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Why the Fed’s focus on those hardest-hit by the pandemic matters for markets

Hoovervilles, the shantytowns built in New York City’s Central Park and other open spaces during the Great Depression, became a lasting image of a decade...

Get ready for stock buybacks to roar back

U.S. corporations ranging from financial powerhouses to technology titans also have been stockpiling cash as a ballast against the COVID-19 storm. Investment-grade companies ended 2020...

U.S. government bonds see muted action as investors parse Powell comments, await big auctions

U.S. Treasury yields were seeing subdued moves Monday morning, as investors parsed comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell during a “60 Minutes” interview and...

Why gold’s biggest quarterly drop in 4 years doesn’t mark the end of its bull cycle

After suffering its biggest quarterly loss since 2016, gold stands as one of the few commodities trading lower this year, but prices still have room to run higher even if...

Wall Street bet on financing self-employed home buyers. Will there be regrets?

Wall Street’s comeback story in U.S. housing finance has hinged on lending to self-employed borrowers and others who don’t quite fit the mold. It financed...

Dow futures edge higher as investors await inflation data

U.S. stock-index futures were mixed Wednesday as investors kept an eye on bond yields and awaited inflation data that will show whether consumer prices are...

7 reasons to buy stock-market dips even as yields rise, says Fundstrat’s Tom Lee

Volatility is the name of the game in March, and knowing how best to play those dips may be the name of the game in...

Mortgage rates soar above 3% — how high can they go before they scare off homebuyers?

Interest rates are rising quickly, and that has some worried about the effect that movement will have on the U.S. real-estate market. But one analyst...

Opinion: Bond investors will have a stormy 2021 and the Fed might consider hiking rates by early 2022. But hyperinflation? Nope

The key to understanding the COVID-19 recession was in understanding that it was an exogenous shock. This made it quite different from your standard recession...

As rising Treasury yields spook stock investors, March looms like a lion

After a frenetic February, investors are probably hoping that March holds true to its proverb: In like a lion out like a lamb. Indeed, February...

Bitcoin may replace bonds, Cathie Wood says

Bitcoin should be considered a new asset class, one that may even serve as a reserve currency in the future, ARK Invest’s Cathie Wood said...

U.S. government bonds just staged epic yield climbs.What’s next?

U.S. Treasury yields saw a steady rise in rates ignited into a surge on Thursday, putting government debt across the curve on track to mark...

Here are 3 reasons why the stock market can survive rising bond yields in 2021

Rising Treasury yields have contributed to a selloff by the stock market’s pandemic high-fliers, but probably won’t be enough to spoil the appeal of stocks...

This is America’s rare chance to undo the economic wrongs of decades, these strategists say

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, it’s said, though that’s cold comfort for anyone going through a trauma, whether personal or collective. But some...

Dow futures sag ahead of big week for tech earnings

Stock-index futures traded mixed Monday, with tech-related shares surging ahead of a busy week of earnings that features results from tech giants Apple Inc., Tesla...

Biden’s ‘rescue America’ plan is big. How its trillions could help both Wall Street and Main Street

As Americans hunker down and wait to get vaccinated, the toll of the coronavirus pandemic keeps rising. Its costs, both in lives and livelihood, prompted...

Stock-market futures slip, bond yields pop near 1% amid razor-thin Georgia races

Wall Street had Georgia squarely on its mind Tuesday night, with equity futures and bonds mostly in the crosshairs as investors eyed dual contests for...

Corporate debt boom resumes as 2021 kicks off

The training wheels came off without a hitch. The lapse of the Federal Reserve’s inaugural corporate debt-buying program at year’s end didn’t hold up the...

Stock-market uncertainty runs high headed into Fed’s final meeting of 2020

Time is running out on 2020. It is a point that some Wall Street investors might find some comfort in ahead of a what could...

Is upbeat COVID-vaccine news priced into the market?

A growing list of vaccine candidates have rolled out in recent weeks, offering the world a potential exit from a global pandemic nightmare that has...

Bond traders talk up possibility of December Fed ‘twist’

karen bleier/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Investors are preparing for the Federal Reserve to expand its purchases of longer-dated Treasury bonds. A few market participants have flagged...

Dow, S&P 500 surge by at least 3% to records early Monday on coronavirus vaccine report

U.S. stocks soared in early trading Monday, sending major equity benchmarks to record highs after Germany-based BioNTech SE and Pfizer Inc. said their COVID-19 vaccine...

Markets are in ‘eye of the storm’ and mounting turmoil will drive stocks lower and 10-year bonds to negative 0.50%

Markets are enjoying a period of relative calm, but investors should prepare for a volatility burst as the U.S. heads toward the 2020 presidential election...

Mortgage rates dip slightly as Americans rush to refinance their home loans

Mortgage rates are flirting with another record low — and that means the boom in refinancing has not yet finished. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged...

Long-dated government bond yields post weekly slide as stocks run into turbulence

Treasury yields on Friday barely budged but longer-dated government debt posted weekly declines, and prices rose, as stocks faced headwinds centered on a lack of...