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  • U.S. Government Bonds Rally on Trade Concerns

    U.S. government bonds strengthened Monday, pushing the yield on the 10- year note down to around 1.80%, after a news report suggested that China was pessimistic about a trade deal with the U.S. In recent trading, the yield on the benchmark 10- year U.S. Treasury note was 1.801%, according to Tradeweb, compared with 1.833% Friday.

  • Bond Funds Lose Appeal as Yields Rise

    A steady rise in Treasury yields has investors putting the brakes on their contributions to U.S. bond funds. Investors yanked more than $3 billion out of mutual funds that focus on Treasurys in the first two weeks of November, a sharp reversal from October when net inflows amounted to almost $4 billion, according to data from Lipper. The yield on the benchmark 10- year note stood at 1.824% early Friday, according to Tradeweb, up from below 1.5% in September.

  • Rising Treasury Yields Quiet Investors' Concerns -- 2nd Update

    Yields on U.S. government bonds have rebounded from near-historic lows hit just two months ago, sending one of the clearest signals yet that investors' recent recession fears have waned. A series of developments have combined to boost the economic outlook, spurring selling in bonds and powering a steep climb in the 10- year Treasury yield-- a key benchmark that helps set borrowing costs on everything from corporate debt to mortgages. Those include the Federal Reserve's cuts to...

  • Rising Treasury Yields Quiet Investors' Concerns -- Update

    Yields on U.S. government bonds have rebounded from near-historic lows hit just two months ago, sending one of the clearest signals yet that investors' recent recession fears have waned. A series of developments have combined to boost the economic outlook, spurring selling in bonds and powering a steep climb in the 10- year Treasury yield-- a key benchmark that helps set borrowing costs on everything from corporate debt to mortgages. Those include the Federal Reserve's cuts to...

  • Rising Treasury Yields Quiet Investors' Concerns

    Yields on U.S. government bonds have rebounded from near-historic lows hit just two months ago, sending one of the clearest signals yet that investors' recent recession fears have waned. A series of developments have combined to boost the economic outlook, spurring selling in bonds and powering a steep climb in the 10- year Treasury yield-- a key benchmark that helps set borrowing costs on everything from corporate debt to mortgages. Those include the Federal Reserve's cuts to...

  • Bond Investors Bet On Rise in Inflation -- Update

    Bond investors are betting inflation is making a comeback. Market-based measures of inflation expectations have climbed in recent weeks, lifted by investors' falling concerns about a near-term recession and growing comfort with riskier assets. The average inflation rate investors expect during the next 10 years-- measured by the gap between the yields of 10- year U.S. government debt and Treasury inflation-protected securities of similar maturity-- has risen to about 1.7...

  • Fed Adds $77.09 Billion to Markets as Powell Affirms Liquidity Operation -- 3rd Update

    The New York Fed added $77.09 billion in liquidity to financial markets on Wednesday, on a day where the U.S. central bank leader again affirmed that the operation and ones like it don't have any implications for the broader economy. The intervention came by way of an overnight repurchase agreement operation. Eligible banks offered the New York Fed $67.84 billion in Treasurys and $9.25 billion in mortgage-backed securities, and the central bank accepted all of it.

  • Fed Adds $77.09 Billion in Short-Term Liquidity to Markets -- 2nd Update

    The New York Fed added $77.09 billion in liquidity to financial markets on Wednesday, on a day where the U.S. central bank leader again affirmed that the operation and ones like it don't have any implications for the broader economy. The intervention came by way of an overnight repurchase agreement operation. Eligible banks offered the New York Fed $67.84 billion in Treasurys and $9.25 billion in mortgage-backed securities, and the central bank accepted all of it.

  • Bond Investors Bet On Rise in Inflation

    Bond investors are betting inflation is making a comeback. Market-based measures of inflation expectations have climbed in recent weeks, lifted by investors' falling concerns about a near-term recession and growing comfort with riskier assets. The average inflation rate investors expect during the next 10 years-- measured by the gap between the yields of 10- year U.S. government debt and Treasury inflation-protected securities of similar maturity-- has risen to about 1.7...

  • Fed Adds $77.09 Billion in Short-Term Liquidity to Markets -- Update

    The New York Fed added $77.09 billion in liquidity to financial markets on Wednesday. The intervention came by way of an overnight repurchase agreement operation. Eligible banks offered the New York Fed $67.84 billion in Treasurys and $9.25 billion in mortgage-backed securities, and the central bank accepted all of it.

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