Tag: bond yields

Activity, Investment Banking

Citi, Bank of America, Wells Fargo Down as Bond Yields Tumble

February 24, 2020

Via: TheStreet

Financial stocks were slumping Monday as investors reacted to the spread of the coronavirus, which now has been found in more than two dozen countries. The Financial Sector SPDR Fund (XLF) – Get Report was down 2.6% to $29.97. Treasury […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Bond yields are falling and that could stunt bank profits, Jim Cramer warns

January 27, 2020


U.S. Treasury yields are sliding, and that could negatively impact financial institutions, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday. “Worries about a worldwide slowdown mean people will buy [U.S.] Treasurys, and when people buy Treasurys, interest rates go down,” the “Mad Money” […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity, Macroeconomic

Mortgage rates fall on worries about global economy

February 7, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Rates for home loans fell in line with the bond market as a slowing global economy increasingly sent investors to the perceived safety of fixed-income assets. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.41% in the February 7 week, mortgage guarantor Freddie […]