^TYX - Treasury Yield 30 Years

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  • MarketWatch

    Treasury yields edge lower as traders await weekend vote on Brexit

    U.S. Treasury yields mostly lower Friday as investors eye developments on Brexit ahead of Parliament’s vote on the weekend.

  • MarketWatch

    Treasury yields come off highs as investors raise questions over tentative Brexit deal

    U.S. Treasury yields fell from their intra-session highs Thursday as Brexit deal comes under question

  • MarketWatch

    Treasury yields stay depressed after retail sales fall

    U.S. Treasury yields fell Wednesday after a lackluster retail sales data suggest weakness in manufacturing may be spilling over into other areas of the economy.

  • MarketWatch

    Funding market strains resurface as repo rates stay elevated

    Strains in short-term lending markets popped up again on Wednesday as the cost of borrowing funds overnight in return for high-quality collateral, or the repo rate, shot up on Wednesday. Hedge funds and banks use the repo market to finance their balance sheets and trading positions. The overnight repo rate spiked as high as 2.26%, according to one estimate. This compared with the effective fed funds rate, which stood at 1.90% on Oct. 15. The repo rate usually closely tracks the central bank's benchmark interest rate as they both are considered sources of short-term borrowing. Repurchasing agreements of $75 billion by the Federal Reserve was fully taken up for the first time since Sept. 25. Since last month, the central bank has looked to relieve pressures in funding markets by offering regular injections of liquidity and announcing monthly purchases of $60 billion Treasury bills at least through the second quarter.

  • MarketWatch

    10-year Treasury yield hits more than three-week high on prospect of Brexit deal

    U.S. Treasury prices fall Tuesday, pushing yields higher, after at least a truce in the U.S. - China trade war last Friday and as hopes for a Brexit deal rise

  • MarketWatch

    New York Fed extends schedule for repo operations to Nov. 4

    The New York Fed said it wouldextend its schedule of overnight and more longer-term repurchasing agreement operations. It would continue to offer overnight repos of at least $75 million every day through Nov. 4. And it planned to carry out longer-term repos ranging between 6 days to 15 days through Oct. 29. In a previous notice, the Fed has said it would conduct repos until Oct. 10. The central bank moved into the spotlight after the overnight repo rate, or how much hedge funds and banks have to pay for short-term borrowing, rose so high that the Fed's benchmark interest rate pushed above its target range. The central bank was forced to step in to contain the stresses in funding markets, and has since lent funds to cash-starved corners of the financial system through regular repo operations.

  • A bond fund that yields over 5% — how these aggressive managers provide the extra returns
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    A bond fund that yields over 5% — how these aggressive managers provide the extra returns

    The managers of the TIAA-CREF Emerging Markets Debt Fund have few limitations on where they can look for yield and profits.

  • MarketWatch

    New York Fed expands size of Thursday planned repos

    The New York Federal Reserve showed on its website that it planned to enlarge the size of its repurchasing operations for Thursday, as part of its move to temporarily inject cash into short-term funding markets. The central bank increased its overnight repos to $100 billion from $75 billion, and its 14-day repos to $60 billion from $30 billion. It's not clear if the increase to the offering sizes will apply to repo operations beyond Thursday. Recent repos by the Fed have been oversubscribed, suggesting pressure on funding markets has yet to subside. Repo traders say demand for cash is expected to spike heading into Sept. 30, the end of the quarter. The New York Fed's interventions come after the overnight repurchasing rate briefly climbed to three times their usual levels of around 2% last week. The repurchasing rate is how much banks and hedge funds pay to borrow for a short period of time in return for collateral like Treasurys.

  • MarketWatch

    New York Fed term repo operation twice oversubscribed

    The New York Fed offered $30 billion of 14-day repurchasing agreements to banks and investors on Tuesday, temporarily lending funds to those in need of short-term funding. The central bank had previously only conducted overnight repurchasing operations. The operation was twice oversubscribed, with $62 billion of bids placed. This could suggest pressure on short-term funding markets has yet to subside. The New York Fed's recent interventions into money markets comes after the overnight repurchasing rate shot up last week. The repurchasing rate is how much banks and hedge funds pay to borrow for a short period of time in return for collateral like Treasurys.

  • MarketWatch

    Fed completes 3rd straight repo auction to avoid short-term rate surge

    The New York Federal Reserve Thursday morning completed its third repurchasing operation, or repos, in as many days to stem spikes in crucial overnight funding market for financial institutions. The U.S. central bank carried out $75 billion of repos, with the Street submitting bids for $83.875 billion, sources said, providing liquidity for Wall Street dealers by temporarily buying securities. Earlier this week, a surge in the repurchasing rate, used by hedge funds and banks to fund their trading operations, pushed the fed-funds rate close to the top of its targeted range. The incident has stirred worries that the central bank is at risk of losing its grip over its benchmark interest rate. On Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said at a news conference that the central bank is likely to execute similar auctions and said he doesn't see the recent jump in overnight money-market rates on Monday and Tuesday as a "having implications for the broader economy, or for the economic outlook, nor for the our ability to control rates."

  • MarketWatch

    New York Fed plans repo operation for third straight day

    The New York Fed said it would conduct an overnight repurchasing operation for the third time this week at 8:15 a.m. Eastern on Thursday. The U.S. central bank will offer up to $75 billion of repos, temporarily buying securities from Wall Street dealers to inject liquidity into the system. Earlier this week, a surge in the repurchasing rate, used by hedge funds and banks to fund their trading operations, pushed the fed funds rate above its target range. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a Wednesday press conference that the central bank would stand ready to use its current tools to address pressures in money markets.

