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Treasury Yields Rise, Dow Jones Deflates After Dismal Economic Data

10-year U.S. Treasury yield peaked at 1.86% on Monday. Dow Jones declined by as much as 269 points. U.S. economy remains under pressure in Q4, according to latest factory and construction spending data. U.S. government debt yields rose on Monday, as bond prices fell in the wake of dismal factory and construction spending reports. The latest report tempered optimism that the U.S. economy was back on track following an unexpected revision to third-quarter GDP numbers last week. Treasury Yields Extend Recovery Investors moved into government bonds Monday after a pair…

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Treasury Yields Post Biggest Rally in Three Years as Red-Hot Dow Blazes New Record

10-year Treasury yield approaches 2% for the first time since July. The entire U.S. yield curve jumps double digits on Thursday. Stocks return to record highs on U.S.-China trade deal optimism. U.S. government debt yields surged on Thursday, reaching their highest level since the summer after brazen investors pushed up the value of stocks following latest bout of China trade-deal euphoria. Treasury Yields Surge Interest rates on government bonds jumped as much as 16 basis points on Thursday, their biggest advance since the day after Donald Trump was elected president…

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Treasury Yields Surge to Five-Week Highs as U.S., China Push to Formalize Trade Deal

Demand for haven assets declined on Monday, pushing bond prices down and yields higher as investors sifted through better than expected corporate earnings and positive dialogue around a formal U.S.-China trade agreement. U.S. Yield Curve Rises The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note peaked at 1.86%, its highest in almost six weeks, according to CNBC data. It was last spotted up more than 4 basis points at 1.844%. Since crashing to more than three-year lows in September, the 10-year yield has recovered more than 40 basis points. U.S. government…

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The U.S. Yield Curve Tells Us That a Devastating Recession Is Unavoidable

U.S. government debt yields have risen over the past two months, correcting a frightful inversion between the 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes that sparked concerns of an imminent recession. Just because the so-called ‘recession indicator’ is correcting itself, don’t be fooled into thinking the dangers have gone away. As a matter of fact, the Treasury yield curve is behaving exactly as it would just before recession hits. Complacency in Washington and a series of rate cuts by the Federal Reserve only strengthen the case that a severe downturn is just…

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The Real Reason Gold Is Surging, and Why It Won’t Stop

Geopolitics, monetary policy and a slowing economy have all been cited as primary factors behind gold’s bullish breakout in 2019. While these catalysts cannot be discounted, the real reason gold is surging and why it will continue to do so is the trend in real interest rates relative to inflation. Only by understanding this relationship can one make sense of gold’s rock-solid performance in the face of a rising dollar. Gold and the U.S. Dollar: A Complicated Relationship Gold’s bull market has surprised some investors who believe that bullion’s fate…

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U.S. Treasury Yields Continue to Surge as Mnuchin Considers “Dangerous Temptation” – CCN.com

Steven Mnuchin’s Treasury Department is getting tempted to issue ultra-long bonds. | Source: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images / AFP U.S. government debt yields rose on Thursday after core inflation exceeded analysts’ estimates, signaling that the economy is performing better than previously feared. The inflation report seemed to strike a delicate balance on Wall Street: Firming expectations about the domestic economy without compromising the Federal Reserve’s plans to lower interest rates next week. Treasury Yields Rise Government bond yields rose across the board Thursday, extending their September rally. The benchmark…

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Dow Risks Snapping Three-Day Win Streak as Bond Yields Dive

The Dow Jones risked snapping its three-day winning streak after bond yields resumed their punishing slide. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: The Dow and broader U.S. stock market all turned lower on Tuesday, as heightened geopolitical tumult drove investors out of equities and into the perceived safety of government bonds. Dow Slides; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow All of Wall Street’s major indexes declined Tuesday, mirroring a tepid pre-market for Dow futures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 85.38 points, or 0.3%, to 26,050.41. Dow Jones Industrial Average snaps three-day…

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Dow Crashes 350 Points as Bond Yield Inversion Ignites Wall Street Panic

The Dow plummeted 350 points as the first main yield curve inversion since 2007 ignited panic on Wall Street. | Source: Drew Angerer / Getty Images / AFP By CCN Markets: The Dow whipsawed back into decline on Wednesday, completely reversing Tuesday’s massive recovery. What triggered the plunge? The bond market just flashed a warning signal that has preceded every recession for the past five decades. Dow Plummets; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Struggle All of Wall Street’s major indices suffered steep declines at the opening bell. The Dow Jones Industrial…

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