Bonds Headlines


  • TIPS breakeven rates slip before $15 bln auction. NEW YORK, Dec 18- U.S. Treasuries yields rose on Thursday as Wall Street stock prices rose a day after U.S.

  • Fed: No 'anxious' desire to increase rates  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Discussing the recent Fed meeting, Tim Speiss, chairman of personal wealth advisors at EisnerAmper, says the central bank appears to be on "a slow and focused process" when raising rates, with no apparent rise until the end of the first quarter of 2015.

  • US Treasurys fall, investors mull Fed comments Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 6:36 AM ET

    U.S. government debt prices moved lower on Thursday, after the Federal Reserve tweaked its comments on the timing of an interest rate rise.

  • US will face an 'inflation scare': Pro  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    Kully Samra, managing director at Charles Schwab, says inflation in the U.S. will rise faster than expected despite downward pressure on energy prices.

  • Here's the main takeaway from Fed  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Don Hanna, Asia Managing Director at Hanna-Roubini Global Economics, says the Fed's key message is that the labor market, inflation and financial conditions will be key to when the Fed raises interest rates.

  • Assessing Fed's commitment to price stability  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 9:16 PM ET

    Robert Heller, Former Federal Reserve Governor, explains why he doesn't believe that the U.S. central bank is chasing stability with its 2 percent inflation target.

  • JGBs edge down, take cue from stocks and U.S. Treasuries Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 10:09 PM ET

    TOKYO, Dec 18- Japanese government bonds edged down on Thursday, taking their cue from firmer domestic equities as well as losses in U.S. Japan's Ministry of Finance set the coupon on the new notes at 1.2 percent, the lowest level since June 2003' s 0.8 percent, down from 1.4 percent at November's offering in that zone. Japan's Nikkei stock average was up 2.6 percent,...

  • Reading the change in Fed's statement  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 5:50 PM ET

    Despite the change, the Fed remains comfortable with lifting interest rates in mid-2015, says Toby Lawson, Managing Director of futures and options execution, Asia-Pacific at Societe Generale Newedge.

  • Expect Fed rate hikes next summer: Pimco's Mather Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 6:05 PM ET
    The U.S. Federal Reserve Building is shown at sunrise in Washington, Oct. 28, 2014.

    Pimco's Scott Mather said he expects the Federal Reserve to move slowly in raising interest rates.

  • *FOMC stresses patience in normalizing interest rates. *Yellen sees boost for U.S. from oil drop, downplays risk. NEW YORK, Dec 17- U.S.

  • Yellen: Normalization unlikely 'next couple meetings'  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, remarks on the range of views on the committee about when the lift in rates would be appropriate.

  • Fed Chair Yellen: New language not policy change  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 2:30 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen provides insight to an update to the committee's forward guidance for the federal funds rate indicating it can be patient in beginning to normalize the stance in monetary policy.

  • Market responds positively to Fed  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 2:12 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    CNBC's Bob Pisani dissects the move higher in the S&P 500 after the FOMC statement. The Fed said the effects of lower oil prices are transitory in nature.

  • Fed confusing, way behind the game: Pro  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    Reacting to the FOMC statement, with Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee; David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds; Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management; and CNBC's Steve Liesman. The Fed has kept its key phrase of "considerable time."

  • Here’s what changed in new Fed statement Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 2:04 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve building in Washington.

    This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on October 29.

  • Fed keeps 'considerable time,' but not as policy  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Federal Reserve has kept its key phrase of "considerable time" regarding keeping interest rates near zero, but only as a reference, not a policy. The committee continues to monitor inflation developments.

  • Russia's ruble not out of danger yet  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    The Russian ruble is seeing a slight rebound after Tuesday's rate hike. Chris Turner, head of FX strategy at ING, discusses whether this puts investors at ease.

  • FOMC headwinds & tailwinds  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 10:57 AM ET

    Former Dallas Fed president Robert McTeer, discusses what headwinds and tailwinds could influence Fed monetary policy.

  • TREASURIES-U.S. bond yields flat ahead of Fed statement Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec 17- U.S. Fed Chair Janet Yellen will hold a press conference half hour later. "They have set up the path for a rate hike unless something really goes awry," said Robert Tipp, chief investment strategist at Prudential Fixed Income in Newark, New Jersey.

  • Pulte's 2015 housing strategy  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick speaks to Richard Dugas, Pulte Group CEO, about the state of the housing market and Pulte's big bet on active adult communities.

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