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Treasury awards $8.7B for lending in minority communities

December 14, 2021

Via: ABC News

The U.S. Treasury Department announced Tuesday the release of $8.7 billion to help increase lending to small and minority-owned businesses and people living in poorer communities with limited access to banking. The funds from the Emergency Capital Investment Program, which […]


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Strengthening tax enforcement on the wealthy could raise $700 billion in 10 years, Treasury says

April 28, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Pouring more money into IRS enforcement could bring in an extra $700 billion in tax revenue over the next decade, according to the Department of the Treasury. The agency was commenting on measures from President Joe Biden’s newly announced American […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Stocks open higher; S&P 500 heads for another weekly gain

April 16, 2021

Via: ABC News

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, keeping the S&P 500 on track for its fourth weekly gain in a row. The benchmark index was up 0.3% in the early going Friday, led by gains in banks, industrial and health […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Asian stocks follow Wall St higher after tech rally

March 10, 2021

Via: ABC News

Asian stock prices followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday following a rally for major tech companies. Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong advanced. Sydney declined. Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 index closed up 1.4%, led by gains for Apple, Amazon […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity, Trading

The market is looking for clues from the Fed on whether it will adjust bond buying

November 25, 2020

Via: CNBC

The Federal Reserve could provide clues about its bond buying program when it releases its minutes Wednesday, but the odds the central bank takes action at its December meeting have fallen slightly with the expected nomination of Janet Yellen as […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Treasury yields slide amid fear of new COVID-19 restrictions in Europe

September 21, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury yields fell early Monday as a global stock-market selloff bolstered demand for haven assets such as government bonds, amid renewed worries over the spread of COVID-19. What are Treasurys doing? The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, 0.656% fell […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Treasury yields hold ground as reopening stays in focus

June 17, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Treasury prices struggled for direction on Wednesday as investors closely watched how individual U.S. states were going about reopening businesses and easing social restrictions with coronavirus cases rising in some areas of the country, just as the economy is starting […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Why plunging Treasury yields are so alarming

March 5, 2020

Via: Fortune

Just past 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Victoria Fernandez, chief market strategist at Crossmark Global Investments, was watching the 10-year Treasury make history. And wondering when people would realize how bad it was. “It’s at .93,” she said as the yield […]


Finance Tech, Trading

US stocks rise slightly, on track for weekly gains

February 14, 2020

Via: ABC News

NEW YORK — Stocks are opening mostly higher on Wall Street, with technology and retail companies leading the gainers. The three major indexes are on track for weekly gains. Chipmaker Nvidia rose in early after trading reporting strong earnings. Global […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

US Treasury yields fall after strong jobs report

July 8, 2019

Via: CNBC

U.S. government debt prices rose on Monday as investors continued to digest stronger-than-expected jobs data. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.0268%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond dipped to 2.5318%. Bond yields move […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Treasury yields lift off after China announces infrastructure stimulus

June 11, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields rose Tuesday, extending their sharp surge at the week’s start, after China said it would launch fiscal stimulus measures to spur infrastructure spending across the second largest economy in the world. What are Treasurys doing? The 10-year Treasury […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Three reasons why the 10-year Treasury yield is back to an 18-month low

May 23, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Trade tensions, global growth fears and expectations for policy easing have all combined to bring the all-important 10-year Treasury yield to a nearly 1 ½-year low — again. The bond-market rally has driven the 10-year Treasury note rate TMUBMUSD10Y, -0.96% […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Treasury yields rise amid US-China trade developments

March 5, 2019

Via: CNBC

U.S. government debt prices were lower Tuesday as traders monitored U.S.-China trade developments. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose to around 2.737 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond increased to 3.101 percent. Bond yields […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Treasury yields retreat amid Brexit jitters

January 15, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields slid on Tuesday trading as investors await the results from the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union, which is widely expected to be defeated in Parliament, creating more uncertainty in the region The 10-year Treasury note yield […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Treasury yields edge lower ahead of key inflation data

November 14, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields fell slightly on early Tuesday trading ahead of October’s consumer prices data, a potential pivot point for investors who hold the Federal Reserve’s steady rate hikes responsible for the bond market’s selloff this year. The 10-year Treasury note […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Fed unwavering in message that interest rates will keep going higher

November 9, 2018

Via: CNBC

The Federal Reserve made clear it sees a near perfect environment to keep raising interest rates and that it was undeterred by recent market volatility. Strategists viewed the Fed’s post-meeting statement Thursday as slightly hawkish, which means in favor of […]