• Bond insurers tap advisers for Puerto Rico debt Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 12:24 PM ET
    Public water utility workers fix a pipe in Old San Juan. The island-territory of the United States is on the brink of a debt crisis as lending has skyrocketed in the last decade with the government issuing municipal bonds mostly to finance pensions.

    A pair of big bond insurers with more than $10 billion of exposure to Puerto Rican debt have hired restructuring advisers.

  • Santelli: 10-year finds 'comfortable area'     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at the latest yields in Treasurys, as the Japanese yen moves into positive territory

  • Is the party over for high yield?     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Gershon Distenfeld, global high yield fund manager at Alliance Bernstein, and Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Wealth Management, discuss whether investing in high yield is still a good strategy.

  • Dubai catches a break on $20 billion debt pile Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 9:56 AM ET

    Dubai has stuck an agreement with the UAE's Abu Dhabi to refinance $20 billion of debt coming due this year.

  • The long and grueling road: Getting out of debt Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 7:58 AM ET

    Forget consolidation loans, extended credit lines or debt relief agencies. Some say the only way to escape debt is the hard, sweaty way.

  • World Acceptance investigated by CFPB     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 2:43 PM ET

    Shares of World Acceptance Corp. tanked after news the company received a civil investigative demand from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. CNBC's Herb Greenberg wonders what took the CFPB "so long."

  • Why Santelli is watching these 3 markets     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 9:39 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses how this morning's revised retail number is impacting Treasurys, and takes a look at the action in Japanese government bonds and the Chinese yuan.

  • Corker: Deal to end Fannie, Freddie is just right Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:25 AM ET
    Sen. Bob Corker, R-TN

    The compromise emerging on winding down mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is a "Goldilocks deal," Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.

  • Santelli: Treasurys are easy     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, as the euro "continues to be a barn burner."

  • Who bought Puerto Rico's debt?     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    The U.S. Commonwealth borrowed $3.5 billion in one of the largest junk-rated municipal bond offerings ever. Treasury Secretary of Puerto Rico Melba Acosta, and Puerto Rico Government Development Bank Chair David Chafey, discusses the bigger offering than expected.

  • Puerto Rico's new bonds     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Puerto Rico is going to borrow $3.5 billion to address its liquidity crisis.

  • Santelli: Big day for Treasurys     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, including compression in the 10-year Treasury, and a look at the U.S. dollar.

  • Santelli: Treasurys move 'at snail's pace'     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 9:39 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • UK economy heading for trouble?     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities Management, says the U.K. is building up debt to generate growth and this could lead to problems for the economy ahead.

  • Santelli: Don't ignore bank trading profits     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses how today's jobs number is impacting the dollar/yen trade, yields, and the financial sector.

  • Doctors only for big problems: Obamacare architect Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 1:16 PM ET
    Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel

    Physician assistants and registered nurses will play a greater role in treating routine illnesses, said one of the Obamacare architects.

  • Santelli: Yields pop on jobless claims     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 9:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, after the release of this morning's initial jobless claims data. Also a look at why the euro is in "break out mode."

  • Weak Feb. non-manufacturing Index: 51.6     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down February's weak ISM non-manufacturing index at 51.6 vs. 54.0 in January.

  • Santelli: Euro wants to break out     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • Alan Simpson: US 'sucking on canal water' soon Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 1:37 PM ET
    Alan Simpson

    Former Sen. Alan Simpson has a dire prediction when it comes to the national debt.

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