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The 10-year Treasury yield rose on Friday on the back of a stronger-than-expected jobs report for July. At about 4:10 pm ET, the yield on the 10-year Treasury bond was up to 2.83%, and the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was up 10 basis points and trading at 3.068%. Meanwhile, the 2-year was up … Read more

Bonds flash recession warning light as key part of the yield curve inverts again

The bond market is flashing a warning that the economy may be falling or has already fallen into recession, according to one closely watched measure. Market pros watch the spread on the Treasury yield curve, or the difference between the longer duration Treasury yields and shorter duration yields. Normally, longer duration yields, like the yield … Read more

10-year Treasury yield in focus ahead of Fed meeting

Treasury yields fell on Tuesday as investors assessed the prospect of the Federal Reserve taking the most aggressive step yet in its fight to lower soaring inflation. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note slipped around 9 basis points to 3.276%, paring gains after climbing to 3.39% and notching its biggest move since 2020 … Read more

10-year Treasury yield holds at 3%

The 10-year US Treasury yield hovered at the 3% mark on Tuesday morning, while the 10-year German bund hit 1% for the first time since 2015, amid expectations around interest rate hikes. The yield on the US 10-year Treasury note benchmark rose less than a basis point to 3.0045% at 4:15 am ET. The yield … Read more

Here’s what a 3% yield on the 10-year Treasury means for your money

d3sign | Moment | Getty Images As the yield on the 10-year US Treasury pushes ever closer to 3% — a symbolic level not seen since late 2018 — financial analysts have described how it could affect people’s finances in a number of ways. Last week, the 10-year rate hit 2.94%, its highest point in … Read more

Treasury yields rise following Powell rate hike remarks

The 5-year US Treasury yield topped 3% on Friday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s suggestion that a 50-basis-point rate hike could be in the cards in May. The yield on the 5-year Treasury note was last down 4 basis points to 2,937%. Earlier in the day it climbed as high as 3.05% and was … Read more

Treasury yields fall with inflation data in focus

US Treasury yields fell early on Thursday, with investors focused on a new batch of economic data and the war in Ukraine. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note benchmark fell nearly 4 basis points to 2,322% at 8:40 am ET. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond moved down 2 basis points to 2,454%. … Read more