10-year Treasury yield amid economic data, Fed speeches

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note climbed on Tuesday as investors awaited a fresh batch of economic data and watched for clues on the path of monetary policy. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note last traded up 4 basis points to 2.9240%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond rose 4 … Read more

Amazon’s Bezos criticizes Biden admin, says inflation hurts the poor

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos arrives for his meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the UK diplomatic residence on September 20, 2021 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images News | Getty Images Amazon founder Jeff Bezos tweeted on Sunday that inflation is most hurtful to the least affluent in the … Read more

The economic outlook may not be as bad as the market fears. Here’s where investors should be looking

Inflation is soaring, the stock market is tumbling and consumers are worrying more and more about their future. None of that is good, but it’s probably time to tap the brakes a little on worries that everything is crashing down. Fears of a recession are definitely on the rise, particularly after the US already has … Read more

Treasury prices slip as investors pile back into stocks

US Treasury prices slipped on Friday and yields jumped as investors sold out of government bonds and looked to move back into stock markets. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note surged 11 basis points to 2,929%. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond climbed 12 basis points to 3,092%. Yields move inversely to … Read more

US inflation hit 8.3% last month but slows from 40-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) – Inflation slowed in April after seven months of relentless gains, a tentative sign that price increases may be peaking while still imposing a financial strain on American households. Consumer prices jumped 8.3% last month from 12 months earlier, the Labor Department said Wednesday. That was below the 8.5% year-over-year surge in March, … Read more

Stock futures are little changed ahead of key inflation reading

Stock futures were little changed in overnight trading Tuesday ahead of a key inflation reading. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed about 15 points. S&P 500 futures were marginally lower and Nasdaq 100 futures were near flat. The moves come after the Dow fell for a fourth consecutive day Tuesday in a volatile … Read more

These stocks could provide ‘downside protection’ as inflation soars, Bernstein says

As surging inflation puts significant pressure on margins, Bernstein names stocks with pricing power that could outperform.

Plenty of good places to ‘hide’ as interest rates rise

As interest rates in the US rise, investors can put their money to work by looking at companies in the S&P 500 that can “increase their prices” and “maintain margins,” Kevin O’Leary told CNBC. “There’s plenty of them. That’s a good place to hide when you’re getting a 2% dividend yield,” the celebrity investor said … Read more