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

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, April 6

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures sink in what would add to Tuesday’s drop on Fed worries Traders on the floor of the NYSE, March 31, 2022. Source: NYSE US stock futures dropped Wednesday as investors await more insight into what … Read more

Chinese tech stocks jump as Hong Kong leads gains among Asia-Pacific markets

SINGAPORE – Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index led gains among major Asia-Pacific markets on Monday as Chinese tech stocks in the city jumped. In morning trade, the Hang Seng index gained 1.42% as shares of Tencent surged 2.06%. Other Chinese tech stocks also rose, with Alibaba up 2.83% while NetEase soared 4.43%. The city’s chief … Read more

Key part of yield curve ‘inverts’ as short-term rates jump after jobs report

A key part of the Treasury yields inverted on Friday, stoking fears that a recession could be in the cards, after jobs data caused short-term rates to jump. The benchmark 10-year Treasury note was up more than 5 basis points at 2.382%, and the rate on the 2-year US government bond surged 16 basis points … Read more

Markets will be looking for clues from the Fed ahead, as historically strong month gets underway

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, March 29, 2022. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters The stock market is heading into what promises to be a volatile second quarter, but April is traditionally the best month of the year for stocks. The major indices were higher … Read more

2-year Treasury yield tops 10-year rate, a ‘yield curve’ inversion that could signal a recession

The 2-year and 10-year Treasury yields inverted for the first time since 2019 on Thursday, sending a possible warning signal that a recession could be on the horizon. The bond market phenomenon means the rate of the 2-year note is now higher than the 10-year note yield. This part of the yield curve is the … Read more

Treasury yields invert flashing recessionary warning sign

US 5-year and 30-year Treasury yields on Monday inverted for the first time since 2006, raising fears of a possible recession. The yield on the 5-year Treasury note rose 6 basis points to 2.6361% at 5:30 am ET, while the 30-year yield was down less than 1 basis point to 2.6004%. The 2-year yield jumped … Read more