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Category: Liquidity


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Bitcoin just hit $17,000 for the first time in almost 3 years

November 17, 2020

Via: CNBC

Bitcoin is on a tear this year. The cryptocurrency just hit $17,000 — a level it hasn’t breached in nearly three years — continuing a wild run that’s reminiscent of its monster rally in 2017. The price of bitcoin was […]


Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Liquidity

Bank Stocks Tank on Sharp Fall in Treasury Yields, Uncertainty

November 5, 2020

Via: Yahoo

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq’s 2.2% and 3.85% respective rise on Wednesday has perked up investors despite the election uncertainties. However, banking stocks stood on the other side witnessing losses. The yield on benchmark 10-year Treasury note plummeted sharply […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields slip amid signs that U.S. economy remains fragile

September 2, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Long-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as investors fretted over the fragility of the U.S. economic recovery which has led investors to expect the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at rock-bottom for an extended period. What are Treasurys […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Gold prices trade near the flatline as dollar softens

August 31, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures traded around break-even levels on Monday as the U.S. dollar weakened slightly heading into the last trading session in August. Bullion continues to be viewed as a haven in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the precious […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Gold falls in volatile trading as investors digest Powell’s Jackson Hole speech

August 27, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures moved lower Thursday in volatile trading that saw prices move in either direction by as much as 2%. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced changes to the central bank’s policy framework in a speech at the Jackson Hole […]


Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Liquidity

Investors are starting to favor junk bond ETFs over investment-grade

August 26, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Investors searching for yield are increasingly turning to riskier corners of the market and one research firm thinks that’s a good strategy. Inflows to exchange-traded funds holding below-investment grade debt, also known as “junk” bonds, are picking up steam, according […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

10-year Treasury yield bumps up against ceiling of two-month range as supply weighs on trading

August 26, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. long-dated Treasury yields rose in early Wednesday’s trade, with the benchmark maturity butting against the top of its recent trading range as market participants made room for new debt issuance from the U.S. and other major bond markets. What […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Gold prices pull back from $2,000 mark as dollar’s skid abates

August 19, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Gold prices fell on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar halted its skid and as commodity investors watch for minutes from the Federal Reserve’s July policy meeting, which could provide further insights on the central banker’s outlook for the U.S. and […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

10-year Treasury yield trims drop a day after hitting eight-week high as traders digest rush of economic data

August 14, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury yields clipped their decline on Friday after the start of a raft of economic, with retail sales coming in slightly weaker than expected but suggesting the engine of the U.S. economy — consumers — continued to spend amid […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Long-term Treasury yields move higher as traders make room for record auctions

August 10, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Long-term U.S. Treasury yields rose on Monday as traders made room for this week’s record auctions of government bonds, which will finance the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. What are Treasurys doing? The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, 0.579% rose […]