Tag: US Treasury at 10 years

  • US Treasury Bond Yields Ahead of Fed Interest Rate Decision

    US Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate decision and central bank monetary policy guidance. At 5:48 a.m. ET, the 10-year Treasury yield was down 2 basis points to 3.587%. The 2-year Treasury was trading at 4.134% after falling about 4 basis points. Yields and prices move in […]

  • the Fed must slow down or ‘things break’

    As the fallout from Silicon Valley Bank’s bankruptcy continues to unfold, the Federal Reserve needs to slow down before “many more things” break, Altimeter Capital’s Brad Gerstner told CNBC’s Halftime Report Monday. Gerstner said he was not “pointing the finger” at Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. But Gerstner said there would be “a lot of questions” […]

  • Two bond ETF strategies that can help investors profit from interest rate hikes

    According to Joanna Gallegos, co-founder of fixed income ETF issuer BondBloxx, the interest rate jitters are meaningfully pushing investors toward the shorter end of the yield curve. Gallegos, former head of global ETF strategy for JPMorgan, thinks it’s a good approach. “It’s an intuitive trade. This isn’t 2022. This isn’t even five years ago. The […]

  • investors await key jobs data

    US Treasury yields fell Friday as investors awaited key jobs data that could affect future interest rate decisions from the Federal Reserve. At 4:28 am ET, the 10-year Treasury was trading at 3.8354% after falling nearly nine basis points. The yield on the 2-year Treasury fell more than seven basis points to 4.8285%. Yields and […]

  • 5 things you need to know before the stock market opens on Tuesday, March 7

    Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will testify on Capitol Hill. California Governor Gavin Newsom is taking on Walgreens over access to abortion pills. Google CEO Sundar Pichai says employees complain about ‘ghost town’ offices. Here are the most important news items investors need to start their trading day: For much of Monday, stocks looked like […]

  • Art Cashin on why the Fed can’t go back to massive rate hikes

    Art Cashin says the Federal Reserve can’t go back to higher rate hikes after easing. “They made the mistake, if you will, of starting to slow down. They went from 50 [basis points] back to 25. If you accelerate again, if you go back to 50, the market knows that there’s a good chance you’ve […]

  • Mortgage rates back more than 7% as markets fear inflation

    The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage rose more than 7% to 7.1% on Thursday, according to Mortgage News Daily. Growing fears that inflation will not cool are driving up bond yields. Mortgage rates loosely track the yield on the US 10-year Treasury. “Rates continue to move at the suggestion of economic data and […]

  • investors are weighing the prospects of the Fed’s interest rate policy

    US Treasuries rose Thursday as investors weighed the prospect of further rate hikes from the Federal Reserve and awaited new economic data. At 4:23 a.m. ET, the yield on the 10-year Treasury benchmark was up just over three basis points to 4.028%, trading above the 4% mark at levels last seen in early November. The […]

  • The negative market turn revolves around one thing: rates

    Investors looking for something to blame for the recent stock market slump need only look to the bond market. The major US stock averages recorded their worst weekly performance of the year last week, with the S&P 500 losing 2.7%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite lost 3% and 3.3% respectively. Those losses […]

  • Government bond yields rose slightly at the start of the week

    U.S. Treasury yields rose slightly on Monday as investors continue to monitor the outlook for inflation and the economy. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury bond rose 1 basis point to 3.959%, ​​and the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond rose less than a basis point to 3.941%. Revenues move inversely to prices. Treasure […]