  • MarketWatch

    Fed funds rate trades at 5 basis points above target range

    The fed funds rate traded on Tuesday 5 basis points above the upper bound of its target range between 2.00% to 2.25%, according to Federal Reserve data released Wednesday morning. The recent climb in overnight repurchasing rates, used by hedge funds and other leveraged investors to finance their trading operations, has resulted in a knock-on increase in the fed funds rate. Since both are short-term sources of funding, a rise in the overnight repurchasing rate means that borrowers in fed funds have to pay up to attract investors. The fed funds rate pushing above its target range underlines analysts' concerns that the U.S. central bank is having trouble keeping its benchmark interest rate at its desired levels. The Fed launched $75 billion of overnight repos on Wednesday morning, in order to inject liquidity bank into the system and to bring the fed funds rate in line within its preferred range. This is the Fed's second repo operation this week.

  • MarketWatch

    Fed carries out repo operation for second straight day

    The New York Fed held an overnight repurchasing operation for the second time this week on Wednesday morning. The U.S. central bank carried out the full $75 billion of repos, temporarily buying securities from Wall Street dealers to inject liquidity into the system. Earlier this week, a surge in the repurchasing rate, used by hedge funds and banks to fund their trading operations, pushed the fed funds rate close to the top of its targeted range. The incident stirred worries that the central bank is at risk of losing its grip over its benchmark interest rate.

  • Gundlach says Fed took baby step toward QE with repo operation
    MarketWatch

    Gundlach says Fed took baby step toward QE with repo operation

    Bond investor Jeffrey Gundlach said the Federal Reserve will take the disruption in short-term money markets as a warning sign.

  • MarketWatch

    New York Fed carrying out repo operation to keep fed funds rate in target range

    The New York Federal Reserve bank said it was carrying out up to $75 billion worth of repuchase agreements, or repo, on Tuesday between 9:30 a.m. Eastern to 9:45 a.m. They said the move would help bring back the central bank's benchmark interest rate, or the federal funds rate, back to its target range of between 2% to 2.25%. Market participants have complained this week that a lack of liquidity in funding markets has pushed the fed funds rate above the interest rate on excess reserves, and that the central bank had lost its grip over short-term interest rates. Analysts say the repurchase operations will boost reserves at banks and help ease funding pressures.

  • Central banks say negative interest rates have been 'effective'
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    Central banks say negative interest rates have been 'effective'

    Central banks are defending interest rate policies in a new survey released yesterday by the Bank for International Settlements. Yahoo Finance's Brian Cheung discusses it with Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi.

  • Will the Fed cut rates again?
    Yahoo Finance Video

    Will the Fed cut rates again?

    Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro, Brian Sozzi, Brian Cheung and Porter Braswell - Jopwell Co-Founder & CEO discuss Cheung's Yahoo Finance interview with Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren.

  • Major indexes look for direction as Q3 comes to a close
    Yahoo Finance Video

    Major indexes look for direction as Q3 comes to a close

    The markets are looking for direction as earnings season is almost upon us. Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous, Brian Sozzi and Jared Blikre speak with Stephen Guilfoyle of Sarge986 LLC. and Kim Forrest of Bokeh Capital Partners for their insight

  • Trade fight weighs on investors, NYSE owner launches bitcoin futures contracts
    Yahoo Finance Video

    Trade fight weighs on investors, NYSE owner launches bitcoin futures contracts

    Yahoo Finance's Brian Sozzi, Alexis Christoforous, and Jared Blikre discuss what's moving markets today with John McClain, portfolio manager at Diamond Hill Capital Management.

  • Fed cuts interest rates, divided over future moves
    Yahoo Finance Video

    Fed cuts interest rates, divided over future moves

    The Federal Reserve may have voted to lower interest rates this week by a 7 to 3 vote, but what move the central bank makes next is a bit of a mystery especially with some division among ranks. Nick Maroutsos, co-head of global bonds for Janus Henderson Investors, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss what lies ahead.

  • Fed funds rate cut by quarter point is aligned with expectations: economist
    Yahoo Finance Video

    Fed funds rate cut by quarter point is aligned with expectations: economist

    The Federal Reserve cuts the funds rate by a quarter point. Wilmington Trust Chief Economist Luke Tilley says this is aligned with their expectations, but if the Fed cut by half a point, then they know more than they let out. He joins Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita and Adam Shapiro.

  • Is the Fed losing control of interest rates?
    Yahoo Finance Video

    Is the Fed losing control of interest rates?

    Overnight the Federal Reserve tackled a liquidity crunch in the repo market. Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro, Brian Cheung, Krishna Memani, Invesco Vice Chair of Investments and Danielle DiMartino Booth, Quill Intelligence CEO and Chief Strategist discuss.

  • How far will the Fed go with rate cuts?
    Yahoo Finance Video

    How far will the Fed go with rate cuts?

    The Fed 2-day meeting wraps today with an expected rate cut announcement from Jay Powell. Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro, Krishna Memani, Invesco Vice Chair of Investments and Danielle DiMartino Booth, Quill Intelligence CEO and Chief Strategist discuss.

  • What another Federal Reserve rate cut could mean for the markets
    Yahoo Finance Video

    What another Federal Reserve rate cut could mean for the markets

    The Federal Reserve is expected to cut rates again this afternoon. Ethan Harris, head of Global Economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch joins Yahoo Finance to discuss what the effect of a rate cut on the markets.

  • Fed set to announce latest rate decision
    Yahoo Finance Video

    Fed set to announce latest rate decision

    The Federal Reserve is meeting today and will announce whether it's going to cut rates again. Yahoo Finance's Brian Cheung breaks down what to expect.