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  • Falling 'Real' Yields Drive Investors to Junk Bonds

    Investors are pointing to one key factor lurking beneath a recent rally in U.S. junk bonds: real yields. Real yields are what investors earn from their bondholdings after compensating for inflation. After the Federal Reserve cut interest rates to near zero, accounting for inflation meant investors could expect to lose money holding U.S.

  • Treasury Yields Test Recent Highs as Chinese Corporate Bonds Weaken

    Treasury yields jumped Monday after positive news about the potential efficacy of a Moderna Inc. Covid-19 vaccine sparked hopes of a faster economic rebound. Selling pressure also hit Chinese corporate bonds affected by an executive order President Trump signed late last week barring American investors from holding securities of 31 companies the U.S. says are linked to China's military. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note touched 0.931%, according to...

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Dow Hits New High After Positive Moderna Vaccine Results. The Dow industrials and S&P 500 rose following positive study results from another potential Covid-19 vaccine, with the blue-chip index hitting an intraday record within striking distance of 30000.. Treasury Yields Test Recent Highs as Chinese Corporate Bonds Weaken.

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