Between our Fed holding the line on rate hikes and Mario Draghi insinuating the QE will end for the Euro zone later this year, the U.S. Dollar has been slammed more than it should and European currencies soared to heights they should not have.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) United States Treasury yields were little changed on Wednesday on light trading volume with benchmark yields hitting their lowest levels in nearly three weeks in advance of a meeting of European Central Bank policymakers on Thursday.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) United States government bonds strengthened Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen signaled the central bank would take a cautious approach to tightening monetary policy in the face of an uncertain inflation outlook.
Financial advisors and investors who had a traditional allocation of 60% stocks and 40% bonds during the bear markets of 2000-2002 and 2007-2009 were partially insulated from equity losses that exceeded 50% in each bear market.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) The bond market barely budged Wednesday afternoon following the latest signal that the Federal Reserve may start paring back its large bond holdings in the coming months.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Long-dated United States Treasury yields tumbled to their lowest since early November on Wednesday after surprisingly weak data on inflation and retail sales overshadowed an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) United States Treasury long-dated yields pared gains on Thursday, in line with German bonds, after the European Central Bank (ECB) reduced its inflation forecast to reflect lower oil prices.
"T-Bonds made a mid April rally peak and have been consolidating into the end of April. Currently, the trend is not clear. The T-Bonds Fractal model indicates that mid May could be very pivotal as to the trend for the rest of the year.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) The dollars pushed higher against other major currencies on Thursday, helped by the release of upbeat United States jobs data and as investors were now eyeing Friday's highly anticipated nonfarm payrolls report.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Treasury yields fell Wednesday after the minutes from the Federal Reserve policy-making panel's meeting earlier this month showed policy makers largely agreed on the notion of moving to begin shrinking the central bank's balance sheet later this year.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Treasuries Slide as Risk Rally Rolls On. The United States Treasuries lost significant ground today as the risk-on move that was started by Sunday's first round of the French presidential election continued into the second session of the week.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Treasuries End Unchanged After Weak Bond Auction. United States Treasuries were mostly unchanged today in a curve-steepening trade as financial markets remained in risk-off mode, helping to keep government bonds near multi-month highs.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) United States Treasuries traded significantly higher today as headwinds from higher oil prices and equity markets failed to prevent government bond prices from stalking Monday's highs.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Treasuries Rip Higher on More Dovish Fed. The United States Treasuries surged today as investor fears that the Fed had begun a sharp hawkish turn earlier this month proved unfounded.
Market action here was exactly as anticipated with the Dollar falling to almost exact support before roaring higher and non Dollar currencies running up to almost exact resistance areas before tanking to mini support areas.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) United States Treasuries fell sharply today as investors revised up their assumptions for the probability of a rate hike at the March 15 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting (~75%).
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Foreign investors in December sold safe-haven United States Treasuries for the ninth straight month, data from the United States Treasury department showed on Wednesday, and some analysts said the latest sales may have reflected increased risk appetite after the November election of Donald Trump as United States president.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Treasuries Slide Again as Stocks Rally to All-Time Highs United States Treasuries took significant losses for the second-straight session today as the S&P 500 rallied 0.74% to 2,297 and the 5-year Treasury auction was met with tepid demand.