NEW YORK, July 23- U.S. long-term Treasury debt prices ended slightly lower on Wednesday in thin trading, but their near-term outlook remained positive on safe-haven demand as global tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine persisted. Treasuries maturing August 2022 through May 2024 as part of its economic stimulus program, also helped keep a lid on yields.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and fixed income market.
NEW YORK, July 16- U.S. benchmark Treasury yields edged lower on Wednesday, slipping back from an early boost delivered after data suggesting the world's largest economy is on solid footing. Prices are high and you have the Fed nicely priced in, "said David Ader, head of government bond strategy at CRT Capital Group in Stamford, Connecticut.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act, and the relationship between the Treasury and the Federal Reserve.
NEW YORK, July 16- U.S. benchmark Treasury yields edged higher for a third straight session on Wednesday, boosted by yet another piece of data suggesting the world's largest economy is on solid footing. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its producer price index for final demand increased 0.4 percent, reversing May's 0.2 percent decline.
Treasury yields and market speculation Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is leaning toward tightening monetary policy that has kept interest rates at record lows. "We have had some subtly hawkish messages from Janet Yellen," said Joe Manimbo, senior market analyst at Western Union Business Solutions in Washington.
Shrinking spreads between emerging market bond yields and U.S. Treasurys' may spur bubble fears, but some analysts don't see any reason for alarm.
NEW YORK, July 15- The bond market traded in a narrow range on Tuesday, absorbing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's message that the U.S. economic recovery remains incomplete and early signs of a pick-up in inflation are not enough to accelerate anticipated interest rate increases.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
NEW YORK, July 15- U.S. Yellen speaks before the Senate Banking Committee at 1000 EDT and again to the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday as part of its semiannual monetary policy report.
CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on a string of earnings out this morning, including JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, and Johnson & Johnson.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Paul McCulley, Pimco chief economist, provide perspective on Tuesday's retail sales numbers and weigh in on Fed policy ahead of Janet Yellen's Capitol Hill testimony.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, (D-N.D.), discusses what she wants to hear from Janet Yellen when the Fed Chair testifies before Congress later this morning on Fed monetary policy.
Paul McCulley, Pimco chief economist, provides perspective on why the banking sector will have to change its current business model.
Paul McCulley, Pimco chief economist, shares his thoughts on Fed policy, Janet Yellen and interest rates.
The Fed needs to get off of zero interest rates in a reasonable time frame, says Paul McCulley, Pimco chief economist, discussing the Fed exiting its easy money policy.
Bill Gross is my friend, says Paul McCulley, Pimco chief economist, talking about his return to Pimco after the departure of Mohamed El-Erian. Pimco is in my blood, says McCulley.
The Fed has been successful against great odds and a great deal of criticism from Wall Street, says Paul McCulley, Pimco chief economist, sharing his thoughts on Fed policy, Janet Yellen and the economic recovery.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen begins two days of testimony before Congress. Will Yellen stay the course or ruin the rally? Michael Tyler, Easter Bank Wealth Management, and Jim Swanson, MFS Investment Management, discuss what they expect to hear from Yellen's testimony.
WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction, with rates on six-month bills unchanged while rates on three-month bills dropped to the lowest level since late April. The Treasury Department auctioned $25 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.025 percent, down from 0.030 percent last week.
*Concerns ease over Portugal's top bank. Yellen, who will go before the Senate Banking Committee Tuesday to deliver the latest report to Congress on monetary policy, could take a hawkish stance on raising interest rates in response to strong June jobs data, analysts and investors said.