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  • Why a spike in the 10-year Treasury yield to 3% won't be a death knell for stocks

    Fundstrat: The Fed needs to hike more than 128 bps to impact real interest rates. It's been rough patch for stocks with the Dow and the S&P 500 at risk of posting their first monthly loss in a year as investors fret about accelerating inflation and a spike in bond yields. But most Wall Street strategists believe that fears about inflation may be overblown and it will be a while before the 10- year Treasury yield hits 3%-- a level that has historically tended to herald a brewing bear market.

  • Buffett Loads Up On Treasury Bills -- 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. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A) shareholders will look to Warren Buffett's annual letter on Saturday for new clues of what the conglomerate plans to do with more than $100 billion in cash. There is little mystery about who is getting that money meanwhile: Uncle Sam.

  • Dow surges 350 points as stocks book weekly gains

    By Mark DeCambre and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch. Closely watched 10- year Treasury yield eases to 2.87%. U.S. stocks jolted higher in the final hour of trading on Friday, erasing weekly losses as persistent hand-wringing about rising bond yields and the re-emergence of long-dormant inflation receded on Wall Street.

  • Treasurys draw buying as rate hike fears recede from monetary policy report

    Impending Italian election uncertainty boosts haven German bund. Treasury prices rose, pulling yields lower, on Friday after the Federal Reserve, in a report to Congress, gave little indication it plans to raise interest rates more aggressively in 2018.. Trading was typified by wild swings throughout the week as monetary policy concerns and inflation fears kept bond- buyers on edge.

  • BOND REPORT: Treasurys Draw Buying As Rate Hike Fears Recede From Monetary Policy Report

    Impending Italian election uncertainty boosts haven German bund. Treasury prices rose, pulling yields lower, on Friday after the Federal Reserve, in a report to Congress, gave little indication it plans to raise interest rates more aggressively in 2018.. Trading was typified by wild swings throughout the week as monetary policy concerns and inflation fears kept bond- buyers on edge.

  • U.S. Government Bonds Notch Gains

    Government bonds strengthened Friday, capping off a turbulent week. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note slipped for the second straight day to 2.871% from 2.917% Thursday. Yields fall as bond prices rise.

  • US STOCKS-Stocks rally as Fed eases rate worry, tech climbs

    * Fed sees no risks to change planned pace of rate hikes. * Blue Buffalo soars after General Mills' (GIS) $8 bln buyout. * Dow up 1.39 pct, S&P 500 up 1.6 pct, Nasdaq up 1.77 pct. By Chuck Mikolajczak. U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, lifted by gains in technology stocks and a retreat in Treasury yields as the Federal Reserve eased concerns about the path of interest rate hikes this year.

  • US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St climbs as tech rises, Treasury yields fall

    U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, lifted by gains in technology stocks and a retreat in Treasury yields as the Federal Reserve eased concerns about the path of interest rate hikes this year.

  • Italian bonds set for worst week of year as election approaches

    * Italian 10-year bond yields up 8 bps this week. * Biggest weekly rise of the year as March 4 election nears. * Italian/German bond yield gap widest since Jan. * Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr. By Dhara Ranasinghe.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St gains as tech stocks rise

    * Yields on 10-year Treasury notes down for second day. * General Mills to buy Blue Buffalo for $8 bln. * Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) hits record high. * Indexes up: Dow 0.81 pct, S&P 0.72 pct, Nasdaq 0.76 pct. By Sruthi Shankar.

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