The $24 trillion Treasury bond market plays an important role in the global financial system. Is there any viable alternative?
Why bonds lose value when the Fed hikes interest rates and what that has to do with banks.
The yield for a two-year note is roughly a whole percentage point higher than the yield on the 10-year Treasury right now. And that often precedes a recession.
Bond investors look at the jobs report for clues about wage growth and inflation.
The Federal Reserve is unwinding its bond-buying program. Will that help deflate the inflation balloon?
The Fed uses its buying power in the bond market to raise or lower interest rates by manipulating how much money is available in the economy.
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note surged to its highest level in three months this morning.
Rising bond yields are an optimistic sign, even though the Fed says a real recovery isn't right around the corner.
But that may not be signaling that the economic damage from the coronavirus will be as bad as the Great Recession.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury dipped below 1% Tuesday.
The federal government sells more than a dozen different kinds of bonds. They all have very different purposes.