From Wayne Duggan: The U.S. Treasury completed auctions for $24 billion in 10-year notes Wednesday. With the spread between two-year and 10-year Treasuries at its lowest point since the financial crisis in 2008, investors were playing close attention. Nasdaq:IEF April 10, 2019 6:21pm
From Fred Imbert: Stocks dropped on Friday as jitters over the global economy were sparked by dreadful manufacturing data out of Europe and the Federal Reserve's cautious outlook on the U.S. economy. NYSE:DIA March 22, 2019 1:01pm
From Sunny Oh: The yield curve as measured by the spread between the 3-month Treasury billTMUBMUSD03M, -0.64% and the 10-year note TMUBMUSD10Y, -3.90%inverted for the first time since 2007, following a sharp rally in longer-dated notes. The spread between the two maturities stood at around negative 3 basis points. On Friday, the 10-year note yield fell nearly 10 basis points to 2.434%, while the 3-month bill was down a single basis point to 2.462%, Tradeweb data show. Bond prices move inversely to yields. The last nine times the yield curve has inverted, a recession has followed, according to the San Francisco Fed. Nasdaq:IEF
From Greg Robb: In the wake of the disturbingly weak retail sales report, investors are now pricing in a small chance of a Federal Reserve interest-rate cut by the end of the year. Nasdaq:IEF February 14, 2019 2:20pm
From John Ainger: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. joined a growing number of Wall Street banks lowering their forecasts for Treasury yields in the face of slowing global economic growth and faltering bets on tighter monetary policy.
Nasdaq:IEF January 8, 2019 1:32pm
From Thomas Franck: U.S. government debt yields sank Tuesday as fixed-income investors continued to doubt expectations of burgeoning inflation and sustained economic activity amid more dovish commentary from the Federal Reserve.
From Zacks: A lot has been happening in Washington D.C. lately. There have been developments in the tax reform. The political landscape is changing. Moreover, the U.S. economy has been posting strong economic data. ETF BASIC NEWS December 21, 2017 6:05am
From Zacks: U.S. Treasury yields fell to post-election lows, driving Treasury prices higher, as rising geopolitical risks made investors shift to safe haven investments. Remember that bond prices and yields move inverse to each other. ETF BASIC NEWS August 31, 2017 6:36am