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  • Dividend Darlings Trail Stock Market Despite Pumped-Up Yields

    Some big-name stocks are sporting chunky dividend yields. Many yield-starved investors are still saying no thanks. Companies in the S&P 500 with at least a quarter-century record of paying out and increasing dividends-- dubbed "dividend aristocrats" by Wall Street-- have trailed the broader stock market this year.

  • U.S. Bonds Yields Remain Near Highest Level Since June -- Update

    U.S. government bond yields posted their largest weekly gain since August, lifted by signs of economic recovery and the hopes for economic stimulus before or after the presidential election. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note reached as high as 0.87% in early trading Friday before settling at 0.84%, according to Tradeweb-- down slightly from 0.847% on Thursday. It had previously climbed for six straight sessions, reaching its highest level since early June.

  • U.S. Government Bonds Yields Remain Near Highest Level Since June

    U.S. government bond yields were on track to end the week near multimonth highs, lifted by signs of economic recovery and the hopes for economic stimulus before or after the presidential election. The 10- year yield, which reached as high as roughly 0.87% in early trading, has climbed for six straight sessions, buoyed by investors' expectations that the economy is rebounding and lawmakers will eventually reach a deal to help individuals and companies weather the pandemic...

  • Central Banks Pile Into Europe's Common Debt

    Central banks were among the biggest buyers of European common debt this week, signaling growing trust that the euro will hold its own through the pandemic. The European Commission-- the European Union's executive arm-- issued its first wave of common debt to finance its coronavirus-relief programs Tuesday. It raised EUR17 billion, equivalent to $20 billion, from the sale of 10- year and 20- year bonds.

  • AMC Bonds Fall Despite Theater Reopenings -- Update

    Investors are dumping bonds tied to the world's biggest movie theater chain, betting that attendance will remain low despite venues reopening in major markets. The price on AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc.' s $1.4 billion bond due June 2026 dropped below 10 cents on the dollar this week, according to MarketAxess, implying creditors believe they aren't very likely to get paid back. The company's $500 million bond due April 2025 was quoted around 60.5 cents on the dollar Thursday,...

  • AMC Bonds Fall Despite Theater Reopenings

    Investors are dumping bonds tied to the world's biggest movie theater chain, betting that attendance will remain low despite venues reopening in major markets. The price on AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc.' s $1.4 billion bond due June 2026 dropped below 10 cents on the dollar this week, according to MarketAxess, implying creditors believe they aren't very likely to get paid back. The company's $500 million bond due April 2025 was quoted around 61.25 cents on the dollar as of...

  • Treasury Yields Touch Multi-Month Highs -- Update

    U.S. government-bond yields hit their highest levels in more than four months, following signs of progress in Washington toward a deal on a roughly $2 trillion coronavirus relief package. The yield on the benchmark 10- year U.S. Treasury note settled at 0.815%, according to Tradeweb, compared with 0.796% Tuesday.

  • Treasury Yields Touch Multi-month Highs

    U.S. government bond yields hit their highest levels in more than four months, following signs of progress in Washington toward a deal on a roughly $2 trillion coronavirus relief package. In recent trading, the yield on the benchmark 10- year U.S. Treasury note was 0.801%, according to Tradeweb, compared with 0.796% Tuesday.

  • More Corporate Bonds Are Rated Triple-A in China Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

    China's credit-rating firms are doling out more triple-A bond ratings, a trend that has continued this year in spite of the coronavirus pandemic and greater borrowing by companies in the world's second-largest economy. As of mid-October, more than 18.3 trillion yuan, equivalent to $2.7 trillion, in outstanding yuan-denominated bonds issued by companies and financial institutions in mainland China had the highest possible rating from the country's credit raters,...

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Coronavirus Stimulus Talks to Continue. White House and Democratic negotiators said they would press ahead with efforts to reach a sweeping coronavirus relief deal after making progress Tuesday. Stocks End Higher Ahead of Stimulus Talks Deadline.

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