Bonds

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell under 1.50% on Friday, and the 30-year Treasury's "long bond" is now handily under 2.0%.
These four top plays make sense for those looking for a degree of safety and high current income, as all yield 6% or more.
With the Federal Reserve announcement on a decision on interest rates this week, many eyes will be focused on what is going on with Treasury yields over the coming days.
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24/7 Wall St. wanted to take a look at where interest rates are heading in 2020, which pertains to credit market metrics for consumers and businesses alike.
News of the trade negotiations between the United States and China going well begs the question of whether U.S. interest rates have anywhere to go but back up.
While interest rates are low in the United States, Netflix is making a debt offering, partly in Europe, to capture even lower interest rates.
With the deficit in the United States now over $22 trillion, there may come a day when deficits and credit actually matter again.
The corporate spreads in U.S. corporate bonds are now low enough, on top of record-low interest rates, that companies would be foolish to ignore the opportunity to grab vast amounts of capital on the...
24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of eight alternatives for Treasury and traditional bonds investors who must have income to help supplement their lives.
Explaining negative interest rates is arcane, almost as if it were medieval times and peasants were so desperate to protect their few coins they own from brigands and warlords that they were willing...
The U.S. Treasury Office of Debt Management has started to consider whether the government should issue 50-year and 100-year bonds.
In the argument about who pays for negative interest rates, there may be no winners. It still looks like the odds of negative interest rates in the United States appear to be less than zero.
When economies struggle, the classic textbook move to stabilize and help a recovery is for a nation's central bank to cut interest rates. Three more central banks now have lowered their rates.
The test of time has proven that big and healthy banks have been able to overcome many of the challenges thrown at them over time. 24/7 Wall St. has laid out the case for each major bank stock and...