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  • Bonds Hit Session Highs Following S&P Bank Warning Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 1:08 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices rallied to session highs Monday after Standard & Poor's warned that outlooks on large US banks are now predominantly negative, spurring a fresh round of safety bids for bonds.

  • Bond Prices Rally as Inflation Fears Subside Friday, 30 May 2008 | 10:45 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices rose Friday after a key inflation reading that was in line with expectations provided investors some relief that price pressures may not be careening out of control.

  • Bonds Fall Again Amid Rising Inflation Fears Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 12:12 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices fell Thursday for a third straight session as worries over inflation and a spate of new debt supply continued to weigh on bonds.

  • Crescenzi: Why Treasuries are Getting Hit Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 9:00 AM ET

    Better credit conditions and worries about inflation are pushing yields up, explains bond expert Tony Crescenzi.

  • Bonds Fall as Durables Orders Ease Recession Fears Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 10:19 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices fell Wednesday after a key barometer of business investment posted a surprisingly sharp gain last month, dimming fears the U.S. is in a dire recession.

  • Bonds Gain From Pre-Holiday Flight to Safety Friday, 23 May 2008 | 1:27 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices recouped some of the previous session's steep losses Friday as falling stocks reignited safe-haven buying of government debt ahead of a long holiday weekend.

  • Bonds Take Beating as Inflation Fears Intensify Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 12:41 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices fell Thursday as escalating inflation concerns driven by surging energy prices took a toll on sentiment, with data showing some signs of job market resilience adding to the selloff.

  • Pimco's Gross: Inflation Threat Is Being Underplayed Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 11:33 AM ET
    Bill Gross

    Americans are fooling themselves if they think U.S. inflation is under control, the manager of the world's largest bond fund said

  • Bonds Pare Losses Following Fed Minutes Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 2:19 PM ET

    Treasurys slipped Wednesday as profit-taking on the previous day's gains made early weakness -- driven by a rise in German business sentiment -- more pronounced before the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's most recent monetary policy meeting.

  • Bonds Gain As Oil Surge Pushes Investors to Safe Haven Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 12:51 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices rose Tuesday as record high oil prices heightened prospects for a slower economy and falling equities pushed funds into safe-haven government bonds.

  • Bonds Slip as Economy Averting Recession Monday, 19 May 2008 | 10:53 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices erased early gains Monday and fell into the minus column as investors moved into stocks after an economic forecasting gauge suggested that even though the U.S. economy was weak, it has so far averted recession.

  • What a Deal: Trash for Treasuries Sunday, 18 May 2008 | 11:31 AM ET

    Saving the nation’s financial system from reckless banks and brokerage firms is an enormous job, heaven knows. But somebody’s got to do it, so the Federal Reserve Board, with its taxpayer-funded balance sheet, stepped in.

  • Bonds Gain Following Weak Consumer Sentiment Reading Friday, 16 May 2008 | 2:36 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices rose Friday after a surprisingly weak sentiment reading reawakened fears that consumer spending could slide.

  • Bonds Gain on Signs That Economy Still Weak Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 2:59 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices climbed Thursday after signs of softness in manufacturing and the labor market hinted the economy continued to weaken.

  • Bonds Shed CPI-Spurred Gains as Stocks Curb Safety Bid Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 9:01 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices shed earlier gains Wednesday as sharply rising stocks curbed the safe harbor bid for government securities.

  • Long Bonds Stumble on Economic Indicators Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 9:53 AM ET

    The 30-year Treasury bond's price fell more than a full point Tuesday in the aftermath of a stronger-than-expected U.S. retail sales report and data showing persistent import price inflation.

  • Treasury debt prices rose after a Federal Reserve official's comments sparked renewed concern about the US economy and as investors plowed more cash back into the market from the quarterly refunding.

  • Treasury debt prices rose as traders reinvested cash from a record amount of maturing federal government bonds into Treasurys amid persistent worries about the economy.

  • Bonds Hit Session Highs as Oil Continues to Soar Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 9:32 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices hit session highs as stocks extended losses after oil prices jumped to record peaks above $123 per barrel.

  • 10-Year Price Slips as Fannie Reassures Market Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 9:56 AM ET

    The price of 10-year Treasury notes dipped Tuesday, erasing earlier gains, as reassuring comments from Fannie Mae sent the stock market higher and dimmed bonds' safe-haven appeal.