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  • Oil-Patch Deals Fuel Energy Bond Gains

    Falling oil and gas prices are delivering a surprise windfall to bondholders of some U.S. energy companies. Declining valuations are attracting bargain hunters to the oil patch. That has allowed companies including Jagged Peak Energy LLC and Indigo Natural Resources LLC to sell assets in recent days, raising cash that could be used to pay down their junk-rated debt.

  • Oil-Patch Deals Fuel Energy Bond Gains

    Falling oil and gas prices are delivering a surprise windfall to bondholders of some U.S. energy companies. Declining valuations are attracting bargain hunters to the oil patch. That's allowed companies including Jagged Peak Energy LLC and Indigo Natural Resources LLC to sell assets in recent days, raising cash that could be used to pay down their junk-rated debt.

  • Foreign Demand For Treasury Debt Surges

    Treasury debt jumped in August while concerns about global economic growth intensified and the amount of negative-yielding debt around the world rose. Overseas investors held a record $6.86 trillion of U.S. government debt at the end of that month, a 3.4% increase from the month before, according to the most recent Treasury Department data, disclosed late Wednesday. Foreign holdings had their largest percentage increase in more than nine years, according to the data.

  • Foreign Demand For Treasury Debt Surges

    Treasury debt jumped in August while concerns about global economic growth intensified and the amount of negative-yielding debt around the world rose. Overseas investors held a record $6.86 trillion of U.S. government debt at the end of that month, a 3.4% increase from the month before, according to the most recent Treasury Department data, disclosed late Wednesday. Foreign holdings had their largest percentage increase in more than nine years, according to the data.

  • Weak U.S. Data Boost Treasurys

    U.S. government-bond prices rose Wednesday after worse-than-expected economic data and signs of potential delays in a trade deal with China. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note ended at 1.750%, down from 1.773% Tuesday. Yields fall when bond prices rise.

  • Weak U.S. Data Boost Treasurys

    U.S. government-bond prices rose Wednesday after worse-than-expected economic data and signs of potential delays in a trade deal with China. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note was recently at 1.753%, according to Tradeweb, down from 1.773% on Tuesday. Yields fall when bond prices rise.

  • Credit Markets: Bonds Dive at Cash-Starved Startup WeWork -- WSJ

    This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal. WeWork bonds plumbed new lows Tuesday, highlighting questions about the shared-office star tup's future as it explores options for raising desperately needed cash after shelving an initial public offering. WeWork's 7.875% unsecured bonds due in 2025 traded as low as 79 cents on the dollar, according to MarketAxess,...

  • Treasury Rally, Low Rates Key to Stock Gains: Bill Gross -- Update

    About 15% of the stock market's gains this year are attributable to the rally in U.S. Treasurys, a sign that investors should abandon expectations for double-digit returns for stocks in the future, according to the man once known as Wall Street's "bond king." The bond rally has pushed as much as $17 trillion in global bond yields below zero, boosting stock prices as lower bond yields have fueled economic growth and made stocks more attractive while narrowing the amount of extra yield...

  • Bond Investors Worry This Is as Good as It Gets -- Update

    This year's global debt rally has left some investors wondering if the biggest gains are in the rearview mirror. U.S. government debt has returned 7.3% this year counting price changes and interest payments-- well above the 2.2% average for the previous 10 years, according to Bloomberg Barclays data. This year's 13% gain in corporate bonds is more than twice the 6.1% average since 2009, while high-yield debt has appreciated 11%, not far below its 13% annual average for the same...

  • Global Stocks Drop Amid Trade Uncertainty

    --U.S. stock futures, European shares decline. U.S. stock futures and European equities dropped amid renewed uncertainty about Washington and Beijing resolving disagreements that have weighed on global growth prospects. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2%, as fresh questions emerged over the weekend about unresolved issues between the world's two largest economies, dampening the optimism that followed their steps toward a truce.

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