NEW YORK, Oct 9- Prices on longer-dated U.S. Comments from New York Fed chief William Dudley, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and Atlanta Fed chief Dennis Lockhart led investors to favor longer-dated government debt over their short-dated counterparts in the form of "curve flatteners," traders said. "It's a reaffirmation that late 2015 is still the plan for a...» Read More
S&P is worried about "what you're going to get in terms of the payback is going to worth a lot less, Gundlach said. "But that is not their job."
Now that Standard & Poor's has done the unthinkable, you need to know who might take the next ratings hit. Here's the list, and how to trade it.
Why isn’t the price of U.S. Treasurys falling after the S&P downgrade; why are equities under pressure; and why is gold surging? Developments in Treasurys appear, at first sight, the most puzzling.
Standard & Poor's spoke loudly and clearly when it downgraded US debt, but the Treasury market on Monday didn't appear to be listening.
The downgrade that many on Wall Street was waiting for has happened and now the muni market is holding its collective breath to see who on their block will face similar fate. The political sparing matches have not slowed down and for the Sunday shows, it was a feast of pointing fingers.
Treasurys rallied on the first day of trading following the downgrade of the U.S. credit rating by Standard & Poor’s.
Insight into Europe's intractable financial problems and whether the bailout will cost Germany and France their AAA rating, with Kyle Bass.
Standard & Poor’s went ahead with its downgrade of the United States' long-term credit rating.
In the U.S., is it the fall of the Roman Empire or will our anemic growth pick up steam and help us out of the economic doldrums? Here are five questions to ask.
One of the first things investors learn after “buy low and sell high” is that markets hate uncertainty.
The dollar deflates, the euro loses steam, and Moody's wants Japan to leave the yen alone - time for your FX Fix.
Warren Buffett says there's no question that the United States' debt is still AAA and that he's not changing his mind about Treasurys based on S&P's downgrade.
Standard & Poor's downgrade of the US' credit rating from AAA on Friday, was "absurd", Richard Portes, professor of economics at the London Business School, told CNBC Monday.
The decision by Standard & Poor's to cut America's debt rating is, in Alan Greenspan’s view, bad for America’s state of mind.
The sovereign debt crises on both sides of the Atlantic has created what some analysts are calling an "ugliness contest" between the U.S. dollar and the euro, and experts remain split on which of the two currencies are a safer bet.
With S&P’s downgrade of the United States’ credit rating from AAA to AA, many are speculating on how markets and U.S. authorities will respond.
Come Monday, investors with a shorter time horizon may need to brace for some pain and even cut losses following the Standard & Poor's downgrade of US debt. But those with a longer time horizon can likely stand pat...cautiously.
Amid a two-week market selloff came the first whiffs of capitulation Friday, that throw-in-the-towel moment when stocks can find a bottoming point.
A look at why the charts are saying this sell-off is not a repeat of 2008 and insight on what currency traders should do with the dollar going forward, with Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management.
After the Dow Jones fell by 500 points on Thursday, European indices also faced a sell-off at Friday's open.