NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. The highlight of the meeting, starting later Thursday and sponsored by the Kansas City Federal Reserve, is the speech on Friday by Fed Chair Janet Yellen at 10 a.m. EDT, where she is expected talk about labor markets.» Read More
Some of Wall Street’s biggest banks are preparing to curtail use of US Treasurys in August as a precaution against any turbulence that could follow if lawmakers fail to raise the U.S. debt ceiling soon, the FT reports.
After six straight down weeks, stocks could get rocked in the week ahead amid a slew of economic reports. "Sentiment is still falling," one strategist said, though added that it "hasn't dropped into panic territory."
Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities, with a fundamental take on why treasuries may not be a good hedge amid the current market sell-off.
BlackRock's Laurence Fink is not concerned with the current "soft patch" in the U.S. economy or the Dow industrials below 12000. In the long-term, he believes dividend-paying stocks will be a better investment than bonds.
What the bond markets are telling investors about the global economy, with David Murray, Australia Future Fund chairman.
The bulls trotted gingerly back into the stock market and, if they stick around on Friday, the market could avoid a sixth week of losses. Still, one market strategist cautioned: "It is not the beginning of a new bull market rally."
Choosing a fixed income investment in a weak economy, with Bill Eigen, JPMorgan Asset Management, and Rick Rieder, BlackRock.
Dan Haugh, PTI Securities & Futures with a look at today's $13 billion Treasury auction.
China has a lot at stake when it comes to U.S. debt and the dollar, with David Riedel, Riedel Research Group president.
Housing, credit, public finances, and the labor areas of the economy are currently impaired and until the country gets over those structural impairments, economic growth will be tough for a while, says Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO/Co-CIO, who also mentions that Washington needs a growth strategy in order to get over these headwinds.
Brian Battle, Performance Trust Capital Partners reports on today's Treasury auction.
Muni defaults are a consequence of state budget gaps, says Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group founder/CEO, who also points out that there are insufficient revenues to support state projects.
Treasurys and fixed income are still a good place to invest in currently, says Eric Pellicciaro, BlackRock head of global rates investments.
John Brady, MF Global with the latest details on the 3-year Treasury note auction.
Despite weak economic data a double dip recession is unlikely and investors should favor stocks over bonds, according to Chris Watling, the CEO of Longview Economics in London.
Could disappointing economic data spark the Fed to introduce QE3? Discussing the slowdown in the economy, with Eric Rosengren, Boston Fed President, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Treasury prices down ahead of this week's $66 billion auction, with Jeff Carter, Pointsandfigures.com.
Discussing key issues driving the market's sell-off, with CNBC's Ron Insana, Mary Thompson, Bertha Coombs, and Melissa Francis.
If this is what a soft patch in the economy looks like, then beware the specter of a hard landing.
CNBC's David Faber takes a look at the 10-year Treasury note and wonders if shorting-selling helped send prices up and push yields down below 3% rate.