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Some economists and money managers say the US is at the top of the economic cycle, and it could be heading into a bear market soon. Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith, Andy Serwer and Julia La Roche discuss.
Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith talks with Jonathan Corpina of Meridian Equity Partners about the markets slight dip and what investors can expect from the Fed.
Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith, Andy Serwer and Julia La Roche talk with Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, about whether the Fed will stick with its plan for gradual rate hikes.
Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith talks with Vincent Reinhart, chief economist of Standish Mellon Asset Management, about Fed Chairman Jay Powell's testimony on capital hill, the potential for four rate hikes in 2018 and how he will be received on Wall Street.
Alan Valdes, director of floor operations at Silverbear Capital, joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest in the markets.
Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest market moves.
Treasury yields rose Monday after growth in retail sales highlighted the U.S. economy’s strength, an environment in which the Federal Reserve may be comfortable raising interest rates at its current pace.
Short-dated Treasury yields rose after senior Federal Reserve officials highlighted the positive growth outlook and the need to hike rates at the current pace
Treasury prices fall, nudging yields higher, on Thursday, a day after fears, sparked by a fresh round of tariffs from Trump administration, fuel buying in assets perceived as havens.
Price pressures can ravage the value of long-dated debt, the corner of the bond market most sensitive to inflation. Rather, current yields at the long end reflect investors’ expectations for consumer prices to turn lower by the end of the year, maintaining a downward trend well into 2019. Standish Mellon’s economists forecast CPI to rise 2.4% for 2018 but cool to 2.3% in 2019.
Treasurys rally Wednesday, driving yields lower, after the Trump administration said it plans on slapping a fresh round of tariffs on Chinese goods
Treasury prices extend their slide Tuesday, pushing up yields for a second session, after a tepid showing in an auction of short-dated government paper hints at weak demand for haven assets as trade war fears moderate.
Treasury prices weaken Monday, pushing up yields, as investors sell U.S. government paper in preparation for a busy week of bond auctions.
MARKET PULSE Treasury yields slipped after the data showed the U.S. economy added more jobs than expected in June. The 10-year Treasury note yield (tmubmusd10y) fell 2 basis points to 2.820%. The 2-year note yield (tmubmusd02y) declined 2 basis points to 2.
The U.S. government and American corporations don’t appear to be locking in low borrowing costs as the Federal Reserve dials up interest rates, a sign that financial markets aren’t anticipating rates drifting much higher from where they presently sit
Pension fund demand for zero-coupon Treasury bonds could be diminishing the ability of the yield curve to predict recessions, some analysts say.
As the U.S. Treasury yield curve gets flatter, many see a recession starting to appear. The question seems to be when rather than if it will happen.
President Trump agrees to meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un by May while making no concessions in advance of the first talks between the heads of state of the two countries. Italy’s newly-elected populist leader castigates the euro, Brussels, Germany’s dominance over the European Parliament, and the Brexit negotiations being spearheaded by Brussels, France and Germany. Last week was another week of headline-fueled misdirection, highlighted by the resignation of President Trump’s Senior Economic Advisor Gary Cohn, the official signing of the previously announced tariffs on steel and aluminum, the announcement of Trump’s willingness to meet with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un and a blockbuster February Employment Report.
President Trump’s tariff talk provides market bears the confidence and conviction to push equity markets sharply lower. In the case of the S&P 500 (^GSPC, SPY), that support was found at its 200 day moving average.