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  • Without an agreement or a move by Puerto Rico to seek an in-court debt workout similar to bankruptcy, bondholders and other creditors are expected to file a wave of litigation over the island's bond defaults starting at midnight Monday. Bond prices rose in response to Congressional negotiations late Sunday that included a $295 million boost in Medicaid...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- U.S. Treasury debt prices dropped on Monday in generally thin volume, pressured by comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying the government is looking into the issuance of ultra long-term bonds, or those with maturities beyond 30 years. Kim Rupert, managing director for fixed income analysis at Action Economics in San Francisco...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- U.S. Treasury debt prices dropped on Monday in generally thin volume, pressured by comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying the government is looking into the issuance of ultra long-term bonds, or those with maturities beyond 30 years. Kim Rupert, managing director for fixed income analysis at Action Economics in San Francisco...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- Guggenheim Investments, overseen by Global Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd, had positive net flows of more than $944 million into its fixed-income mutual funds and exchange-traded funds in April, the firm said on Monday. Guggenheim's flagship Total Return Bond Fund, an intermediate-term fund that has outperformed 99 percent of its...

  • TREASURY 7- YEAR NOTE, 30- YEAR BOND YIELDS RISE TO DAY'S HIGHS AS TRUMP SAYS CONSIDEDING BREAKING BIG BANKS.

  • TREASURY 30- YEAR BOND PRICES FALL MORE THAN A POINT; YIELDS HIT THREE-WEEK HIGHS.

  • *Monday's U.S. economic data weak overall. NEW YORK, May 1- U.S. "To a certain extent, we are unwinding Friday's month-end gains," said Tom Simons, money market economist at Jefferies in New York.

  • NEW YORK, May 1- U.S. Treasury yields trimmed gains on Monday after data showed U.S. consumer spending was flat and inflation fell in March, in line with soft economic growth in the first quarter. Spending in the first three months of the year was limited by a mild winter, which reduced demand for heating and utilities.

  • May 1- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday after U.S. Congress negotiators hammered out a federal funding deal late on Sunday that would avert a government shutdown later this week. *The House of Representatives and Senate must approve the deal before the end of Friday, as must President Donald Trump, to keep the government funded through the end of Sept....

  • May 1- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday after U.S. Congress negotiators hammered out a federal funding deal late on Sunday that would avert a government shutdown later this week. *The House of Representatives and Senate must approve the deal before the end of Friday, as must President Donald Trump, to keep the government funded through the end of Sept....

  • TOKYO, May 1- Short-term Japanese government bond prices edged slightly down on Monday after the Bank of Japan trimmed its buying in the three- to five-year zone, while the overall mood was languid in thin trading ahead of holidays. Several markets across Asia and Europe are also shut on Monday for holiday. The fall was in line with market expectations after the...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- GSO Capital Partners, private equity firm Blackstone Group LP's credit arm, is acquiring more of J. Crew Group Inc's debt, hoping for a profitable trade that could also give the U.S. fashion retailer more time to stave off bankruptcy, people familiar with the matter said. It now has $2.1 billion in debt. But holders of a $1.53 billion loan to J. Crew,...

  • TOKYO, May 1- The Bank of Japan trimmed its purchases of Japanese government bonds with three to five years left to maturity on Monday, after signaling last week that it intended to curb its buying in that zone. It offered to buy 300 billion yen of three- to five-year JGBs in its regular buying operations. On Friday, the central bank said it intends to buy 250 billion yen...

  • May 1- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 1- May Japan 3- month discount bill auction 2- May Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 2- May Netherlands DTC auction 3- May Sweden Auction of government bonds 3- May Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds 4-...

  • May 1- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 1- May Japan 3- month discount bill auction 2- May Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 2- May Netherlands DTC auction 3- May Sweden Auction of government bonds 3- May Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds 4-...

  • April 29- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 1- May Japan 3- month discount bill auction 2- May Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 2- May Netherlands DTC auction 3- May Sweden Auction of government bonds 3- May Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds...

  • April 29- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 1- May Japan 3- month discount bill auction 2- May Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 2- May Netherlands DTC auction 3- May Sweden Auction of government bonds 3- May Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds...

  • *U.S. 1st- quarter GDP comes in weaker than expected. NEW YORK, April 28- U.S. Expected month-end changes to portfolio benchmarks supported long-dated Treasuries, said Subadra Rajappa, head of U.S. rates strategy at Societe Generale in New York.

  • *Spanish economy beats forecasts, Austria, France also grow. European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi struck a cautious note on Thursday, sending yields lower, but numbers out on Friday strengthened the belief that the ultra-loose policy stance cannot last. "The ECB has been looking through fluctuations in the headline inflation rate and looking at core...

  • Q1 GDP comes out weaker than expected. *U.S. core PCE, an inflation gauge, is at 2 percent. NEW YORK, April 28- U.S.