Bonds Treasurys

  • WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction, with rates on six-month bills dropping to their lowest level since early November. The Treasury Department auctioned $34 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.510 percent, down from 0.530 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,987.11,...

  • Santelli Exchange: Market correlations & investor optimism

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Charles Biderman, TrimTabs Investment Research founder and chairman, discuss the correlations in stocks and bonds.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 9- The U.S. dollar slumped against the safe-haven yen on Monday on investors' reduced appetite for risk, while sterling sank to more than two-month lows on talk that Britain would drastically rework trade ties with the European Union after Brexit. Treasury yields and U.S. stocks drove the dollar down as much as 0.6 percent against the yen to a session...

  • *Major currencies in tight range on Monday with Tokyo off. SYDNEY, Jan 9- The dollar crept ahead in Asia on Monday after signs of wage pressure in the December U.S. jobs report proved enough to lift Treasury yields, but bulls remained wary of a sudden setback following last week's wave of profit-taking. A holiday in Tokyo kept trading light and the dollar index was...

  • *Major currencies in tight range on Monday with Tokyo off. SYDNEY, Jan 9- The dollar marked time in Asia on Monday after signs of wage pressure in the December U.S. jobs report proved enough to lift Treasury yields, but with bulls wary of a setback following last week's wave of profit-taking. The euro was steady at $1.0534, after ricocheting between $1.0339 and...

  • *Hong Kong stocks rise on weak U.S. dollar. SHANGHAI, Jan 6- Hong Kong stocks extended yesterday's sharp gains on Friday morning, set to have their best week in four months, as weakness in the U.S. currency and low treasury yields helped ease fears of capital outflow from emerging markets. Most sectors in Hong Kong gained modestly, with tech stocks the best performer, up...

  • TOKYO, Jan 6- The Japanese government bond prices rose on Friday, lifted by overnight gains in U.S. Treasuries and a debt-buying operation by the Bank of Japan. The BOJ purchased 410 billion yen of JGBs on Friday with maturities ranging from five years to 10 years as a part of its regular bond-purchasing operation.

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    Discussing the Trump rally, possible risks to the market and the stall to Dow 20K with Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School professor of finance, and Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors chairman & CEO.

  • Siegel: The earnings recession is over

    Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School professor of finance, weighs in on the current state of the markets. With Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors chairman & CEO.

  • His death Tuesday in Nashville was announced by Vanderbilt University where Daane had been a longtime professor at the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. Before joining the faculty at Vanderbilt in 1974, Daane had 35 years of combined government service in the Federal Reserve System and at the U.S. Treasury Department. Up until his 98th year, he...

  • Trump to shock bond market?

    Greg Davis, Vanguard Global Head of Fixed Income, discusses how the Trump administration could be a geopolitical risk to the bond market. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- U.S. "The broad anticipation was for hawkish thinking in particular with regard to inflation risk," said Jim Vogel, interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis. That was something that Yellen appeared to downplay in the December press conference, "he said, referring to Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- U.S. "The broad anticipation was for hawkish thinking in particular with regard to inflation risk," said Jim Vogel, interest rate strategist, at FTN Financial in Memphis. The minutes of the Dec. 13-14 meeting showed many were considering faster interest rate increases as the economy could grow at a quicker pace because of fiscal stimulus under...

  • Santelli Exchange: Treasury technicals

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Christopher Ailman, CalSTRS chief investment officer, discuss the trends in the U.S. 10-Year Treasury note.

  • TOKYO, Jan 4- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Wednesday, dragged down by lower U.S. Japan's finance ministry will auction 2.4 trillion yen of 10- year JGBs on Thursday. Treasury yields rose overnight after stronger-than-expected Institute for Supply Management numbers which showed U.S. factory activity accelerated to a two-year high in December.

  • WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Tuesday's auction, with rates on six-month bills dropping to their lowest level in four weeks. The Treasury Department auctioned $34 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.530 percent, down from 0.555 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,986.60, while a...

  • Peter Boockvar

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group, discuss investor sentiment post-election and the U.S. economy.

  • Indonesia penalized JPMorgan after the bank's research arm advised cutting exposure to the country's bonds, an official said Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 30- U.S. With only Friday's truncated pre- New Year's session left to count, the fourth quarter looks to be the poorest Treasuries have performed in the history of the Merrill Lynch Treasury index, with a minus 4 percent return. The selloff during the year's final quarter was due largely to the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, analysts said, and...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 30- U.S. With only a truncated pre- New Year's session to go, the fourth quarter was on pace to be the poorest Treasuries have performed in the history of the Merrill Lynch Treasury index, with a -4.175 percent return. The selloff during the year's final quarter was due largely to the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, analysts said, and the...