Tag: Government Borrowing

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...

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...

$1.9 trillion coronavirus aid package set to clear House late tonight

House Democrats hope to clear President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic package late Friday and send it on to the Senate, where it will face...

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...

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...

CBO: Keeping U.S. long-term debt stable would mean hundreds of billions in tax hikes or deficit reduction

A sheet of one-dollar bills on a light table during production at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington. Congress’s nonpartisan number crunchers said...

What did people do with their $1,200 stimulus checks? Finally an answer

Lower-income Americans were more likely to spend their stimulus checks, but more Americans may have also spent their stimulus checks if more businesses were open...