Treasuries are losing money for the
first time since December as investors demand higher yields with
the Federal Reserve signaling that a strengthening economy may
prompt policy makers to raise rates sooner than forecast.
By Gary Tanashian:
There is a lot of talk now about a flattening of the yield curve. A flattening curve is commonly viewed as bad for gold, and according to Mark Hulbert, is an indicator of a coming recession:
Why you should care about...
An inverted yield curve is one of the most reliable leading indicators of an economic recession. Which is why many are worried about the flattening yield curve, which is the flattest it’s been since 2009. Should they be worried?
Treasury prices fell Monday, extending a slide from last week led by the middle of the yield curve. The 5-year note yield, which rises as prices fall, was up 4 basis points on Monday at 1.757%, its highest since the beginning of January, as...
Editor's note: Below is an interview with David Keeble, head of fixed income strategy at Crédit Agricole. This Q&A went out to subscribers of our "10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell" newsletter on Friday morning. Sign up below to...
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