*Fed bought $1.25 bln in notes maturing in 2038-2043.. NEW YORK, Feb 28- U.S. Separately, data showed inflation in the euro zone unexpectedly held steady this month, cooling expectations the European Central Bank might ease monetary policy as early as next week and further pressuring Treasuries.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Jane Ridley, Standard & Poor's analyst, discuss differences and similarities between the finances of the "windy city," versus the "motor city."
*Fed to buy $1 bln to $1.25 bln debt maturing 2036-2044. NEW YORK, Feb 28- U.S. "This is profit taking because rates are so low that any news that works against bonds tends to bring an exaggerated reaction," said Jim Vogel, an interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses Fed policy, interest rates and stock market fundamentals.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest read on how consumers feel about the economy.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on Midwest manufacturing.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the yield curve and the jump in the euro.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is keeping an eye on Citigroup.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on the health of the U.S. economy. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and James Bullard, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president & CEO, provide insight on the economic data.
James Bullard, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president & CEO, shares his thoughts on Europe's recession and the Fed's asset buying program. All of the things that we've been worried about over the last couple of years have dissipated, says Bullard.
James Bullard, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president & CEO, shares his thoughts on the outlook on housing and whether the Fed is like to change its pace of tapering.
James Bullard, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president & CEO, discusses whether this winter's harsh weather impacted recent economic data. The spate of soft data is not enough for me to revise my forecast, says Bullard.
Tensions in Ukraine, Venezuela fuel safety buying. "That might indicate some international demand from Japan or China, but there has also been a bid because of international news on Ukraine and Venezuela, as investors look to park money," said Brien.
Treasuries debt prices inched up on Thursday as tensions in Ukraine and Russia spurred safety buying, but investors remained cautious ahead of comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on recent economic data.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on why he thinks there are too many other fabulous companies to choose from besides Tesla. This is a press release company right now, says Cramer.
*Fed buys $1.25 billion in treasuries maturing 2038 to 2043. NEW YORK, Feb 26- U.S. "We have seen a reasonable bid emerge despite the stronger-than-expected new home sales report and a bid for the equity market, which we typically would expect to create a bit of selling in Treasuries," said Ian Lyngen, a senior government bond strategist at CRT Capital.
NEW YORK, Feb 26- U.S. The U.S. government bond market enjoyed a brief safe-haven rally after Russian President Vladimir Putin put combat troops on high alert for war games near Ukraine, following the toppling of its ally Viktor Yanukovich as president, traders said.