Debt And Bond Markets

Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

May 21, 2018

Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier

Markets Right Now: Easing trade tensions send stocks higher

May 21, 2018

Stocks are solidly higher after the U.S. and China appeared to make progress in trade talks.

Italian stocks and bonds roiled by populist program

May 18, 2018

The anti-establishment 5-Star movement has opened voting by its rank-and-file on a program with the right-wing League that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes close broadly higher

May 16, 2018

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street as technology and health care companies post solid gains.

Argentines haunted by memories of crisis oppose IMF's help

May 11, 2018

The decision by Argentina's government to seek a financing deal with the International Monetary Fund has brought back haunting memories for many Argentines who blame the IMF's policies for the country's worst economic crisis in 2001

Markets Right Now: Technology leads more gains for US stocks

May 10, 2018

Stocks are closing solidly higher on Wall Street for the second day in a row, extending the market's gains for the week.

US releases Puerto Rico debt crisis report, offers solutions

May 9, 2018

A new U.S. report details how Puerto Rico accumulated some $70 billion in public debt and suggests ways federal officials could help avoid a repeat of the crisis, such as removing a triple-tax exemption on the island's bonds

Markets Right Now: Energy stocks lead US indexes higher

May 9, 2018

Stocks are higher in midday trading on Wall Street, led by gains in energy companies.

Rates on US Treasury bills rose to near 10-year high

May 7, 2018

Rates on US Treasury bills rose at weekly auction to highest levels in nearly 10 years

Markets Right Now: Stocks close higher on Wall Street

May 7, 2018

Stocks closed solidly higher on Wall Street, adding to the market's gains from last week.

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