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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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Treasury yields fall ahead of Federal Reserve interest rate decision

Treasury yields stumbled on Wednesday, coming off recent highs as traders await the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rate hikes. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury was last at 3.536%, down by 3 basis points. Meanwhile, the policy-sensitive 2-year Treasury declined by about 2basis points and was last at 3.948%. Both Treasury notes had …

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Investors await Fed’s Beige Book

US Treasury yields ticked lower Wednesday following the previous day’s surge, as investors looked ahead to new economic analysis from the Federal Reserve. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note traded 7 basis points lower at 3.271% at 4:00 pm ET, after hitting its highest level since mid-June during Tuesday’s session at 3.353%. The …

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US Treasury yields rise as investors await economic data

US Treasury yields were higher on Tuesday as investors awaited a fresh batch of economic data following Monday’s Labor Day recess. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note traded higher by more than 3 basis points at 3.227% at around 6:17 am ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond gained 2 basis …

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2-year Treasury yield comes off 2007 highs

2-year Treasury yield comes off 2007 highs The yield on the 2-year Treasury note ticked lower on Friday after August’s jobs report came in near expectations and eased some fears that a hot labor market would force the Federal Reserve to continue hiking rates at an aggressive pace in order to tame surging prices. Treasury …

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2-year Treasury yield rises to highest level since 2007

US Treasury yields rose on Tuesday after the 2-year rate hit its highest level since November 2007. The yield on the short-term 2-year Treasury note rose as high as 3.497%, its highest level in 14 years. It was last trading up about 4 basis points at 3.487% The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note …

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Treasury yields in focus as investors await Fed conference

US Treasury yields were slightly lower on Wednesday, as investors awaited a fresh batch of economic data and Treasury auctions. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell roughly 1 basis point to 3.048%, inching back toward the 3% level after surpassing it for the first time in a month earlier in the week. …

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Investors look ahead to Jackson Hole

US Treasury yields moved lower on Monday as investors looked ahead to the Jackson Hole economic symposium. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was down about 4 basis points at 2.9482% at 3:25 am ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond traded lower by 3 basis points to 3.1937%. Yields move …

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Treasury yields move higher following jobless claims report

US Treasury yields moved higher on Friday as investors digested the previous day’s data release, which showed jobless claims edging lower, below expectations. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was up 4 basis points at 2.926% at 8:30 am ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond traded up about 3 basis …

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Bond yields tick lower, cooling off after Fed’s meeting minutes released

Bond yields ticked downward on Thursday, cooling after the previous session’s rise following the release of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee’s July meeting minutes. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was 4 basis points lower at 2.853%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond traded roughly 2 basis points lower at …

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