Tag: US Treasury at 2 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 […]

  • Resist the urge to hide in cash. How to increase returns in your portfolio, according to UBS

    It may seem like second nature to hide in cash during these volatile markets, but according to UBS, investors should buy bonds while yields are still good. The Federal Reserve has been on its rate hike campaign for about a year and many suspect it will start another rate hike next Wednesday. The tightening of […]

  • Consumer inflation did cool down in February, but only slightly

    Shoppers look at items on display at a supermarket in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 15, 2023. Stephanie Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Consumer inflation may have cooled somewhat in February, but economists expect the pace to remain strong. The consumer price index, due Tuesday morning, is expected to show headline inflation rose 0.4% last […]

  • Evercore warns that SVB outages will force the new market to bottom out

    Evercore ISI compares the banking stress to another critical time on Wall Street: the year of the savings and credit crisis and the epic crash. “To think that you would see this kind of financial stress building up in the system 24 hours later [Fed] chairman Powell suggested he could go 50 [basis points] on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • investors anticipate Fed meeting minutes

    US Treasury yields fell Wednesday as investors awaited the release of the Federal Reserve’s latest minutes and assessed the outlook for monetary policy. At 3:46 a.m. ET, the yield on the 10-year Treasury bond fell less than one basis point to 3.9468%. It had briefly risen to 3.966% earlier in the session, a level last […]

  • US Treasuries: Investors Process Inflation Data

    U.S. Treasury yields rose Friday as investors processed higher-than-expected wholesale inflation data and pondered what that might mean for Federal Reserve policy changes. At 5:32 a.m. ET, the yield on the 10-year Treasury was up more than 5 points to 3.902%. The yield on 2-year government bonds was 4.69% after an increase of more than […]