TOKYO, July 3- Japanese government bond prices firmed on Friday, tracking firmer Treasuries after a disappointing U.S. employment report raised doubts about whether U.S. interest rates would rise this year. Volume was thin due to caution ahead of Greece's referendum on Sunday on its bailout conditions, as well as a U.S. market holiday on Friday to observe...» Read More
Is it a good idea for America to have a reluctant Treasury Secretary while the economy seems to be running out of steam?
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the market's selloff and retail stocks, and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter explains the big reversal in gold and how to play it.
A check on what traders are watching on the floors, and where the markets are headed, with Anthony Neglia, Tower Trading; Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Jon Corzine stands much more of a chance of being tapped to be the next Treasury Secretary than many in Washington or on Wall Street think.
Discussing how investors can protect their portfolios in a volatile market environment, with Todd Salamone, Schaeffer's Investment Research; Ron Insana, CNBC Contributor, and Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab.
There's long been speculation that Jon Corzine might be tapped to replace Tim Geithner as Treasury Secretary and the buzz just got a little louder.
The US is likely to see its debt downgraded by the credit rating agencies, despite the passage of a bill to raise the country's debt ceiling on Monday, analysts told CNBC.
U.S. Treasurys have rallied in recent days as worries about slowing growth have overtaken concerns about the sustainability of U.S. government debt. But one analyst says Treasurys are among the riskiest assets on the planet today and investors should look at Asian government bonds instead.
The bear market is on its way back, economist and contrarian investor Marc Faber, the editor and publisher of The Gloom Boom & Doom Report told CNBC Tuesday.
States with more federal workers are now on credit watch, says Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal & Co.
I agree with Paul Krugman that the deal to raise the debt ceiling is a disaster.
Probably the best commentary I've seen today on the market reaction to the debt ceiling deal comes from Cullen Roche at Pragmatic Capitalist:
Is U.S. debt in danger of a downgrade? Discussing pending threats to the nation's triple A rating, with CNBC's David Riley, Fitch Ratings.
The Federal Reserve likely will launch its next round of quantitative easing later this month with language that will set a specific target for inflation, Pimco's Bill Gross told CNBC.
Is the country's fiscal situation a "wild frontier"? Bill Gross, PIMCO founder/Co-CIO reveals where he is investing right now.
Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Partners on why people will flee the euro and go to a safe haven like US Treasurys, since the United States is 'the least dirty shirt in the bag.'
The dollar will face months of weakness in the run up to the U.S elections next year, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy, HSBC told CNBC Tuesday
The current low rate of GDP (gross domestic product) growth in the United States indicates that the world's largest economy is headed for another recession, according to Anthony Doyle, Director of Investment Specialists M&G Investments.
Insight on whether the debt ceiling deal and a possible downgrade by S&P will severely impact Treasurys or not, with Stanley Crouch, Aegis Capital CIO, who says he does not typically sell Treasurys if they have been downgraded by credit rating agencies.