Market Watch

Market Watch: April 3-8

The federal budget this week has been on everyone’s mind and television set. With the federal government set to shut down tonight at midnight...

MarketWatch: March 28-April 1, 2011

As events continue to develop both at home and abroad -- fiscal, humanitarian and otherwise -- the markets are sending and receiving mixed messages....

MARKETWATCH: March 21-24, 2011

Safe haven worries that had dominated trading last week have eased so far this week – and investor appetite for greater risk rose a little. The...

MarketWatch: March 14-17, 2011

U.S. Interest Rates:  What is "Normal"? Throughout the week, worried investors once again turned to U.S. Treasury instruments as safe...

MarketWatch: February 14-17, 2011

Markets so far this week have reacted to mixed news on the growth front in the US plus new concerns on inflation. As things start to wind up for the...

MarketWatch: February 7-10, 2011

While this week’s government bond auctions ($72 billion worth) were digested more easily than expected, yields for the benchmark 10-year bond...

MarketWatch: January 31 - February 4, 2011

Markets in the U.S. and elsewhere have focused on signs that the U.S. economy continues to recover, although still at a very gradual pace. January...

MARKETWATCH: January 17 - 20, 2011

Over the past week, interest rates on the benchmark 10 year Treasury bond rose. Key drivers were: less safe haven demand for US government...

Wall Street Banks Cut Holdings of U.S. Debt

Wall Street banks have been drastically cutting their holdings of U.S. Treasuries, according to Bloomberg News. According to most analysts, this is...

MARKETWATCH: December 13– December 16, 2010

Nearing the end of the week, markets are still wrestling with the same cross-currents they faced last week, but with a new wrinkle - Spain.The growth...

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