Treasury long bond yields fell on Friday in thin trading, in line with declines in the eurozone after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the central bank was prepared to do more to stimulate the sluggish eurozone economy. U.S. government bonds took a cue from European markets, where Draghi's comments lifted eurozone debt and pushed yields on...» Read More
U.S. government debt prices rose on Wednesday after data showing a surprisingly steep drop in U.S. private payrolls in June, exacerbating worries about consumer spending in a sputtering economy.
U.S. government debt prices rose Tuesday, as traders favored bonds over stocks on lingering woes in the banking sector and worries about corporate profits due to record oil and a slowing economy.
Bond expert Tony Crescenzi sees a warning light flashing in the commercial paper market.
Longer term U.S. Treasury bond yields have bottomed and will steadily rise because of inflation pressures in the aftermath of the ongoing U.S. economic downturn, the manager of the world's biggest bond fund wrote on Monday.
U.S. Treasury debt prices added slightly to losses Monday after a stronger-than-expected reading on Midwest factory activity soothed worries of further contraction in manufacturing.
Treasury debt prices rose to session highs Friday on an accelerating safe-haven bid out of stocks, after the Dow Jones industrial average extended its slide to trade down 20 percent from October's record close.
U.S. Treasury debt prices extended earlier gains Thursday after a $20 billion five-year note auction attracted investors who showed more appetite for this maturity than a month ago.
The price of two-year U.S. Treasury notes turned flat Wednesday, erasing initial losses after the Federal Reserve, as expected, left interest rates unchanged but warned of elevated risks of inflation.
U.S. Treasury debt prices rose Tuesday after data showing slumping home prices and consumer confidence made it unlikely the Federal Reserve would dismiss growth concerns at its two-day policy meeting.
U.S. government debt prices were mostly weaker in light trading Monday as investors stayed on the sidelines before the Federal Reserve's policy meeting and Treasury Department note sales later this week.
U.S. Treasury debt prices rallied Friday as higher oil prices, weaker stocks and worries about the health of the financial sector drove a bid for safe-haven government debt.
U.S. Treasurys rose Wednesday as widening stock market losses enhanced the bid for safe-haven government debt and made a Federal Reserve rate hike this summer look less likely.
U.S. Treasury debt prices rallied Tuesday as press reports discussing the outlook for Federal Reserve policy encouraged markets to tone down their expectations for near-term interest-rate hikes.
Most U.S. Treasurys prices slipped into the minus column Monday as stocks cut their losses and the S&P 500 index turned higher, led by a sharp rebound in Lehman Brothers shares.
U.S. Treasury prices rose Friday after a contained reading of core consumer prices alleviated some bond market fears that global inflation pressures could soon force the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates.
Treasury debt prices slightly extended losses Thursday, with the benchmark yield reaching its highest since late December, after below-average demand in an auction of reopened 10-year Treasury notes.
U.S. Treasurys rallied Wednesday as stock losses, higher crude oil prices and rumored investment banking losses spurred a bid for safe-haven government debt after a two-day retreat.
U.S. government bond prices fell Tuesday, pushing two-year yields to their highest since January, as inflation fears increased expectations the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates this year to control price growth.
Treasury debt prices fell Monday as lower oil prices helped boost stocks and undermined any safe-haven bidding for government debt.
Treasurys rallied Friday after the U.S. jobless rate jumped to its highest in more than 3-1/2 years, soothing fears of an imminent interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve.