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  • Bonds Gain on Credit Fears; Immune to Import Data Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | 10:23 AM ET

    U.S. Treasurys rose for a fourth straight day Friday, with benchmark yields at their lowest in more than two years, as investors fled to low-risk government debt after the fourth-biggest U.S. bank warned of losses.

  • Bonds Rise as Stocks Deepen Their Descent Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 2:01 PM ET

    U.S. government bond prices rose Thursday as investors shifted out of stocks and into less risky investments on ongoing fears constricted credit markets would dent corporate profits.

  • Bonds Rally as Anxious Investors Seek Safe Havens Wednesday, 7 Nov 2007 | 2:11 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys rallied strongly Wednesday as falling stocks, a plunging dollar and record high oil prices spooked investors and sent them scurrying into safe-haven government bonds

  • Bonds Mixed as Fears of Writedowns Persist Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 12:25 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys eased on Tuesday as the prospect of a stronger open on Wall Street prompted investors to step back from the heavy buying that had dunked yields to their lowest in two years.

  • Bonds Up as Citi's Woes Suggest More Fed Cuts Ahead Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 1:22 PM ET

    U.S. government bonds rose Monday as investors bet a banking sector crisis would keep the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates despite signs of strength in the economy.

  • Bonds Gain as Financial Firms Cause Concern Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 4:51 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys prices rose Friday for a second day, as jitters about the future of financial companies had investors turning to lower-risk assets like government debt.

  • Bond Prices Fall Further on Strong GDP Data Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 9:07 AM ET

    U.S. government debt prices slipped on Wednesday, adding to their earlier losses after data showed U.S. economic growth was well above forecasts at 3.9 percent in the third quarter.

  • Treasurys Turn Negative as Stocks Pare Losses Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | 2:16 PM ET

    Treasury prices gave up early gains and turned lower Tuesday as Wall Street cut its losses and diminished demand for low-risk bonds.

  • Bonds Rise As Focus Shifts to Fed Meeting Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 10:34 AM ET

    U.S. Treasurys rose Friday as expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next week trumped a stock market rally that threatened to lure cash out of low-risk bonds.

  • Bonds Flat on Tepid Demand, Rate Cut Expectations Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 4:15 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices were flat Thursday, on mediocre demand in a five-year note auction and on weak economic data that supported the view the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next week.

  • Bonds Rally as Stocks Plunge; No Impact from Auction Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 12:01 PM ET

    U.S. Treasuries rallied Wednesday as grim housing data and poor Merrill Lynch quarterly results painted a bleak picture of the economy and boosted expectations of a rate cut by the Federal Reserve next week.

  • Bonds Edge Up on Economy, Rate Cut Views Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 5:49 PM ET

    The U.S. Treasury debt market eked out gains Tuesday, as bond bulls brushed off a recovery in equities and focused on signs of a slowing economy and prospects of the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates.

  • Bonds Fall in Profit-Taking Retreat Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 10:54 AM ET

    U.S. Treasuries fell Monday, pulling two-year yields off their lowest level since late 2005, as profit-taking set in following the strongest weekly rally since the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001.

  • Bonds Rally on Safe-Haven Bid as Stocks Tumble Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 5:07 PM ET

    Treasuries finished a winning week with strong gains Friday, as tumbling equities propelled investors into safe-haven U.S. government debt on the 20th anniversary of the 1987 stock market crash.

  • Fear Walking Down The Street Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 2:16 PM ET

    You can hear the wings flapping in the Treasury market, as the big flight to safety trade that started yesterday continues. The dollar is skidding to new lows, and a bit of fear has returned to the street.

  • Bonds Rise Rally for Fourth Day on Credit Concerns Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 1:55 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury bonds rallied for the fourth day Thursday as credit concerns along with soft U.S. labor and factory data boosted expectations the Federal Reserve would cut rates soon and made investors more risk averse.

  • Best Bets: Time To Be Picky About Bonds Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 2:08 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke delivers the board's Monetary Policy Report to the Senate Banking Committee in Washington Wednesday, July 19, 2006. "The recent rise in inflation is of concern," and possible increases in the prices of oil as well as other raw materials "remain a risk to the inflation outlook," Bernanke said. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook)

    Bond investors need to stick with a selective approach even if the Federal Reserve looks to be in an interest rate cutting mode.

  • Bonds Rise as Dismal Housing Overshadows Inflation Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 9:06 AM ET

    Treasury bond prices rose Wednesday as fresh evidence of a dismal US housing market overshadowed data showing inflation pressures rose slightly, bolstering investors' hopes for an interest rate cut.

  • Pimco's Gross: Rate Cut Coming, But Not in October Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 1:26 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve will cut interest rates again but probably not at the October policy-making meeting, said Bill Gross, manager of the world's biggest bond fund on Tuesday.

  • Bonds Rise on Renewed Credit Market Worries Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 12:54 PM ET

    U.S. government bond prices rose Tuesday as worries about credit markets and slipping equities prompted investors to seek the safety of Treasurys.