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Treasuries slip as market struggles to absorb supply

Treasuries slip as market struggles to absorb supply

Update July 12. The yield on 10-year Treasuries rose to 1.52%, the highest level this month (and prices fell). Last week the yield on the 10-year Treasury hit a record low of 1.318%. The climb in Treasury yields is likely to be temporary, in my opinion. The market is...

Higher interest rates, lower bond prices–it's a new world

It’s a bond rout. On December 8, prices for U.S. Treasuries plunged and yields on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury hit a six-month high of 3.33%. That’s a full percentage point higher than the October low. And it’s a shocking 0.76 percentage points above the yield...

Mr. Bond turns bearish on bonds

Mr. Bond, Pimco’s Bill Gross, doesn’t like bonds so much anymore. Gross, who manages the $200 billion Total Return Fund at Pacific Investment Management (Pimco) told CNBC on December 7 that Treasuries are over-valued given the odds that inflation and interest rates...

Stocks and bonds take away different messsage from the Fed

Bonds and shares of financial companies didn’t like what they heard from the Federal Reserve Wednesday November 4 at 2:15. Investors and traders in general, on the other hand, were relieved that the Federal Reserve signaled that interest rate policy wasn’t about to...