US 2 Year Treasury

10-year yield rises above 3.8% after topping 4% briefly this week

Treasury yields rose on Friday, after volatile trading this week, as markets closed out an awful week, month and quarter. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury rose to 3.814%. The note has had a highly volatile week, soaring to a near 14-year high before seeing its steepest inter-day decline since 2020 during Wednesday’s session. …

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10-year yield rises, reversing some of Wednesday’s major losses

Treasury yields rose across the board Thursday, with the 10-year note reversing some of the losses it made on Wednesday after the Bank of England launched a bond-buying plan designed to stabilize market chaos in the UK The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury was at 3.822%, up by 11 basis points at around 8:05 …

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Here’s two ways to play the volatility and two stocks to scoop up

Last week’s more than 4% drop in the S&P 500 wasn’t unusual. In the current quarter alone, the large-cap index has moved by a similar amount on seven occasions. How are professional investors trading amid such volatility, and what are they buying? Hedging bets Speaking to CNBC “Pro Talks,” Investment Director Neil Veitch of SVM …

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2-year Treasury tops 4.3% as yields rise following Fed rate hikes

Yields soared on Monday, with the 2-year Treasury reaching a fresh 15-year high, as markets digested the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes and looked toward economic commentary from Fed speakers. The yield on the policy-sensitive 2-year Treasury hit a high of 4.351%, which is the highest level since August 2007. It was last up 9 …

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Government bond yields soar as markets weigh threat of a recession

Hoxton/Sam Edwards | Getty Images Bond yields jumped this week after another major rate hike from the Federal Reserve, flashing a warning for market distress. The policy-sensitive 2-year Treasury yield on Friday climbed to 4.266%, notching a 15-year high, and the benchmark 10-year Treasury reached 3.829%, the highest in 11 years. Soaring yields come as …

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From the Fed to Europe’s currency crisis, here’s what’s behind this selloff in financial markets

Trader on the floor of the NYSE, June 7, 2022. Source: NYSE Stocks fell sharply, bond yields rose and the dollar strengthened Friday as investors heeded the Federal Reserve’s signal that its battle with inflation could result in much higher interest rates and a recession. The sell-off Friday was global, in a week where the …

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10-year Treasury yield falls as markets digest Fed rate hike

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury fell on Friday as markets adjusted to the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike and attention turned toward flash PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) data for September that is due to be released later in the day. The 10-year Treasury note last traded at 3.6946%, down 1 basis point as …

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As Treasury yields rise, here’s how to allocate your portfolio, pros say

The latest threat to stocks now isn’t any macro risk — it’s rising 2-year Treasury yields, according to some fund managers and strategists. Short-term, relatively risk-free Treasury bonds and funds are back in the spotlight as the yield on the 2-year Treasury continues to surge. On Wednesday, it reached 4.1% —the highest level since 2007 …

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What the inverted yield curve means for your portfolio

Morsa Images | E+ | Getty Images As investors digest another 0.75 percentage point interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve, government bonds may be signaling distress in the markets. Ahead of news from the Fed, the policy-sensitive 2-year Treasury yield climbed to 4.006% on Wednesday, the highest level since October 2007, and the benchmark …

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