Debt And Bond Markets

Markets Right Now: Stocks end slightly lower on Wall Street

Dec 22, 2017

Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street as a subdued week of trading comes to a close.

Trump signs, lauds tax overhaul, off to Florida for holidays

Dec 22, 2017

President Donald Trump has signed into law a $1.5 trillion bill that provides generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans, plus smaller cuts for middle- and low-income families

The Latest: GOP struggling to embrace stopgap funding plan

Dec 21, 2017

House Republican leaders are struggling to unite the GOP rank and file behind a temporary funding measure that's needed to prevent the government from shutting down at midnight Friday

Senate moves tax cut legislation to brink of final passage

Dec 20, 2017

Republicans catapult sweeping $1.5 trillion tax legislation through the House; Senate approval expected, but logistical misstep means House must vote one more time

Greek lawmakers approve 2018 budget featuring more austerity

Dec 19, 2017

Greece's parliament on Tuesday approved the 2018 state budget, which includes further austerity measures beyond the official end of the struggling country's third international bailout next summer

Rates on US Treasury bills rise at weekly auction

Dec 18, 2017

Rates on US Treasury bills rise at weekly auction to highest levels in more than eight years

GOP betting that its fix for US economy will defy warnings

Dec 17, 2017

GOP is betting that its prescription for US economy will defy warnings of economists

Venezuela quickly resolves financial dispute with China

Dec 14, 2017

Venezuela's cash-strapped government has quickly settled a lawsuit filed by a state-run Chinese company, making good on an unpaid bill and appeasing an important ally that holds billions in the South American country's debt

Markets Right Now: Financial markets steady after rate hike

Dec 13, 2017

Financial markets were holding steady in afternoon trading after the Federal Reserve nudged interest rates higher and said the U.S. economy was on sound footing.

Waiting for Congress, Mnuchin makes 2nd emergency debt move

Dec 11, 2017

Treasury takes second emergency step to keep from breaching debt limit

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