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Treasury yields fall after Fed's inflation gauge misses forecasts I Bonds & Fixed Income I CNBC

cnbc.com Thomas Franck U.S. government debt yields fell on Friday after the Federal Reserve's preferred inflation metric fell short of expectations in the government's first look at third-quarter economic activity. The Commerce Department reported the U.S. economy grew at a 3.5 percent rate in the third quarter, faster than economists had expected. The government added that its personal consumption expenditures (PCE) index, a key measure of inflation, increased by 1.6 percent last quarter. Bonds have rallied over the past few weeks as fears of rising inflation push traders into safer assets like

Bonds & Fixed Income: Rates fall as investors seek safety amid Draghi comments, equity sell-off I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income: Bond yields sink after consumer prices print is lighter than expected I CNBC

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cnbc.com Thomas Franck Government debt yields sank Thursday after the Labor Department said consumer prices rose less than expected in September, calming inflation fears that sent the 10-year Treasury yield to its highest in seven years earlier this week. The headline consumer price index came in at 0.1 percent, short of the 0.2 percent anticipated and following August's 0.2 percent gain. Excluding volatile food and energy components, the CPI edged up 0.1 percent for the second straight month, bringing the year-over-year gain in the core figure to 2.2 percent. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treas

Bonds & Fixed Income: US Treasury yields up after Sept. jobs report shows increase in wages I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income: US Treasury yields up after Sept. jobs report shows increase in wages I CNBC

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cnbc.com Thomas Franck, Alexandra Gibbs The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield hit its highest level since 2011 on Friday after the Labor Department's monthly jobs report showed another month of rising wages and a sharp revision higher to August's nonfarm payrolls. The unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent, a level not seen in nearly 50 years, the government said, even as job creation for September fell to its lowest level in a year. The Labor Department also adjusted August's nonfarms payroll number up dramatically, to 270,000 from 201,000. Closely-watched average hourly earnings rose 8 ce

Bonds & Fixed Income:10-year yield hits new 2011 high as investors bet on roaring economy I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income: Rates surge with 10-year, 30-year Treasury yields at multiyear highs I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income: Treasury yields dip after Fed inflation gauge stays unchanged I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income: Treasury yields fall after Powell says he doesn't anticipate inflation surprising to the upside I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income: US Treasury yields hold steady ahead of Fed rate decision I CNBC

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cnbc.com Thomas Franck, Alexandra Gibbs U.S. government debt yields held steady Friday after a notable uptick in long-term rates earlier in the week. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was a touch lower at 3.065 percent at 4:03 p.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also slightly lower at 3.203 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices. The yield on the 10-year note climbed roughly 8 basis points over the week While no members of the U.S. Federal Reserve are scheduled to deliver remarks Friday, investors are gearing up for next week's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. Though central bankers are widely expected to hike the federal funds rate during the meeting, markets will be looking past this month's decision and toward the direction the Fed will chart ahead. A quarter-point bump to the Fed's benchmark rate is already factored into investor forecasts . The hike will push the funds target to

Bonds & Fixed Income: 10-year yield hits highest level since May on strong economic data I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income: US Treasury yields fall after consumer pricing data miss expectations I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income: US Treasury yields slip after weak employment data I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income: Treasury yields slip ahead of a slew of Fed speeches I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income: Treasury yields climb as global trade troubles build I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income Report: Treasury yields slip as global trade friction resurfaces I CNBC

cnbc.com Thomas Franck, Alexandra Gibbs Friday marks the deadline for a new trade deal to be secured by the U.S., Mexico and Canada. While an agreement has been struck between the States and Mexico to replace the current NAFTA pact, Canada has yet to secure its place. In the latest, the U.S. and Canada worked deep into the night on Thursday to push for an alternative to NAFTA, however Canada's trade minister said they are still working to "get the right deal, not any deal" on the refurbished trade accord; Reuters reported. With the deadline fast approaching, investors will be keeping a close eye on the developments. Trade turmoil continues to shake up investors worldwide however, following a Bloomberg report citing sources suggesting that the U.S. administration was on standby to inflict additional levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods as soon as next week. In an interview with Bloomberg, the U.S. leader went onto warn th