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10-year U.S. government bond yield pushes below 3% as stocks come off highs

10-year U.S. government bond yield pushes below 3% as stocks come off highs

Treasury yields broke below key psychological levels on Monday as stocks gave up a chunk of their opening gains. The rally in government debt, which drove Treasury prices higher and rates down, came in late-morning action after fading euphoria around a tentative deal with President Donald Trump and China’s leader Xi Jinping this weekend to

10-year Treasury yields hit six-week low after investors see ‘dovish shift’ by Fed’s Powell

Treasury yields retreated from session highs Wednesday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell in which he said interest rates were close to the level where they neither speed nor slow economic growth, remarks that were taken as a sign the Fed may be approaching the end of its hiking cycle. The 10-year

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Treasury yields slightly lower after Fed speeches

Treasury yields edged lower Tuesday after comments from Federal Reserve officials underlined divisions in the central bank over next year’s interest-rate outlook amid slower global growth and equity-market weakness. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.06% was down 1.3 basis points to 3.057%, while the 2-year note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, +0.00% declined 0.6 basis point to

Treasurys see post-midterm rally fade after lackluster debt auction

Treasury yields came off their sessions lows to end mostly flat on Wednesday after a weak debt auction helped erase the bond market’s earlier gains from the midterm election results. Benchmark yields The yield on the 10-year Treasury note TMUBMUSD10Y, -0.26%  was barely unchanged at 3.215%, near its highest levels in four weeks, while the

Treasurys rally after weak private-sector employment report

Treasury prices rose, pushing yields lower, Thursday after the weaker-than-expected private sectors payrolls number, suggested a softer number in the official jobs report on Friday. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, -0.13% slipped 2.5 basis points to 2.877%, retreating from its three-week high. The 30-year bond yield TMUBMUSD30Y, +0.04% fell 2 basis points to 3.054%,

10-year Treasury yield holds near 3-week high as trade deficit widens

Treasury yields held their ground on Wednesday after the trade deficit widened to a five-month high, which could crimp economic growth in the third quarter and potentially boost demand for bonds. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.11% was flat at 2.902%, hovering near a three-week high. The 2-year yield note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, +0.15% was

Bond Yields to Slide for Rest of Year Amid Trade Turmoil, Morgan Stanley Says

Trade tensions may be wreaking havoc on the stock market, but the volatility is providing a great opportunity to invest in bonds according to Morgan Stanley (MS) . The U.S. 10-year Treasury yield has already peaked for the year according Morgan Stanley global head of interest-rate strategy Matthew Hornbach. The U.S.’ trade tensions and strengthening

U.S. government bond yields inch higher as traders look ahead to inflation data, auctions

U.S. Treasury yields inched higher on Monday as traders looked ahead to key inflation data later this week and a series of debt auctions that could offer clues to demand for government paper. How are Treasurys performing? The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.19% added 0.4 basis point at 2.950%, after posting a 1.3 basis-point