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Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields retreat as stocks slump over China slowdown fears

November 9, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields pulled back in early Friday trading, as stocks across the world slipped on concerns over China’s economic slowdown. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, -0.57% was down 2.2 basis points to 3.210%, while the 2-year note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

Wage increases are the highest on record, business economists say

October 29, 2018

Via: Market Watch

More firms report raising wages and salaries than at any time in 36 years, according to a survey of business economists out Monday. A net 56% of respondents to the third-quarter National Association for Business Economics survey said their firms […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

Third-quarter GDP cools a bit to a still-solid 3.5% rate

October 26, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The numbers: Gross domestic product decelerated a bit to a 3.5% annual pace in the third quarter, down from torrid 4.2% pace in the prior three months, the government said Friday. GDP is the official measuring stick for the U.S. […]


Regulations

Regulatory relief for some bigger banks could be on the way, senior Fed official says

October 2, 2018

Via: CNBC

Banks with more than $250 billion in assets could see regulatory relief as the Federal Reserve continues to review regulations, the central bank’s vice chair for supervision of financial institutions said Tuesday. Speaking to members of the Senate, Fed Governor […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Investment banking, Liquidity

10-year Treasury yield steadies as focus shifts to Fed gathering

September 21, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields were mostly unchanged on early Friday trading as traders looked ahead to next week’s meeting by the Federal Reserve, where a rate increase is expected. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.34% was flat at 3.080%, close to […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields tick lower ahead of economic data

September 20, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields pulled back slightly early Thursday trading ahead of data that will give the latest read on the labor and housing market’s health. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.58% was down 0.9 basis point to 3.074%, but still […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Case for dollar bulls intact ahead of central bank meetings

September 12, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Despite a muted start to the month, the bull case for the U.S. dollar remains intact as the Federal Reserve is seen blazing ahead in raising interest rates, leaving other central banks behind. Net long positions in the U.S. dollar […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

Most U.S. companies grow at sizzling pace in August despite tariffs, ISM survey finds

September 6, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The numbers: A survey of service-oriented companies in the U.S. such as hospitals, retailers and restaurants show rapid growth in August, underscoring the broad strength in the economy. The Institute for Supply Management said its non-manufacturing index climbed to 58.5% […]


Activity, Trading

Trump’s trade war with China is the biggest risk to the global economy, BlackRock exec says

September 4, 2018

Via: CNBC

President Donald Trump’s trade policies pose the greatest threat to global economic growth, according to the vice chairman of the world’s largest money manager. In an interview Tuesday, BlackRock’s Philipp Hildebrand also described the Federal Reserve’s current pace of credit […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Investment banking, Liquidity

Treasury yields edge lower as Turkish currency resumes fall

August 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields fell Friday at the end a week of range-bound as trading as demand for U.S. government paper rose when the Turkish lira resumed its decline and weighed on risk sentiment. The yield for the benchmark 10-year note TMUBMUSD10Y, […]