Treasury prices

Source: ThinkstockFor years the inflation monster has been the genie in the bottle or in Pandora’s box. It was something we were warned about, but told not to be concerned over. Food and energy...
Lee Jackson
Source: ThinkstockThe U.S. Treasury has just sold its 3.625% 30-year Treasury bonds, or the so-called long bond, at a yield of 3.525%. The recent unsettling of the stock market recovery might have...
Jon C. Ogg
Janet Yellen made a bit of a surprise on Wednesday in her FOMC statement and then again in her press conference. The 6.5% unemployment rate threshold has been lightly removed, in part due to the...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockGoldman Sachs and other investment firms warned that the market was getting more and more at risk of a 10% stock market correction, with the caveat that stocks would resume the bull...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: Jon OggThe stock market and bond market are trying and trying to figure out how to price in the eventual tapering effects of quantitative easing. Ultimately, these markets will both have to...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: Jon OggThe U.S. Treasury has just conducted a $21 billion 10-year Treasury note auction, which may spook some investors. Interest rates have already risen on the long-end of the yield curve...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockThe U.S. Treasury Department auctioned $29 billion in 7-year notes today at a high yield of 1.932%, the highest yield on the 7-year notes since July of 2011. The bid-to-cover ratio...
Paul Ausick
Source: Jon OggThe US Treasury 30-year bond, the so-called Long Bond, is proving to be a widow-maker to those who bought a couple of months ago. Most investors did not want to hear that a mere 1%...
Jon C. Ogg