Treasury long bond yields fell on Friday in thin trading, in line with declines in the eurozone after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the central bank was prepared to do more to stimulate the sluggish eurozone economy. U.S. government bonds took a cue from European markets, where Draghi's comments lifted eurozone debt and pushed yields on...» Read More
On Thursday the Dow gave up a triple digit gain in an afternoon sell-off to close flat. How should you be positioned now?
As the first quarter comes to a close, the Dow is barreling toward 11,000, fueled by low rates, earnings optimism and typical end-of-quarter buying. But one thing could pop the rally: Higher taxes.
Considering stocks are trading near 18-month highs should you run for the exits or hold your breath and buy?
Stocks ended sharply higher Tuesday after a late rally as investors cheered a better-than-expected existing-home sales report. The Dow gained over 100 points, led by Kraft and Pfizer. Health insurers gave back some of its gains after the prior session's rally.
Stocks pushed higher Tuesday after a $44 billion two-year note auction and a better-than-expected existing-home sales report. Health care gave back some of its gains after the prior session's rally.
Stocks advanced Tuesday after a report showed existing-home sales fell less than expected last month but health care gave back some of its gains after the prior session's rally.
U.S. stock index futures pushed higher Tuesday following a positive close on Wall Street Monday as investors looked toward key housing data to gauge the strength of the sector.
A couple of things have happened over the past 2 years that have transformed the once boring fixed income market into something a bit more interesting.
After weeks of backing a European rescue for the financially troubled Greece, Germany shifted course on Thursday, signaling that help should come from the International Monetary Fund rather than Greece’s neighbors, the New York Times reported.
The markets have created their own gold standard because of uncertainties regarding other asset classes, Marc Faber, author of "The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report," told CNBC Thursday.
The euro is unlikely to still exist as a currency over the longer term, the pound will fall substantially in the next few years and US Treasurys and some real estate in China are the world's two current bubbles, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC.com Wednesday.
Financials racked up gains again Thursday but after a 10 day winning streak, should keep betting on the banks?
One stock is dominating our traders’ radar on Wednesday as it dances around a key level with very heavy volume in the name. What must you know?
The recent slump in housing is making some analysts uneasy about a recovery that looked sustainable just a couple months ago and comes as the Fed is nearing the end of a program to support the mortgage market.
Bets by some of the same banks that helped Greece shroud its mounting debts may actually now be pushing the nation closer to the brink of financial ruin, the New York Times reported.
Even in these tough times you can still find opportunity. You just have to know where to look!
The economies in the West are not actually recovering, Martin Hennecke, associate director at Tyche, told CNBC. He foresees high or even hyper inflation in the West and a potential crisis in the bonds market.
Retirement isn't all about fixed-income investing. Your portfolio also needs a solid income stream and growth potential (for offsetting inflation). Otherwise, you may outlive your savings.
China's move to unload US debt is likely to continue in the long term while the "euro scare" may last a while, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC.com Wednesday.
With corporate bond demand facing an uncertain period after a robust 2009, investors face a hunt for yield in which bond funds will play an even greater role.