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

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

Stock futures are flat ahead of consumer confidence data

Stock futures were flat in overnight trading ahead of Tuesday’s consumer confidence data and a big week for economic data. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 were flat, while Nasdaq 100 futures inched 0.1% lower. During Monday’s regular trading session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 94.65 points or 0.27%. 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

Stocks could take their cue from oil, inflation and interest rates in the week ahead

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, Feb. 24, 2022. Source: NYSE March’s employment report is coming up in the week ahead, but developments in Ukraine, the price of oil and an inflation report are likely to steer the market. Stocks notched gains for the week, while interest rates ripped higher and oil prices jumped. … Read more

Treasury yields fall with focus on Russia-Ukraine crisis

US Treasury yields fell on Thursday morning, as investors digested the latest Federal Reserve meeting minutes and monitored developments on the Russia-Ukraine crisis. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note gave up 4 basis points, falling to 2.0015% at 4 am ET. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond moved 4 basis points lower … Read more