As investors look to the possibility of rising official interest rates in the U.S. and Britain in the coming year their expectations are colored by nasty memories of 2013' s taper tantrum, when bumbled communications by the Federal Reserve caused Treasury yields to spike and emerging markets to suffer.» Read More
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.
As Republicans failed to agree a plan to raise the US debt ceiling, Dennis Gartman, author of The Gartman Letter, warned that the US stock market was a dangerous place at the moment.
"The world’s financial system could face losses equivalent to that of Lehman’s failure by August 15, and then again on the fifteenth day and the last day of every month until default is rectified,” says one chief economist.
As America’s largest foreign creditor, China has little option but to hope for the best and try to calm jittery markets in the event of a downgrade of US debt by the ratings agencies according to economists at Capital Economics.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports Treasury rates are slightly lower ahead of tonight's House vote to raise the debt ceiling.
Yale’s constitutional law professor Jack Balkin has some innovative ideas about how to get around the debt ceiling.
A look at what's stirring market volatility and how to protect your investments, with Malcolm Gissen, Malcolm H. Gissen & Associates, and Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management CEO.
How to play market volatility, with Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners; John Brady, MF Global, and Win Thin, Brown Brothers Harriman.
CNBC's Rick Santelli with the details on today's Treasury auction from the CME.