Treasury yields climb after China-U.S. trade truce

2019-07-01

Treasury yields rose Monday after a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping over the weekend led to a temporary cessation of trade hostilities between the two parties. What’s driving Treasurys? The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +1.03% rose 3.2 basis points to 2.033%, while the two-yearRead More →

Trump to investors: Vote for me or else!

2019-06-16

Vote Trump — or you can kiss your precious bull market goodbye That’s basically the warning President Donald Trump fired off over the weekend to his 61 million Twitter TWTR, -0.52% followers: “If anyone but me takes over in 2020 … there will be a Market Crash the likes ofRead More →

Goldman says Trump tariff threat ‘raises odds of further tariff escalation’ as stock market’s calm phase ends abruptly

2019-05-06

A period of relative placidity in global markets has come to a screeching halt amid President Donald Trump’s elevated, and surprising, truculence on China tariffs, prompting strategists at Goldman Sachs to increase in their forecast the chances for an escalation of international trade tensions. Although the strategists believe there isRead More →