• China’s Treasury Holdings Make US Woes Its Own Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 10:39 AM ET
    Treasury Building

    However grim Washington’s debt and deficit negotiations may seem to Americans, the impasse is nearly as disturbing for China.  As the United States’ biggest foreign creditor—holding an estimated $1.5 trillion in American government debt—China has been a vocal critic of what it considers Washington’s politicized profligacy.

  • Fed, Bernanke, and the Economy     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 7:37 AM ET

    Economic data has come in weaker than expected, says Dino Kos, former NY Federal Reserve Bank/Hamiltonian Associates, who thinks QE3 might become a reality due to this data.

  • US Debt Showdown Moving Into Crunch Time Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 2:30 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Two weeks before their final deadline, President Barack Obama and top lawmakers will face more pressure Tuesday for a debt deal amid a growing sense that a last-ditch plan taking shape in Congress may be the only way to avoid a devastating U.S. default.

  • Gold Could Hit $1,700 by End of the Year: Analyst Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 1:39 AM ET

    Gold is likely to hit $1,650 an ounce by the end of the year and could even hit $1,700, according to one analyst.

  • Wall Street sign

    Traders are hoping earnings will continue to emerge as a bright spot Tuesday, when a string of major blue chips report ahead of the market open and Apple reports after the closing bell.

  • Santelli's Bond Market Report     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 3:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports Treasury prices fell today as European debt fears dominate the markets.

  • Midday Bond Report     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 1:02 PM ET

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

  • Santelli's Bond Report     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 9:19 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the morning bond report.

  • Geithner: Certain of a Debt Deal     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    Discussing plans in the event the debt ceiling is not raised, with Timothy Geithner, Treasury Secretary, who says the only available plan is for Congress to act, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Debt drama in the US and Europe continues next week just as earnings season gets into full swing. It's going to be a volatile week for the market.

  • Bond Report Update     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the metrics following the Euro banks' stress tests.

  • Santelli's Bond Report     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the update on bond yields and the U.S. dollar from the CME.

  • Industrial Production Up in June     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports IP numbers were up two-tenths of one percent last month.

  • S&P's Chambers on Debt Ceiling Debate     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 9:10 AM ET

    The debate has lasted longer and has been more intractable than anyone has expected, says John Chambers, S&P managing director.

  • US Default Inevitable: Fund Manager Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 12:22 AM ET

    A U.S. default isn't a matter of "if" but "when," David Murrin, chief investment officer at Emergent Asset Management, told CNBC.

  • Google

    Google's strong earnings and rocketing stock price may temporarily distract investors, but tension around U.S. debt ceiling discussions and the results of European bank stress tests Friday could quickly snap markets back to bigger concerns.

  • US Default Could Send Investors Fleeing to—Treasurys Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 4:18 PM ET

    “The ironic thing—and it’s not out of the realm of possibility—is that the financial panic from these events could actually rally Treasuries on what would be the ‘Mother of all’ fear trades,” says one strategist.

  • Market Moves Update     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 3:50 PM ET

    A look at what's driving the markets in the final minutes of trading and an outlook on tomorrow's trading day, with Tobias Levkovich, Citi Investment Research, and Steven Neimeth, SunAmerica Asset Management.

  • Bond Report Update     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 3:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's Treasury auction at the CME.

  • Don't be so sure that there won't be a market for unauthorized government bonds.