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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

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Here’s a ‘simmering worry’ for the corporate bond market

Investors should keep an eye on the growing size of the lowest-rated swath of the investment-grade corporate bond market. The attractiveness of investment-grade bonds chiefly comes from the healthier finances of the issuers, but excessive leverage could raise alarm bells for bondholders. “That will remain a simmering worry at this stage in the cycle as

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Tesla shares gain and bonds rally as liquidity fears ease, but analysts still think capital raising may be needed

Tesla Inc.’s shares fell early Wednesday before reversing that loss as analysts weighed in on first-quarter production and delivery numbers released early Tuesday that fell short of expectations. The stock closed up 6% Tuesday, as investors seemed to focus more on the company’s statement that it would not need to raise more money this year,

Treasury yields slip ahead of jobs report, and as Trump hints at fresh tariff salvo

Treasury yields edged lower on Friday, but have mostly risen during the week, as President Donald Trump said he was considering tariffs on another $100 billion in Chinese goods, potentially heightening a trade spat between the U.S. and China that has exacerbated volatility in an already tariff-stricken market. The moves come ahead of a closely

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Wall Street Poised for Rebound, But Volatility Keeps Global Markets Cautious

U.S. stocks could open firmly higher Friday, according to early futures prices, but with government bond yields and volatility gauges still elevated, investors in Europe and Asia remained cautious the echo from last night’s 1,000 point plunge for the Dow Jones Industrial Average echoed across global markets. Early indications from U.S. futures prices suggest a

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