclays Capital.
Following the last-minute debt deal agreed by President Barack Obama and congressional leaders, one strategist is predicting the rating agencies should downgrade US debt by two notches.
On a weekend of high drama, President Barack Obama finally managed to get congressional leaders on both sides of the political divide to agree on a compromise plan to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a potentially devastating default.
The resounding view on Wall Street and among many financial regulators and veteran lawmakers is that there will be a catastrophe if the United States does not raise its debt limit in the next few days. But will the sky really fall? The New York Times reports.
The outcome and consequences of Washington's deficit-reduction efforts are as yet unknown, but what is clear is the heavy calendar of economic reports in the week ahead will have consequences of its own.
The “Mad Money” host lays out why everyone is terrified, and what possibilities lay ahead as the debt debate plays out.
The U.S. Treasury plans to hold auctions Monday for slightly more than $50 billion in 3- and 6-month bills, officials told primary dealers in New York Friday.
The week's top business news and investment advice, including debt bets and commodities plays.
Real estate mogul Donald Trump said Friday he'd consider running for president — again — if the U.S. economy "continues to be bad: and "if the Republicans pick the wrong candidate."
Jeffrey Rosen has a good discussion of the likely way the justices on the Supreme Court would vote if Barack Obama decided to use the Fourteenth Amendment as a tool for violating the debt ceiling prohibitions on additional borrowing.
The major issue is the dominance of the Tea Party on the Republican side. Discussing the likelihood of a U.S. default, and the likely outcome of Boehner's bill, with Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA).
Discussing the nation's debt ceiling crisis and its impact on U.S. Treasuries, with Tony Crescenzi PIMCO.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports Treasury prices rallied after a weaker than expected GDP report for Q2.
With the clock running out on the August 2 deadline to increase the debt ceiling, short-dated Treasury bill yields have gone up "fairly considerably over the course of the last week," Tad Rivelle, CIO for fixed income at TCW, told CNBC Friday.
Sen. Harry Reid says the new additions to the Boehner bill is hard to comprehend and The Strategy Session outlines your strategy for investing in Treasuries, with Tad Rivelle, TCW.
Discussing how to position your equity investments, with Thomas Lee, JPMorgan, and Charles Kantor, Neuberger Berman.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the update on bond yields.