• Savings Bonds

    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.

  • NY Stock Exchange Traders

    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."

  • Think Twice About Treasuries?     Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 3:50 PM ET

    Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities, with a fundamental take on why treasuries may not be a good hedge amid the current market sell-off.

  • BlackRock CEO Takes Long View on Dividend Stocks Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 12:16 PM ET

    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.

  • Bonds Don't Lie     Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 12:12 PM ET

    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."

  • Bond Bargains: Risks vs. Reward     Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 4:34 PM ET

    Choosing a fixed income investment in a weak economy, with Bill Eigen, JPMorgan Asset Management, and Rick Rieder, BlackRock.

  • 30 Year Treasury Yields 4.23%     Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

    Dan Haugh, PTI Securities & Futures with a look at today's $13 billion Treasury auction.

  • Could China Knock Treasury Trade?     Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 12:55 PM ET

    China has a lot at stake when it comes to U.S. debt and the dollar, with David Riedel, Riedel Research Group president.

  • Pimco's El-Erian on Economic Growth     Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    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.

  • 10- Year Treasury Note Yields 2.9     Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 1:07 PM ET

    Brian Battle, Performance Trust Capital Partners reports on today's Treasury auction.

  • Meredith Whitney: Debt Doomsayer     Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    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 Still A Treasured Asset?     Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 6:50 AM ET

    Treasurys and fixed income are still a good place to invest in currently, says Eric Pellicciaro, BlackRock head of global rates investments.

  • Bonds: Treasury Note 3-Year Auction     Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 1:09 PM ET

    John Brady, MF Global with the latest details on the 3-year Treasury note auction.

  • Double-Dip Unlikely so Buy Stocks: Economist Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 3:53 AM ET
    Fed Chief Ben Bernanke Testifies to House Budget Committee

    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.

  • Fed Won't Rule Anything Out     Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    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.

  • Bond Update: Treasuries Dip     Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 1:20 PM ET

    Treasury prices down ahead of this week's $66 billion auction, with Jeff Carter, Pointsandfigures.com.

  • What's Driving Market Sell-Off?     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 3:00 PM ET

    Discussing key issues driving the market's sell-off, with CNBC's Ron Insana, Mary Thompson, Bertha Coombs, and Melissa Francis.

  • New York Stock Exchange trader

    If this is what a soft patch in the economy looks like, then beware the specter of a hard landing.

  • 10-Year Treasury Yield Below 3%     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    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.