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U.S. Treasury yields fall as investors contend with escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Michael Gapen, Barclays Chief U.S. Economist, joined Yahoo Finance's Jen Rogers, Myles Udland, Andy Serwer, and Dan Roberts to discuss his outlook for the US economy and what the shape of recovery may look like.
U.S. Treasury yields struggle for direction on Thursday in listless trading despite a rush of economic data, increased geopolitical tensions and speeches from senior Federal Reserve officials.
Stocks rose Wednesday and the Dow advanced more than 300 points, or 1.2%, as hopes surrounding some states’ reopenings extended during the session. Yahoo Finance's Jen Rogers, Myles Udland, Rick Newman, and Andy Serwer discuss on The Final Round
U.S. Treasury yields fell Wednesday after the Treasury launched its first sale of the 20-year bond since 1986, drawing better-than-expected appetite for the new issuance.
Federal Reserve officials in April discussed the next phase of interest rate policy —convincing markets that rates will stay low for a long time — but gave no sense than any changes were imminent.
U.S. Treasury yields fall on Tuesday after congressional testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on the state of the economy.
U.S. Treasury yields rise Monday, following equity markets higher, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank still had tools to fight the recession. Reports of early success from an experimental coronavirus vaccine also add to selling in haven bonds and buying of stocks.
Stocks are moving higher Monday after Moderna announced that its vaccine trial produced COVID-19 antibodies in all participants. Meanwhile, Jerome Powell told CBS's 60 minutes 'we’re not out of ammunition by a long shot.' However, James McDonald, Hercules Investments CEO, thinks otherwise, he joins Yahoo Finance to discuss.
Campbell Harvey, Professor of Finance at Duke University, joined Yahoo Finance's Jen Rogers, Myles Udland, and Rick Newman to discuss the state of the U.S. economy and what a recovery may look like.
Overseas investors sold $299.3 billion of Treasurys during March's bond-market rally, based on the latest Treasury International Capital report. Analysts said the liquidation of government bonds by overseas investors suggested banks and companies abroad were selling dollar-denominated assets to source greenbacks. That month, the 10-year Treasury note yield fell to a record low of around 0.32%. The benchmark maturity finished at 0.64% on Friday. Bond prices move in the opposite direction of yields. "As global markets melted down in March and corporations around the world drew down their revolving bank credit lines, demand for dollars soared," said Thomas Simons, senior money market economist at Jefferies. Overall foreign holdings of Treasurys stood at $6.81 trillion in March, down from $7.07 trillion.
President Trump is getting his way, as many states begin to ease or entirely lift stay-at-home rules meant to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Yahoo Finance's Rick Newman joins Jen Rogers, Myles Udland, and Akiko Fujita to discuss and gives this weeks Trump-o-meter reading.
Treasury yields rose Friday, as the stock-market shrugged off worries about deteriorating economic data and U.S.-China tensions, but yields still ended the week lower.
Analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods say U.S. banks’ dividends are ‘broadly safe,’ but pointed out 21 ‘potential dividend-cut candidates.’
Treasury yields fall Thursday amid doubts that an economic bounce following the easing of COVID-19 related lockdowns may be more gradual or weaker-than-expected.
U.S. Treasury yields fall Wednesday after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell strikes cautious tone on economic path ahead.
On Wednesday, Jerome Powell shared prepared remarks regarding the future outlook for the U.S. economy, but admits there are 'longer-term concerns.' Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Managing Director and Sr. Portfolio Manager, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss.
U.S. Treasury yields added to their drop on early Wednesday trading after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the economic path ahead was highly uncertain and subject to downside risks. The 10-year Treasury note yield fell 4.4 basis points to 0.648%, while the 2-year note rate was down 2.4 basis points to 0.149%. The 30-year bond yield slid 3.7 basis points to 1.345%. Bond prices move in the opposite direction of yields. Despite pent-up expectations for Powell to speak against negative rates, his prepared remarks did not touch on the subject. Traders on the fed fund futures markets are betting the central bank will push rates into subzero territory next year.
Kathryn Rooney Vera, Bulltick's Chief Global Markets Strategist, joined Yahoo Finance's Myles Udland, Jen Rogers, Dan Roberts, and Melody Hahm to discuss the state of the markets and her outlook for the U.S. economy amid COVID-19.
Treasury prices rise Tuesday, pulling yields lower, after investors show strong appetite for an auction of the U.S’s benchmark debt in the afternoon.
Treasury prices fall Monday, pushing yields higher, after traders made room for the wave of debt supply this week as the federal government looks to finance its widening budget deficits.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard joins Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christofourous, Brian Sozzi and Brian Cheung to discuss why he believes negative interest rates are not a clear remedy for the coronavirus-induced economic crisis in the United States, despite market bets on below-zero rates next year.
Douglas Boneparth, Bone Fide Wealth President, joined Yahoo Finance's Jen Rogers, Myles Udland, Dan Roberts, and Melody Hahm to discuss the best approach to retirement planning during the coronavirus pandemic.