Bond investors are demanding higher corporate bond yields. That's a good sign about where the economy's headed this year.
The government needs to plow out of a lot of debt from previous COVID-19 rescue packages and the potential $1.9 trillion in additional aid.
Interest rates on 30-year mortgages have started climbing.
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.
When you factor inflation, investors are actually losing money by lending to the U.S. government.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury dipped below 1% Tuesday.
It's a market phenomenon that shows investors want more for short-term government bonds than they do for long-term bonds.
A lot of attention is being paid right now to what’s known as the yield curve. And if you don’t know what that is, it’s essentially the difference between interest rates on short-term and long-term government bonds. In a growing economy, you typically see higher rates on the 10-year Treasury note than you do on […]