Debt And Bond Markets

Stocks end slightly lower as traders shrug off trade talk

Jul 20, 2018

US stocks finish slightly lower as a jump in bond yields helps banks but hurts big-dividend stocks

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly lower on Wall Street

Jul 16, 2018

Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street as a steep drop in oil prices delivered a blow to energy companies.

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Jul 12, 2018

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Average US mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.53 percent

Jul 12, 2018

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week, marking their first increase since early June. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages ticked up to 4.53 percent from 4.52 percent a week earlier.

Interest rates highest in decade at weekly Treasury auction

Jul 9, 2018

Interest rates on short-term U.S. Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels in a decade.

Markets Right Now: Tech, health care lead gains for stocks

Jul 5, 2018

Technology and health care companies led U.S. stocks broadly higher, putting the market on track to break a two-week losing streak.

AP FACT CHECK: Were tax cuts really an 'economic miracle?'

Jun 30, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: President Donald Trump misleadingly claims at a White House speech that the tax cuts triggered an "economic miracle."

AP FACT CHECK: Trump dubs tax cuts an "economic miracle"

Jun 29, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: President Donald Trump has elevated his tax cuts to an act of biblical proportions, misleadingly claiming at a White House speech Friday that they triggered an "economic miracle."

Standard and Poor's ups Greek credit rating by 1 notch to B+

Jun 25, 2018

Standard and Poor's ratings agency has upgraded Greece's credit rating by one notch, from B to B+, citing reduced debt servicing risks following a deal last week with the country's international creditors

Interest rates flat to higher at weekly US Treasury auction

Jun 25, 2018

Interest rates on short-term U.S. Treasury bills were flat to higher in Monday's auction. Rates on three-month bills were unchanged while six-month bills reached their highest level in a decade.

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