NEW YORK, July 30- U.S. Economic growth in the United States accelerated in the second quarter to a 2.3 percent annual rate, backed by solid consumer demand. That's really what the market price action is about, "said David Ader, fixed income strategist at CRT Capital in Stamford, Connecticut.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli has an update on bond yields and the dollar.
The stock market's three-day rally is at risk of tripping up on new hurdles from Europe.
In addition to bringing down long-term interest rates, the Federal Reserve has accomplished something else with its Operation Twist announcement—lowering expectations for economic growth.
An outlook on the muni market, with Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal & Co. president/CEO.
Consumer confidence, Fed speakers and home price data are on deck for markets Tuesday, as traders keep their focus on the stream of headlines from Europe.
CNBC's Rick Santelli with an update on bond yields and the dollar.
Traders expect more stomach-churning volatility in the week ahead as investors fret about Europe and adjust their portfolios for quarter's end.
Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services has the update on Treasury bond yields, saying today is not the day to sell bonds.
From Fed policy to Europe to Obamanomics, it’s not a pretty picture.
Stocks successfully tested their summer lows Thursday, but they are likely to take another run at them, as investors remain fearful of recession and European banking crisis.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest on investors taking money out of equities and putting them into Treasury bonds.
All the grim economic news is battering emerging market currencies. Here's what to do.
Bernanke's gloom lifts the dollar, but look out below in emerging markets - time for your stormy FX Fix.
The Fed's gloomy words on the economy left the market with a sinking feeling that's likely to spill into Thursday. "The Fed sounded nervous," one strategist said.
The Fed’s "Operation Twist" was everything it was cracked up to be, and even a bit more. While the stock market was not impressed, the bond market was all for it.
While a lot of attention is focused on the decision by the Federal Reserve to buy longer-dated Treasurys, it’s also important to pay attention to the other new policy: using the proceeds from maturing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac debt to buy mortgage backed securities.
Due to breaking news on last Friday's Money In Motion, we dropped my trade structure for today's FOMC meeting. Here's the info.
Markets are expecting the Fed to unveil a modern day "Operation Twist," similar to a Federal Reserve program in the early 1960s. Fed watchers speculate on various degrees of easing, but they basically agree the Fed is about to unveil a program to buy longer dated Treasury securities in a bid to hold down interest rates.
Greece will default in the next three to four months, says Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank.
"The greatest risk is that our political system is not up to the challenge," Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner tells CNBC's John Harwood. Geithner also denies allegations in a new book that President Obama's economic team subverted his wishes.