|Day's Range||2.3640 - 2.4090|
|52 Week Range||2.3560 - 3.2480|
U.S. stocks on Friday wrap up a Byzantine journey into negative territory, a period that began with the worst day for stocks since January, but was followed by sessions marked by uncanny intraday swings that helped equities to limit losses.
Speculators' net bearish bets on U.S. 10-year Treasury note futures rose earlier this week after China and the United States increased tariffs on each other's goods, according to Commodity Futures Trading ...
Treasury prices fall Friday after Chinese state media suggest a resumption in trade negotiations may not take place as soon as anticipated.
Nancy Davis, the chief investment officer and founder of advisory firm Quadratic Capital, is the brain behind a new exchange-traded fund on Wall Street that aims to offer prospective investors ways to bet on inflation, the shape of the yield curve and a sharp rise in interest rates.
Rates for home loans slid to two-month lows, in line with the broader bond market, even as all eyes are trained on the housing market for signs of how the crucial spring selling season will shape up. The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.07% in the May 16 week, Freddie Mac said Thursday, down three basis points. The 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage averaged 3.66%, up three basis points.
Government debt yields slipped on Friday amid U.S.-China trade tensions and a breakdown in Brexit talks in the U.K.
Treasury prices fall slightly Thursday, pushing yields higher, as the rally in equity futures weighs on demand for haven assets like government paper.
Market participants say the latest data on foreign holdings of Treasurys demonstrate why dumping U.S. government paper stood as one of the more ineffective forms of retaliation in a trade dispute.
Alessio de Longis, OppenheimerFunds portfolio manager for the Global Multi-Asset Group, talked to Yahoo Finance On the Move about whether investors should be worried about the inverted yield curve.
U.S. government debt prices ticked higher Thursday after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against American technology.
Sales at U.S. retailers fell in April for the second time in three months, a sign that Americans are exercising more caution over how much they spend with the economy facing more headwinds.
Industrial production in April slumped 0.5%, the Federal Reserve announced Wednesday in a downbeat report that included downward revisions.
Treasury prices rise Wednesday after signs of softness in the Chinese economy and geopolitical concerns around Italy’s fiscal deficits spur inflows into haven assets like U.S. government paper.
Trade tensions, global growth fears and expectations for policy easing have all combined to bring the all-important 10-year Treasury yield to a 1 ½-year low.
The Empire State manufacturing survey in May climbed to a six-month high of 17.8 from a reading of 10.1 in April, the New York Fed announced Wednesday.
There will be retail sales, manufacturing numbers, industrial production and business inventories published throughout the morning. Fed Vice Chair Richard Clarida is due to speak at 9:30 a.m. ET and Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin will also give a speech at 10 a.m. ET.
Treasury prices fall Tuesday, pushing yields slightly higher, as nervous investors take comfort in remarks from President Donald Trump who suggests the door remains open on a potential U.S.-China trade deal.
Treasury yields rose on Tuesday in sympathy with U.S. stock indexes as hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal boosted demand for risk assets after Monday's heavy sell-off. Yields were up between 1 and 2 basis points across maturities, but had not fully retraced losses from Monday when yields hit six-week lows. U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that trade talks with China had not collapsed and called the widening tariff war "a little squabble," even as his administration readied 25% duties.
The cost of goods imported into the U.S. rose mildly in April, mostly because of the higher cost of oil. Energy aside there was little hint of rising import-related inflation.
President Donald Trump renewed his pressure on the U.S. Federal Reserve Tuesday, calling on the central bank to "match" planned rate cuts from the People's Bank of China as he continues to advance rhetoric in the ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing. Trump's Tweet, his eleventh of the morning, suggested the Fed should mirror any move by China's central bank to stimulate the economy if it continues to slow amid the ongoing dispute with the United States. Last week, Vice Premier Liu He, who also leads China's trade negotiating team, said the government was looking at tax cuts to further support the economy.
President Donald Trump plans to meet China's Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Japan, but directs the U.S. Trade Representative to hold public hearings on new tariffs on a further $300 billion in China-made goods. U.S. equity futures suggest a solid rebound on Wall Street ahead of import price data at 8:30 am Eastern time and earnings from Ralph Lauren and Agilent Technologies.
Global stocks mixed, with gains in Europe offsetting sharp declines in Asia, amid contradictory messages on trade from the While House. President Donald Trump plans to meet China's Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Japan, but directs the U.S. Trade Representative to hold public hearings on new tariffs on a further $300 billion in China-made goods.
A rallying stock market strikes a powerful chord with the public and politicians. Also important are government bond markets, led by US Treasuries and its 10-year benchmark yield. The escalation of the trade war over the past week has duly rattled equities and, true to form, resulted in renewed falls in government bond yields for many leading economies.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday after President Trump said that a breakthrough with China, if it happens, will be announced in three to four weeks.
There is a new warning from a key member of the Fed that slow growth and low interest rates may be the new norm. Yahoo Finance's Brian Sozzi and Brian Cheung discuss.