NEW YORK, Sept 2- U.S. safe-haven Treasuries prices slipped on Wednesday on greater risk appetite, with long-dated prices falling the most on continued speculation of foreign central bank selling. "We're down a little bit because stocks have shown some resiliency in the face of weaker data," said John Briggs, U.S. rates strategist at RBS in Stamford, Connecticut.» Read More
It might only be a number or a psychological barrier for markets. But the 2 percent level that 10-year U.S. Treasury and German Bund yields have dived under in the past few days is hugely significant. The FT reports.
Markets can't help but remain caught in the latest cross currents of news from Europe, but the question is whether it's going to feel like high or low tide.
The "seeds of stability" in the U.S. are there, with "some of the data turning against expectations, which are horrible," Eric Pellicciaro, managing director and head of Global Rates Investments at BlackRock spacer Fundamentals Fixed Income Group, told CNBC Monday.
“We should pass this jobs plan right away,” said President Barack Obama as he addressed America and Congress, calling for an end to the political circus in Washington and action that would “actually help the economy.” With those words, the president threw down the gauntlet to his Republican opponents with a $447 billion dollar stimulus package aimed at boosting jobs before America goes to the polls late next year.
Markets Friday will debate the merits of President Obama's $447 billion jobs package and monitor G-7 finance ministers, who meet in France against a backdrop of weaker global growth and fears of financial contagion from Europe.
A look at the markets, post Ben Bernanke's speech, with Anthony Neglia, Tower Trading president and CNBC's Seema Mody.
Fed chairman, Ben Bernanke addresses the Economic Club of Minnesota on the U.S. economy, saying the nation's economic problems are more than just temporary and the Fed has a range of tools to provide additional stimulus.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reiterated the central bank's commitment to providing stimulus for the wobbly US economy but offered no specific promises or details about what action could be taken.
Markets will be watching three major policy speeches Thursday, including President Obama and Fed Chairman Bernanke, but the speaker that may be most dramatic may be out of Europe.
Discussing how long the market rally will last and where investor will find the best value, with Brian Belski, Oppenheimer Asset Managment, and Dean Curnutt, Macro Risk Advisors.
Advice for investing in a volatile market, with Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners and Burt White, LPL Financial, who suggest investing high yield bonds.
What is to be done? To find an answer, listen to the markets. They are saying: borrow and spend, please. Yet those who profess faith in the magic of the markets are most determined to ignore the cry. The fiscal skies are falling, they insist, according to the FT.
Fast Money Halftime Report shares how the 10-year yield on treasurys surged nearing 2% due to August's job report of zero growth.
The Fed will respond to Friday’s brutal jobs report by announcing an Operation Twist—the purchase of longer-dated Treasurys and sale of short-dated Treasurys—at its next meeting, economists said.
Over 70 percent of Treasury bonds mature within 5 years, leaving the US vulnerable to any shift in investor sentiment at a time when its debt load has almost doubled in four years, the OECD says.
Perspective on fear in the markets and how investors can protect their portfolios as we head into September, with Larry Haverty, Gabelli Global Multimedia Trust, and Yu-dee Chang, ACE Investment Strategists.
The "total leverage system" has not come down over the last couple of years, Jeffrey Kronthal, co-managing partner and co-CIO of KLS Diversified Asset Management, told CNBC on Wednesday.
Betting against US debt was a mistake, says Bill Gross, PIMCO founder & co-CIO. David Goldman, former BofA fixed income research head, and Scott Nations, NationsShares, weigh in.
With US Treasury yields dropping lower Tuesday, the Fast traders had their eyes on the Treasury play.
With ten year yields near historical lows, how can those saving for retirement boost their returns? Insight with Michael Falcon, J.P. Morgan Asset Management.