Debt And Bond Markets

Fund manager Q&A: Betting on funds that thrive as rates rise

Mar 8, 2018

Founder of exchange-traded fund that tracks financial services companies makes the case for how the ETF can lead to solid gains when interest rates and market volatility rise

RBS to pay $500M for deception on mortgage-backed securities

Mar 6, 2018

The Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay $500 million to New York state for using deceptive practices while marketing and selling mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis

Markets Right Now: Stocks end higher after a choppy day

Mar 6, 2018

Stocks struggled to a higher finish on Wall Street after a day of chopping trading.

Mississippi looking to invest in Israeli bonds

Mar 4, 2018

The Mississippi Legislature is working to pass a bill that would allow the state treasury to invest in Israeli bonds

New analysis sees return of trillion-dollar budget deficits

Mar 2, 2018

A new Washington report warns that trillion-dollar budget deficits are returning next year and that $2 trillion-plus deficits are not far off in the wake of tax cuts and last month's big budget deal

Italians to vote but no end in sight for political tensions

Mar 2, 2018

Italy's election campaign reads much like a police blotter, chronicling a country whose politics lately have been increasingly nasty, divisive and even violent

In ND Senate race, Democrat Heitkamp takes GOP tone on taxes

Mar 1, 2018

Democrat Heitkamp, fighting for re-election in North Dakota, sometimes sounds like a 2011-era Republican.

Rates rise on US Treasury bills at weekly auction

Feb 26, 2018

Rates rise on US Treasury bills at weekly auction to highest levels in 9 years

Moody's upgrades Greek credit rating by 2 notches to B3

Feb 21, 2018

Moody's ratings agency upgraded Greece's credit rating by two notches late Wednesday to B3, saying the country looks set to return to market-based funding following the conclusion of its current bailout program in the summer

Spike in bond yields upends US stock market rally

Feb 21, 2018

U.S. stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday after an early gain faded as investors reacted to a late-afternoon surge in bond yields

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