Tag: U.S. Treasury

Activity, Investment Banking

Is U.S. Bancorp a Great Dividend Stock?

March 4, 2021

Via: Yahoo

Many banks offer attractive dividends that are great for investors who like to focus on passive income. Companies that issue dividends are essentially taking part of their earnings and distributing that portion directly back to shareholders. Typically, dividends are distributed […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

New U.S. sanctions add uncertainty for global banks looking to tap China market

August 11, 2020


U.S. sanctions on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam raises uncertainty for international banks that were looking at a historic opening of the Chinese financial market. The U.S. Treasury announced Friday sanctions on the semi-autonomous region’s chief executive and 10 other […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields stays steady as investors wait for Fed meeting to kick off

July 28, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury yields held steady on early Tuesday’s trade as traders waited for the Federal Reserve to begin its two-day meeting, where the central bank may offer clues on how monetary policy might evolve in the coming months. What are […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields inch lower ahead of first bond auction of week

July 7, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury yields declined slightly in early Tuesday trade before a debt auction is expected to highlight the U.S. government’s ultra-low borrowing costs as the economy recovers from the coronavirus crisis. What are Treasurys doing? The 10-year Treasury note yield […]

Capital and Risk, Credit, Regulations

Mnuchin says U.S. will audit small-business loans above $2 million and warns of ‘criminal liability’ for false certifications

April 28, 2020

Via: Market Watch

The Trump administration will audit small-business loans above $2 million, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday, as he warned of criminal liability for companies who improperly got government cash. “It’s the borrowers who have criminal liability” if they made […]

Activity, Trading

Treasury yields trim gains after US jobless claims fall

December 26, 2019


U.S. Treasury slipped on Thursday in holiday-thinned trading, slightly cutting this week’s gains after the release of December’s jobless claims data. At about 10:19 a.m. ET the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to price, was […]

Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Liquidity

10-year Treasury yield dips below 1.50%

August 26, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The U.S. 10-year Treasury yield hit a multiyear low in overnight trading on Monday, but later returned to near break-even levels, after President Donald Trump’s shifting tone on the U.S.’s recent broadside of tariffs against China whipsawed equity and bond […]

Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Macroeconomic

The 10-year Treasury yield has hit the 3% level – here’s what that means

April 25, 2018


The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield has broken through the “psychologically important” level of 3 percent, leaving analysts contemplating what it could mean the future of asset markets and, more importantly, the global economy. The yield on the benchmark bond — […]

Activity, Insurance

U.S. Treasury Seeks Terrorism Data from Insurers

March 4, 2016

Via: Insurance Journal

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Federal Insurance Office (FIO) is requesting that insurers voluntarily submit insurance data regarding their participation in the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program (TRIP). Read More on Insurance Journal