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|52 Week Range||1.4290 - 3.0790|
U.S. Treasury yields came off session lows on Friday after purchasing managers’ surveys show a steady upturn in activity in the manufacturing sector, showing signs that factories may be overcoming the trade-driven slowdown.
All three major indexes closed the week lower after investors shrugged off positive comments on a trade deal by President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
The numbers: Sales of previously-owned homes rose 1.9% in October — the latest housing statistic to demonstrate the upward lift low mortgage rates have provided to the U.S. real-estate market. Existing-home sales occurred at a 5.46 million seasonally-adjusted annual pace in October, up from a 5.38 million rate in September, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday. Economists polled by MarketWatch had expected the average annual rate of existing-home sales to increase slightly more to 5.47 million.
Betting against bonds has not, to say the least, performed well, for the last 40 years or so. But Goldman Sachs sees a baby bear market performing.
U.S. Treasury yields edged up Thursday, reversing some of this week’s decline, after a report said Beijing was pushing to advance talks on a partial trade deal with the U.S.
The Senate on Thursday passed a short-term funding bill aimed at avoiding a government shutdown.The upper chamber voted 74 to 20 on a compromise measure to keep the government funded through Dec. 20. The spending bill has already passed the House. President Donald Trump is expected to sign the measure before midnight, when the current short-term measure funding the government is set to expire. The president's request for funding a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border continues to block passage of a broader agreement.
Growth in the U.S. has slowed considerably since the end of the summer, according to an index that measures the nation’s economic health. The U.S. leading economic index fell 0.1% in October to mark the third straight decline
The number of people who applied for jobless benefits clung to a five-month high in mid-November, likely reflecting seasonal swings in employment just before the start of the holiday season. Initial jobless claims were flat at 227,000.
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U.S. Treasury yields fall Wednesday after news reports suggest a phase one trade deal between Washington and Beijing may not be completed this year, spurring inflows into government paper.
At this time, the consensus among economists is that the Fed will now pause after cutting rates three times in 2019, with its benchmark rate in a range of 1.5% to 1.75%.
Treasury yields dropped on Wednesday on news a "phase one" U.S.-China trade deal may not be completed this year, according to Reuters sources. Negotiations to finalize a deal may extend into next year, trade experts and people close to the White House said, as Beijing presses for more extensive tariff rollbacks, and as the Trump administration counters with heightened demands of its own. Benchmark 10-year Treasury note yields were last down 5.6 basis points at 1.730%.
U.S. Treasury yields edge lower on Monday as investors keep a close watch on progress toward a phase-one trade agreement between Washington and Beijing.
U.S. stocks slipped back from record highs on Wednesday on disappointing earnings results and doubts about a U.S. - China trade deal
Investors do not often get to enjoy a halving of the long-term cost of capital without a more significant decline in corporate earnings
U.S. Treasury yields are falling as investors juggle conflicting reports on Monday about the state of trade talks and the prospects for a phase one deal.
The federal government’s budget deficit in October rose 34% from a year earlier to $134.5 billion, putting the U.S. on course to top the $1 trillion mark in fiscal 2020 for the first time in eight years.
Cannacord Genuity strategist Tony Dwyer is once again predicting an S&P 500 retracement. He explains why.
U.S. Treasury yields rise Friday, trimming their week long decline, after an official from the White House suggested negotiations for the phase one trade deal was nearing an end.
Financial markets are overvalued, according to an Oxford Economics forecast, so don’t expect much in the way of gains for stocks even if a recession is avoided.
The cost of goods imported into the U.S. fell sharply in October, reflecting declines in a broad array of goods such as petroleum, food, drinks and consumer electronics entering from China. The import price index sank 0.5% last month.