Bonds Headlines


  • NEW YORK, Sept 18- U.S. That level was last seen in May 2011. "The Fed worked so hard this week to not scare the market about rate increases, it ended up doing precisely what it tried to avoid," said Jim Vogel, interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 18- The amount of outstanding U.S. municipal bonds grew slightly in the second quarter, but individual investors continued to pull back from the sector, putting overall holdings at an eight-year low, Federal Reserve data released on Thursday showed.

  • Economy weak due to 'stupid' policies: JPM's Kelly Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:46 PM ET
    David Kelly speaking at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago.

    A top Wall Streeter thinks the government is hurting the economic recovery by unfairly constraining banks and continuing bad policies.

  • Feldstein's FOMC reaction     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    Martin Feldstein, Harvard University professor, provides his take on the Fed's policy objectives, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Good day for financials     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    Big banks are getting a boost by Janet Yellen's interest rate comments, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 18- U.S. That level was last seen in May 2011. Prices for three-year notes were off 4/ 32, taking their yield to 1.117 percent, a level last touched during April 2011.

  • It's time to be 'very selective': BlackRock pro Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:03 AM ET
    Russ Koesterich, BlackRock

    A top Wall Street investment expert doesn't see a stock or corporate bond crash coming anytime soon—even if it's tough to spot cheap assets.

  • Santelli: Rear view comparison     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

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

  • Factoring Fed effect     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman does the math on the Fed's policy statement on Wednesday. And BlackRock's Jeffrey Rosenberg, weighs in.

  • Fed keeps rates low, but brace for the inevitable Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday. Enjoy easy money while it lasts.

  • Real interest rates must go higher: Expert     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    BlackRock's Jeffrey Rosenberg provides his takeaways from the Fed's policy meeting. The Fed is moving towards normalization, says Rosenberg.

  • FOMC offered no real surprises: Pro     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Larry Kantor, Barclays, and Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley, discuss Fed policy and when investors can expect to see more tightening.

  • Investor 'don't get' Alibaba: Pro     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, explains why he is not buying shares of Alibaba right now.

  • Reading Fed's tea leaves     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    Maury Harris, UBS chief U.S. economist, and Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, weigh in on low interest rates and the Fed's exit strategy.

  • Why stocks and bonds see Fed outlook differently Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:03 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    Bonds sold off as traders read the Fed's new rate forecasts as slightly more aggressive, but dovish comments from Yellen and the Fed statement drove stocks up.

  • Prices edge lower after mixed US data, Fed forecasts Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    The U.S. Treasury bond yield curve flattened on Thursday, with longer-dated notes rising while shorter-dated ones fell.

  • Fed remains set for a rate hike by mid-2015: UBS     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Despite "some hawkish signals" from Thursday's policy statement, the Fed is still most likely to raise interest rates in mid-2015, says Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB.

  • JGBs track lower U.S. Treasuries as BOJ buying supports Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:22 PM ET

    TOKYO, Sept 18- Japanese government bond prices dipped on Thursday on the back of a relatively sharp rise in U.S. The BOJ offered to buy 400 billion yen of JGBs in the 5- year to 10- year zone, 100 billion yen in the 10- year to 25- year zone, and 30 billion yen in the 25- year to 40- year zone under its massive JGB purchase program, as widely expected.

  • Randy Kroszner, Former Fed Governor, explains why the Fed won't be dropping the phrase "considerable time" from its monetary policy decision anytime soon.

  • Fed will stand by 'lower for longer' mantra: Pro     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Mark Okada, Co-Founder & CIO, Highland Capital, discusses the central bank's reiteration that it will remain on an easy-money course for a "considerable period."

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