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  • Fed's Kaplan Says It Will Be Time to Taper Bond Buying When Economy Is Clearly Recovering -- Update

    Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said Friday that he believes it will be time for the central bank to start pulling back on its bond-buying stimulus efforts when it is clear the economy is recovering strongly. "I'm going to deliberately stay away from a timetable," Mr. Kaplan said in a Wall Street Journal interview.

  • Government Leaders Clash Over Next Step for Trump's Ban on Chinese Stocks -- Update

    President Trump's recent executive order prohibiting Americans from investing in companies tied to China's military complex has set up a fight in the highest ranks of government over how broad the list should be. Since November, the White House barred U.S. investors from buying into 35 Chinese companies the Pentagon has classified as aiding China's defense, intelligence and security apparatus. It sparked selloffs of Chinese stocks and bonds, forced index firms to drop...

  • Treasury Yields Rise After Stimulus Progress

    U.S. government bond yields climbed Thursday after signs of new progress on economic relief efforts in Congress. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note finished Thursday's trading session at 0.929%, according to Tradeweb, up from 0.920% at Wednesday's close. The 30- year yield rose to 1.675%, from 1.666% Wednesday.

  • Treasury Yields Rise After Stimulus Progress

    U.S. government bond yields climbed Thursday after signs of new progress on economic relief efforts in Congress. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note recently traded at 0.945%, according to Tradeweb, up from 0.920% at Wednesday's close. The 30- year yield was around 1.692%, up from 1.666% Thursday.

  • U.S. Stocks Rise on Vaccine Rollout, Stimulus Hopes

    U.S. stocks rose Monday on optimism that talks for additional fiscal stimulus are progressing and that the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines could help stem the pandemic. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 47 points, or 0.2%, to 30092. The S&P 500 ticked up 0.3%, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 1.1%. U.S. lawmakers on Sunday signaled a growing willingness to compromise on the most contentious issues that have held up the passage of a fresh coronavirus-relief package in recent...

  • U.S. Stocks Open Lower as Economic Picture Dims

    U.S. stocks edged down Thursday as fresh data showed unemployment claims jumped sharply last week. The S&P 500 ticked 0.5% lower, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average faded 100 points, or 0.3% to 29968. The tech- heavy Nasdaq Composite Index slid 0.8%, pointing to a second day of declines for tech stocks after Facebook was hit by a series of antitrust lawsuits. Applications for unemployment benefits, a proxy for layoffs, rose sharply to 853,000 last week.

  • Corporate America's Borrowing Binge May Be Ending

    The record corporate borrowing boom fueled by the Federal Reserve's pandemic response may be coming to an end. Wall Street bankers and investors are preparing for a sharp drop in corporate bond sales next year. Companies with investment-grade credit ratings will likely issue $1.1 trillion of new bonds in 2021, a 32% reduction from this year, according to research by Barclays PLC.

  • Stock Futures Edge Up Ahead of Economic Data

    U.S. stock futures edged up Thursday as investors awaited fresh data on inflation and unemployment claims, as well as a highly anticipated European Central Bank policy decision. Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked 0.1% higher, suggesting the broad-market index is on track for muted gains after the opening bell. Nasdaq-100 futures slid less than 0.1%, pointing to subdued trading in tech stocks a day after Facebook was hit by a series of antitrust lawsuits.

  • U.S. Treasury Yields Slip on Brexit Struggles, Stimulus Worries

    U.S. government-bond yields fell Tuesday, driven lower by investors' concerns about the prospects for Brexit trade negotiations and a U.S. emergency economic relief package. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note finished trading Tuesday at 0.913%, according to Tradeweb. That's the second-straight session decline and down from 0.928% at Monday's close.

  • U.S. Treasury Yields Slip on Brexit Struggles, Stimulus Worries

    U.S. government-bond yields fell Tuesday, driven lower by investors' concerns about the prospects for Brexit trade negotiations and a U.S. emergency economic relief package. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note recently traded at 0.898%, according to Tradeweb, on pace for the second straight session of declines and down from 0.928% at Monday's close. The 30- year yield recently traded at 1.665%, down from 1.687% Monday.

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