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What do these high Treasury yields mean for the economy?

Oct 3, 2023
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note reached a 16-year high Tuesday. That benchmark rate lifts interest rates on other loans.
The Federal Reserve's interest rate policy is only part of the equation. Supply and demand for loans also influences yields.
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Interest rates on U.S. bonds are economic crystal balls — if you know how to read them

Feb 22, 2023
The markets that set the yield on bonds are trying to predict the economic future.
Yields for government debt like Treasury notes are set by where the market thinks the economy is headed.
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Why high yields on Treasury notes should worry you

Sep 20, 2022
Higher yields on government bonds mean the interest rate you pay for pretty much everything also climbs.
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Will borrowing get more expensive for consumers as the economy recovers?

Mar 5, 2021
Interest rates on 30-year mortgages have started climbing.
This week, Freddie Mac said the average interest rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage climbed above 3% for the first time since July.
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Germany is in negative territory

Jul 13, 2016
For the first time, a Eurozone country issues negative-yield bonds. Who buys them?
Germany's 10-year treasury bond yield dipped below zero yesterday. 
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