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 →

Powell goes agnostic about economics

2019-02-25

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has decided to listen more to markets and to become agnostic about economics. During his first year, the Fed increased the federal funds rate by a full point to about 2.4% — and continued to run down its holdings of mortgage-backed securities. Through December, theRead More →