Yields rise on trade optimism ahead of U.S. data

2019-12-04

Yields on U.S. government debt rose Wednesday as Treasury prices gave back some of the previous session’s large gains following a news report that said the U.S. and China remained on track to complete a phase-one trade deal before a Dec. 15 deadline despite President Trump’s comments about a delayRead More →

Treasury yields hold steady as traders await jobs report

2019-10-04

U.S. Treasury yields held their ground on Friday as investors looked ahead to the official scorecard of the labor market’s health, amid growing questions about the longevity of the recordlong economic expansion. What are Treasurys doing? The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, -0.22% was down 0.7 basis point to 1.529%,Read More →

Treasury yields tick higher ahead of Powell speech

2019-08-23

U.S. Treasury yields rose Friday as traders wait for Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech at the Jackson Hole symposium in Wyoming, where he may give clues to the central bank’s next moves. What are Treasurys doing? The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +1.53%   rose 2.5 basis points toRead More →

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 →