Debt And Bond Markets

Bailout inspectors back in Greece, focus on banks

Jan 22, 2019

Representatives of Greek bailout creditors review progress on measures demanded in return for debt relief

Judge opens hearing on major Puerto Rico debt restructuring

Jan 16, 2019

A court hearing on a major restructuring of Puerto Rico's mammoth debt has opened, with protesters warning the deal would further indebt the U.S. territory and supporters arguing it would secure funds urgently needed by the government urgently

Markets Right Now: Banks lead stock gains on Wall Street

Jan 16, 2019

Strong earnings from several big banks powered more gains on Wall Street, with Goldman Sachs and Bank of America leading the way.

Board seeks to invalidate $6B worth of Puerto Rico's debt

Jan 15, 2019

A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico's finances is asking a court to invalidate more than $6 billion worth of debt issued by the U.S. territory, a move that would hit bondholders

US stocks drift in a quiet close to another winning week

Jan 11, 2019

U.S. stock indexes nestled a hair lower on Friday after the falling price of oil weighed on energy companies. The S&P 500 nevertheless closed out its third straight winning week following a brutal stretch in December.

Bondholders approve of Puerto Rico debt restructuring plan

Jan 9, 2019

Puerto Rico is one step closer to restructuring more than $17 billion worth of debt involving sales-tax bonds issued by the U.S. territory

Markets Right Now: Stocks close sharply lower on Wall Street

Dec 24, 2018

Dow Jones industrials falls more than 600 points following President Trump's tweet criticizing Fed chairman Powell

US mortgage rates slipped this week

Dec 20, 2018

U.S. long-term mortgage rates slipped this week, reflecting the stock market decline and rush by investors to Treasury notes

Ryan uses farewell address to assail politics of 'outrage'

Dec 19, 2018

Retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan is decrying the outrage and bitterness that he says now characterize American politics

The Latest: Powell: Fed to focus more on data going forward

Dec 19, 2018

The Latest: Powell: US Fed to focus more on economic data going forward

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