- ^TNXReuters•12 hours ago
Speculators' net bullish bets on U.S. 10-year Treasury note futures rose in the latest week to their highest levels in two months, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. ...
- ^TNXBarrons.com•19 hours ago
The Federal Reserve’s favorite inflation measure ticked up in August, but stayed well below the Fed’s 2% inflation target. The government’s report Monday on August Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) showed 0.1% growth, with 0.2% growth in the core rate compared to July. Peter Boockvar of The Lindsey Group says this number bolsters the case for a Fed rate hike: With core CPI at 2.3% and the core PCE now at 1.7%, the Fed has essentially met their robotic, made up inflation mandate while the fed funds rate sits at just .375%.
- ^TNXBarrons.com•3 days ago
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury fell to 1.54% by 2 p.m. ET, Wednesday afternoon. Shortly before, Peter Boockvar of The Lindsey Group saw fit to send a quick note to clients, noting that yield was close to the one-month low of early September. The 30-year Treasury bond was at 2.26% at 2 p.m. ET, which is still higher than the September 7 low of 2.2%, according to Tradeweb.