Category: Treasury

Apocalypse Now: U.S. Treasury Bond Yields Now Have Negative Rates
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Apocalypse Now: U.S. Treasury Bond Yields Now Have Negative Rates

While investors run for cover from an economy rocked by coronavirus, U.S. Treasury yields now have negative rates. Consequently, U.S. financial markets just issued a terrifying vote of “no confidence” in the future of the American economy. Markets have dramatically crowded out yield because so many investors are huddling for safety in U.S. Treasuries. It…

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Treasury Yields Bounce Back from Biggest Plunge in Four Months After Fake News Breathes New Life Into Dow
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Treasury Yields Bounce Back from Biggest Plunge in Four Months After Fake News Breathes New Life Into Dow

Treasury yields recover following their biggest drop in four months. Dow and broader U.S. stock market rebound. Again, U.S.-China trade hype dominates the spotlight. Government debt yields rose on Wednesday, bouncing back from their biggest single-day drop in four months after anonymous sources breathed new life into U.S.-China trade hype. Markets are clutching at straws…

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U.S. Treasury Yields Under Pressure as Weakening China Threatens Global Stability
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U.S. Treasury Yields Under Pressure as Weakening China Threatens Global Stability

U.S. government debt yields fell on Friday, as bond prices rose following news of China’s weakest quarter of economic expansion in three decades. Treasury Yields Fall The yield curve declined at week’s end, reflecting growing appetite for U.S. Treasurys and other haven assets. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note reached a low of…

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Treasury Yields Pull Back from Highs as U.S.-Sino Relations Show Signs of Imploding
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Treasury Yields Pull Back from Highs as U.S.-Sino Relations Show Signs of Imploding

U.S. government debt yields edged up slightly on Friday but were well off daily highs amid reports that the Trump administration is looking for ways to limit investment flows into Chinese equity markets. Treasury Yields Pull Back from Highs Government bond prices were mostly lower Friday, pushing yields slightly higher. The benchmark 10-year Treasury note…

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U.S. Treasury Yields Plunge This Week as Volatility Returns – CCN.com
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U.S. Treasury Yields Plunge This Week as Volatility Returns – CCN.com

U.S. government debt yields declined on Friday, extending their weeklong slide as investors continued to assess monetary policy and upcoming trade talks between Washington and Beijing. Treasury Yields Fall The price of U.S. government bonds rose Friday, pushing yields down. The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury reached a session low of 1.73%, having…

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US Treasury Blackballs Bitcoin Addresses of Chinese Drug Kingpins
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US Treasury Blackballs Bitcoin Addresses of Chinese Drug Kingpins

The US Treasury is blacklisting specific bitcoin addresses related to Chinese druglords. | Source: ShutterstockBy CCN Markets: The U.S. Treasury Department blackballed the bitcoin addresses of Chinese drug kingpins operating international drug-trafficking rings. It’s part of a move to curb the opioid epidemic ravaging the United States.The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and…

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Treasury Secretary Supports DOJ’s Decision to Probe Amazon’s Monopoly
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Treasury Secretary Supports DOJ’s Decision to Probe Amazon’s Monopoly

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin concurred with the DOJ that anti-competitive practices at the big tech companies warrant an antitrust investigation — an idea first proffered by Walmart. In an interview on CNBC, Steven Mnuchin said that while there have been many benefits to Amazon, the company has also destroyed the American retail industry, thereby limiting…

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