US stocks, bond yield slump, signaling market jitters

Stocks turned broadly lower on Wall Street in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors shifted money into bonds, sending yields to their lowest level in nearly two years. Continue Reading Below Surging demand for government bonds dragged the yield on the 10 year Treasury to 2.26%, its lowest level since September 2017. Rising bond prices are normally a sign that traders […]

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Treasury yields slightly lower amid reports of US-China trade progress

Investor focus was mostly attuned to global trade developments, after a report overnight said the U.S. and China were closing in on a deal. Elsewhere, investors will likely monitor construction spending figures, which are due to be released at 10 a.m. ET. Meanwhile, the Treasury is set to auction $48 billion in three-month Treasury bills and $39 billion in six-month […]

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