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U.S. Treasuries have been the biggest beneficiaries of market turmoil. But with yields already at multi-decade lows, can they continue to attract money?
Sheila Bair got it right. Bernanke, Paulson and the NY Fed Prez have largely been wrong. Here's why she should be allowed to stay.
These bonds have wreaked havoc in the market for well over a year. Here's how we clean up the mess – and make some money in the process.
The Treasury Department is considering a plan to boost the depressed housing market by easing mortgage rates on new home loans, reports CNBC’s Steve Liesman.
Washington’s been a lot harder on Wall Street than you might think. Here’s why the Citi rescue is a signal to buy.
Investors looking for safe places for their capital are fast running out of options as US government bonds are set to see their yield sink to practically zero, Nicole Elliott, technical analyst from Mizuho Corporate Bank, told CNBC.
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The government’s latest effort to unfreeze credit markets may have some success, but it still raises questions about the overall US strategy in the financial crisis.
The government is working on a new loan program to help companies that issue credit cards, make student loans and finance car purchases, people familiar with the plan said Tuesday.
Cramer spoke with Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google who is part of Obama’s transition economic advisory board about this new team and what they’ll do.
Prices have fallen so far, so fast., and it seems that everyone has become as gloomy as Jim was when he made those sell calls.
Do you want to know why the stock market was up 396 points today (this on top of Friday's 494 point rally)? Cramer says it's simple.
The bailout of Citigroup may have resolved that bank's problem with toxic mortgage debt. But the rest of the banking industry is still struggling with an estimated $2 trillion of such debt.
There's one specific decision, Cramer believes, that President-elect Obama can make that would have immediate positive effects and "restore stability and credibility to our stock market" -- without costing a dime! It could even stop the "endless incredible pummeling of stocks." What's this miracle move, you ask? Simple: he should replace SEC Chairman Chris Cox.
With the market appearing to pop right after the news of Timothy Geithner taking over for Hank Paulson as Treasury Secretary in the upcoming Obama administration, what exactly does the market like about the pick.