June 20 2012

Weak open for stocks as Fed wraps up 2-day meeting

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Weak open for stocks as Fed wraps up 2-day meetingStocks are edging lower shortly after the opening bell as the Federal Reserve wraps up a two-day meeting.Investors are hoping that the Fed will either keep buying long-term bonds to keep rates low, or …

Weak open for stocks as Fed wraps up 2-day meeting

June 20 2012

US futures rise as Fed wraps up 2-day meeting

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US futures rise as Fed wraps up 2-day meetingStock futures are moving higher as the Federal Reserve wraps up a two-day meeting.There is a broad anticipation that economic policymakers will either extend a program of buying long-term bonds to keep …

US futures rise as Fed wraps up 2-day meeting

June 20 2012

Monti proposes European bailout fund buy bonds

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Italian Premier Mario Monti has proposed using the eurozone’s €440 billion ($555 billion) bailout fund to buy sovereign debt and ease pressure on Italian and Spanish borrowing rates.Monti told a briefing …

Monti proposes European bailout fund buy bonds

June 18 2012

FactSet: yield on Spanish 10-year bonds punches through 7 pct level, seen as bailout threshold

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FactSet: yield on Spanish 10-year bonds punches through 7 pct level, seen as bailout threshold.

FactSet: yield on Spanish 10-year bonds punches through 7 pct level, seen as bailout threshold

May 31 2012

Yield on 10-year Treasury sinks to record low

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Investors stampeded into U.S. government bonds Thursday, driving the interest rate on the 10-year Treasury note as low as 1.54 percent, a record.People were fearful that the U.S. economy might be hitting …

Yield on 10-year Treasury sinks to record low

May 30 2012

Treasury ETFs Hit All-Time Highs in Stock Rout

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Exchange traded funds indexed to U.S. Treasury bonds reached fresh all-time highs on Wednesday as the Dow shed more than 100 points on the worsening Eurozone debt crisis.Yields on the 10-year note dropped …

Treasury ETFs Hit All-Time Highs in Stock Rout

May 17 2012

Ten-year Treasury rate sinks near all-time low

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A benchmark Treasury yield neared an all-time low Thursday as worries over Europe and a weak report on the U.S. economy send traders into the safety of U.S. government bonds.At the end of the regular trading …

Ten-year Treasury rate sinks near all-time low

May 17 2012

Ten-year Treasury rate sinks to a new low

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A key Treasury yield is finishing the day at a new low as worries over Europe and a weak report on the U.S. economy send traders into the safety of U.S. government bonds.At the end of regular trading Thursday, …

Ten-year Treasury rate sinks to a new low

May 15 2012

Foreigners boost buys of long-term U.S. securities: Treasury

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Foreigners increased purchases of long-dated U.S. securities, including government bonds, in March, the U.S. Treasury said on Tuesday, but lightened up on short-term assets such as bills. Overseas investors …

Foreigners boost buys of long-term U.S. securities: Treasury

May 04 2012

Bonds add to gains as stock sell-off deepens

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U.S. Treasury debt prices rose further on Friday as a deepening sell-off in Wall Street stocks due to weak U.S. payroll data in April intensified bids for low-risk government bonds. Benchmark 10-year Treasury …

Bonds add to gains as stock sell-off deepens