NEW YORK, March 27- U.S. Treasury yields fell and held near session lows on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gave mildly hawkish comments on a potential interest rate increase this year and as investors bought bonds ahead of month-end rebalancing. "Month-end is on Tuesday and there's a fairly large index extension," said Daniel Mulholland, head of...» Read More
No one argues that the staggering deficits run up by the American government in a bid to rescue the economy are desirable, healthy or even sustainable — not if the national debt continues to swell at its current pace. But considerable debate centers on when and how vigorously to start easing off Washington’s borrowing habit, with substantial risks at both extremes, the New York Times reported.
The Mad Money host has a plan to help US households recover their savings.
Treasurys and other government bonds will prosper if the inflation threat stays at bay a little longer, and a slight fall in the Russian market would help the global economy, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.
The Founding Fathers left one legacy not celebrated on Independence Day but which affects us all. It's the national debt.
Crisis-stricken Ireland's debt rating has been downgraded by Moody's amid mounting worries about the country's public finances and the cost of the government's bailout of the banking system.
Fears about inflation and hyperinflation could create another economic downturn, bigger than the one the world went through, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC Tuesday.
People who invested with Bernard Madoff were greedy and happy to accept high returns without probing too much in the way these were achieved, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC Tuesday.
Stocks rallied Monday as convicted Ponzi swindler Bernie Madoff received the maximum sentence and oil topped $71 a barrel. Plus, there was some window dressing as Tuesday marks the end of the second quarter.
Stocks rallied Monday as convicted Ponzi swindler Bernie Madoff received the maximum sentence and oil topped $71 a barrel.
Stocks rallied Monday as Bernie Madoff received the maximum sentence and oil topped $71 a barrel.
Wall Street eased into a holiday-shortened week with stock index futures pointing to a slightly lower opening Monday.
The Dow capped another down week with a loss Friday as investors shrugged off a surge in consumer sentiment and instead focused on the fact that consumers are squirreling away their money at a feverish pace. But techs gained after encouraging earnings from Palm.
Stocks declined Friday as investors shrugged off a surge in consumer sentiment, instead focusing on the fact that consumers are squirrel away their money at a feverish pace. But techs gained after encouraging earnings from Palm.
Futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Friday, despite the fact that stocks in Asia and Europe rallied on the back of higher commodities and metals prices.
Ever since two middle-aged men with Japanese passports were caught in Italy this month trying to smuggle a purported $134.5 billion in United States government bearer bonds into Switzerland, the Internet has been abuzz with theories.
Considering we just ended a week long sale of Treasurys totaling a record setting $104 billion in debt, how should you play the back of it?
Stocks had their best day in weeks Thursday after solid demand for another Treasury auction and encouraging earnings reports from retailer Bed, Bath & Beyond and homebuilder Lennar.
Stocks rebounded Thursday as an unexpected profit from Bed, Bath & Beyond buoyed consumer stocks — and hopes for an economic recovery.
You could almost hear a collective sigh of relief sweep across Wall Street after Thursday’s successful sale of Treasurys. How should you be positioned?
Using current rates for 3-month Treasury Bills, it will take 360 years to double your money in cash. Not terribly promising for those of us approaching our golden years.