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BARRON's: Current Yield

  • The Case for Abandoning the Fed-Funds Rate
    At this week’s Jackson Hole conference, Federal Reserve officials have the chance to discuss a new benchmark rate for monetary policy.
    - 84 days ago, 23 Aug 18, 6:16pm -
  • Are Higher Bond Yields Here to Stay?
    Even though a strong jobs report didn’t trigger higher yields Friday, investors shouldn’t count them out.
    - 92 days ago, 15 Aug 18, 4:24pm -

CNNMoney: Bonds

  • The bond bubble still has room to grow

    The bond bubble still has room to grow

    As long as central banks keep rates low, the bond market has room to keep growing.
    - 21 Aug 12, 2:58pm -
  • Investors: U.S. is still AAA to us

    Investors: U.S. is still AAA to us

    The United States lost its pristine AAA credit rating a year ago today, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the Treasury market.
    - 5 Aug 12, 8:47am -
  • Small bank takes on giants in Libor lawsuit

    Small bank takes on giants in Libor lawsuit

    A small New York-based bank has filed a class action suit against 16 of the world's largest banks, charging that it was hurt by their alleged manipulation of the Libor interest rate.
    - 30 Jul 12, 3:15pm -
  • Death of Diamon's dream for Barclays

    Death of Diamon's dream for Barclays

    Caught up in the Libor scandal, the star investment banker and American CEO of the British bank was forced to resign. His departure represents the end of an era for big banks.
    - 30 Jul 12, 8:33am -
  • Treasuries: 10-year yield slides to record low

    Treasuries: 10-year yield slides to record low

    Escalating fears about Spain's debt problems sent investors rushing to safe haven investments Monday, including governments bonds in the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom.
    - 23 Jul 12, 12:20pm -
  • Geithner on Libor: U.S. was first to raise red flags

    Geithner on Libor: U.S. was first to raise red flags

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defended his 2008 response to the Libor-fixing scandal that continues to unfold, and stressed that more reforms and enforcement actions are on the way.
    - 18 Jul 12, 1:15pm -
  • Foreign investors pour $102 billion into U.S. assets

    Foreign investors pour $102 billion into U.S. assets

    Foreign investors bought a total of $45.9 billion of U.S. Treasury bonds and notes in May, compared with net purchases of $38.7 billion in April. Overall, China, the U.S. government's top creditor, remains the largest holder of U.S. Treasury securiti…
    - 17 Jul 12, 11:49am -
  • 10-year Treasury yield slumps to record low

    10-year Treasury yield slumps to record low

    Concerns about slowing economic growth led more investors to the safety of Treasury bonds. And rates may still have room to fall.
    - 16 Jul 12, 11:46am -
  • Banks face billions more in Libor losses

    Banks face billions more in Libor losses

    Banks implicated in the Libor-fixing scandal will likely take billions more in losses as a result of pending litigation and regulatory penalties, according to industry analysts at Morgan Stanley.
    - 13 Jul 12, 12:52pm -
  • Libor scandal: Where's the outrage?

    Libor scandal: Where's the outrage?

    The scandal is another sign of banks doing what they want, making a lot of money and not really getting in all that much trouble (not yet, anyway).
    - 9 Jul 12, 3:21pm -

DailyFinance: Bonds

    Forbes: Bonds

    NASDAQ: Bonds

    • Strength in Dollar Driven by Hawkish Fed, Safe-Haven Buying

      Strength in Dollar Driven by Hawkish Fed, Safe-Haven Buying

      The U S Dollar finished higher last week helped by the predicted outcome of the U S mid term elections and a hawkish U S Federal Reserve Solid U S economic data also contributed to the gains Early in the week the dollar was pressured after three cons…
      - 5 days ago, 10 Nov 18, 10:08pm -
    • U.S. Producer Inflation Jumps 0.6 Percent, but 12-Month Gain Still Below June Peak

      U.S. Producer Inflation Jumps 0.6 Percent, but 12-Month Gain Still Below June Peak

      The U S government reported on Friday that its measure of wholesale inflation in October posted the largest increase in six years They cited higher gas prices and rising costs for goods such a machinery and critical business equipment as the reasons…
      - 6 days ago, 9 Nov 18, 8:56pm -
    • Fed Holds Rates at Current Levels, Makes Few Tweaks

      Fed Holds Rates at Current Levels, Makes Few Tweaks

      The Federal Open Market Committee voted to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged as widely expected on Wednesday but did make a few tweaks to its policy statement Ahead of the announcement traders anticipated a hawkish tone to its statement hint…
      - 7 days ago, 8 Nov 18, 8:56pm -
    • US Dollar: Unexpected Election Outcome Could Trigger Unwinding of Long Positions

      US Dollar:  Unexpected Election Outcome Could Trigger Unwinding of Long Positions

      The major U S equity indexes rose on Tuesday despite predictions of heightened volatility if the Republicans lose their control of the House and the Senate in today s mid term elections At the start of today s session the most major stock firms were…
      - 9 days ago, 6 Nov 18, 11:54pm -
    • The Evolution of Portfolio Design

      The Evolution of Portfolio Design

      By Leland B. Hevner President, National Association of Online Investors (NAOI) Investment portfolio design methods used today are rapidly becoming less and less effective. The industry standard is a design methodology called Modern Portfolio T…
      - 9 days ago, 6 Nov 18, 2:02pm -
    • Tariffs Having Little Effect on Widening U.S. Trade Deficit

      Tariffs Having Little Effect on Widening U.S. Trade Deficit

      The U S trade gap hit a seven month high in September amid an expanding tariff dispute According to a government report the trade deficit widened more than expected as imports expanded and the merchandise gap with China hit a record amid an escalatin…
      - 12 days ago, 3 Nov 18, 7:07pm -
    • Non-Farm Payrolls Jump 250,000, but Wage Growth Surge Steals Show

      Non-Farm Payrolls Jump 250,000, but Wage Growth Surge Steals Show

      Wow should have been your first reaction to Friday s U S Non Farm Payrolls report Today s numbers showed that the job market is doing amazingly well especially this late in the economic expansion Government data said that October job growth trounced…
      - 13 days ago, 3 Nov 18, 1:08am -
    • U.S. Markets End Volatile Bearish Month on Positive Note

      U.S. Markets End Volatile Bearish Month on Positive Note

      Stocks rallied on Wednesday to end the month on a positive note but the move fell well short of recovering the huge losses suffered in October The major indices were supported by strong earnings from General Motors and Facebook Stocks rallied on Wedn…
      - 15 days ago, 31 Oct 18, 10:06pm -
    • Treasury Yields Dip After Weak Inflation Data Suggests Slower Pace of Rate Hikes

      Treasury Yields Dip After Weak Inflation Data Suggests Slower Pace of Rate Hikes

      U S Treasury yields declined on Friday pressured by safe haven buying fueled by the steep stock market plunge and weaker than expected inflation data U S Treasury yields declined on Friday pressured by safe haven buying fueled by the steep stock mark…
      - 19 days ago, 27 Oct 18, 12:08pm -
    • U.S. Stocks Tumbling on Amazon Revenue and Guidance Miss

      U.S. Stocks Tumbling on Amazon Revenue and Guidance Miss

      Global equity markets are trading sharply lower early Friday as investors brace for another day of volatility and weakness in reaction to a mixed earnings report from Amazon The selling started after the U S close when Amazon released its results Glo…
      - 20 days ago, 26 Oct 18, 6:08am -

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