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A weekslong selloff in U.S. government bonds intensified on Tuesday, as the yield on the 10-year Treasury note wrenched clear of the 3% level that has for months acted as its ceiling. Yields, which rise when bond prices fall, first declined but then climbed along with global stocks after the Trump administration said late Monday that a 10% tax would be imposed on Chinese goods starting Sept. 24, with the rate rising to 25% at the end of the year. “Seemingly, there was an expectation that the tariffs that were going to be implemented were going to be at the higher 25% rate, and they’re initially at 10%, so I think there’s some relief reaction to that,” said Larry Milstein, head of government and agency trading at R.W. Pressprich & Co. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News The U.S. Treasury building.
The U.S. dollar on Tuesday traded in a tight range, struggling for direction in the wake of an intensification of the U.S.-China trade fight after the Trump administration followed through on its plan to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, prompting Beijing to vow retaliation.
Praveen Korapaty of Goldman Sachs says there is no hard and fast rule that running budget deficits will sink its domestic bond market
One tariff-related item that could help the info tech sector today is the administration’s decision to exempt some U.S. tech products, particularly a couple made by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). Info tech was one of the weakest sectors on Monday, so we’ll see if it can bounce back. Investors received two important earnings reports late Monday from Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) and FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX).
President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are set to welcome Polish President Andrzej Duda and First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda to the White House for their first official visit. At 8:30 a.m. ET, the Business Leaders Survey is expected to be released, followed by the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index at 10 a.m. ET, and Treasury International Capital (TIC) data at 4 p.m. ET. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was lower at around 2.995 percent at 5:35 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was a touch higher at 3.139 percent.
U.S. government bond prices fell Monday as investors analyzed an array of conflicting data about the economy and Federal Reserve policy. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury swung back and forth before closing at 3.001%, the highest since May 23, from 2.992% Friday. Yields briefly rose Monday, then declined, then climbed again, as investor sentiment shifted against a backdrop of a growing supply of corporate and government bonds.
Treasury prices fell slightly on Monday as investors wait for the U.S. to levy additional tariffs on Chinese imports
At the same time, some of the clouds seemed to lift a little last week and might have injected some power into stocks of multinational companies that depend on export markets. It was the first real attempt at that psychological level in more than a month, but whether it can hold on is the real question.
U.S. 10-year Treasury yields their highest in four months on Monday, tracking gains in other major government debt markets. Yields on the 10-year touched 3.018 percent, the highest level since late May, ...
The Fed is facing a delicate situation because rising inflation in an economy pushing against its physical limits to growth will be difficult to control, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
U.S. government-bond prices fell Friday, briefly pushing the yield on the 10-year note above 3% for the first time since early August, as investors’ appetite for Treasurys was once again tested by forecasts for higher interest rates and continued strength in the U.S. economy. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note briefly reached as high as 3.001% early in the U.S. trading session. Yields, which rise as bond prices fall, have climbed in recent weeks, as factors constraining their rise, including concerns about trade tensions and emerging-market economies, have receded.
Speculators' net bearish bets on U.S. 10-year Treasury note futures were little changed earlier this week, as the government was set to sell $73 billion in coupon-bearing debt, according to Commodity Futures ...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks hardly moved Friday as the market wrapped up a solid week. Smaller companies rose following signs of sustained economic growth and reports that more tariffs on Chinese goods could be on the way.
The yield on the benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury note fell by as much as 2.2 basis points after earlier breaking above the key technical level of 3 percent for the first time since early August. The 30-year yield fell by as much as 2.6 basis points. "Was anyone particularly shocked that the news came out today that the president wants to hold on to these tariffs going into the talks?
The market is roaring, but bank stocks are barely making a sound. Bank stocks and the broader financial sector have posted meager gains this year, with banks gaining around 2 percent and the financials just barely positive. The 10-year Treasury note yield broke above 3 percent Friday for the first time since early August, and bank stocks were just slightly higher.
The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield on Friday morning broke above the key technical level of 3 percent following an upward trajectory through the week on solid economic data and signs the Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates another two times in 2018. On Friday morning Chicago Fed President Charles Evans delivered a message that was more hawkish than expected, saying interest rate hikes would begin to weigh on the U.S. economy next year and that it was premature to read too much into the flattening yield curve.
Retail sales, import and export price indexes are due out at 8:30 a.m. ET, followed by industrial production figures at 9:15 a.m. ET and consumer sentiment and business inventories at 10 a.m. ET. No auctions are set to take place by the U.S. Treasury on Friday. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was higher at around 2.984 percent at 5:35 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was in the black at 3.117 percent.