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Bonds & Fixed Income Report: Dollar climbs to 16-month peak; pound falls on Brexit fears

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Bonds & Fixed Income Report: Treasury yields rise for week amid Fed decision, higher inflation I CNBC

cnbc.com Thomas Franck Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Jerome Powell, nominee to be chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, November 28, 2017. U.S. government debt yields were poised for weekly gains on Friday following the Federal Reserve's decision to stand by its plans for further rate hikes and signs of inflation among producers. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note was seen trading lower at around 3.195 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond dipped to 3.396 percent. While the 2-year yield inched lower Friday, the rate is up about 6 basis points this week; the 10-year is largely unchanged across the last five sessions. Bond yields move inversely to prices. The 2-year rate hit its highest level since June 2008 on Thursday following the latest monetary policy decisio

Bonds & Fixed Income Report: 2-year Treasury yield hits highest level since 2008 after Fed signals no change in rate hike plans I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income Report I 2-year Treasury yield rises to highest level since 2008 ahead of US midterm elections I CNBC

cnbc.com Thomas Franck, Ryan Browne Drew Angerer | Getty Images Supporters of President Trump jeer toward anti-Trump protestors as they line up to get in to McKenzie Arena, where U.S. President Donald Trump is holding a rally in support of Republican Senate candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn, November 4, 2018 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The yield on the benchmark two-year Treasury note rose to its highest level since 2008 as U.S. voters flocked to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. The rate on the two-year hit 2.924 percent, a level not seen by traders since June 25, 2008. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note higher at 3.231 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond slipped to 3.446 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices. The vote on Tuesday is being heralded as a referendum on President Donald Trump's agenda, including his landmark tax cuts and large fiscal spending. Traders are focused on the U.S. midterm election

Bonds & Fixed Income Report: US Treasury yields climb after strong jobs data I CNBC

cnbc.com Thomas Franck, Sam Meredith U.S. government debt yields rose Wednesday morning after a report showed that companies continued to hire at a quick pace in October, suggesting further economic strength. ADP and Moody's Analytics said private payrolls increased by a better-than-expected 227,000 over the month; economists polled by Refinitiv had expected growth of 189,000 positions. Construction and manufacturing each added 17,000 each, according to the report. At around 4:02 p.m. ET, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note , was higher at around 3.149 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also higher at 3.391 percent. Bond yields move inversely to their prices. The latest employme

Bonds & Fixed Income Report I US Treasury yields rise after consumer confidence hits 18-year high I CNBC

cnbc.com Thomas Franck, Sam Meredith U.S. government debt yields rose on Tuesday morning following a economic report said that U.S. consumer confidence rose to an 18-year high in October. The Conference Board said its consumer confidence index rose to a print of 137.9 this month, driven primarily by a hot labor market and expectations that economic growth will remain solid in the near term. The reading is the highest level since September 2000; economists polled by Reuters had expected the index to slip to 136. At around 10:41 a.m. ET, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note , which moves inversely to price, was higher at around 3.098 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also higher at 3.35 percent. Market sentiment has been hit by a range of negative factors in recent weeks, though investors appear to be particularly concerned about an intensifying U.S.-China trade war at present. It comes after a Bloomberg

Bonds & Fixed Income Report: Treasury yields slide after the release of weak housing data I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income Report: Rates rise for the week after Fed vows to stay the course with hikes I CNBC

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Bonds & Fixed Income Report:Treasury yields inch lower in late trading as investors seek safety in bond market I CNBC

cnbc.com Thomas Franck U.S. government debt yields retreated in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors fled a sharp equity sell-off in favor of safer assets like Treasurys. The S&P 500 dropped 3.2 percent Wednesday — clinching its longest losing streak since 2016 — as Wall Street moved money out of popular technology companies and into more defensive stocks. Many investors have grown concerned that rates are rising too far, too fast, threatening to derail the economy. Attractive yields can also push investors away from the riskier equity market and into the relatively benign Treasury market.

Bonds & Fixed Income Report: 10-year Treasury yield falls slightly after hitting fresh 7-year high earlier in trading I CNBC

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