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U.S. stocks fall for another week, Dow closes at lowest since November 2020 as bond yields batter stocks after Fed rate hike

U.S. stocks fall for another week, Dow closes at lowest since November 2020 as bond yields batter stocks after Fed rate hike

U.S. stocks closed sharply lower on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at its lowest close since November 2020. The three major benchmarks fell for another week as bond yields rose after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday. For the week, the Dow lost 4%, the S&P 500 lost 4.6% and …

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Bond yields surged as markets weighed the threat of a recession.What this means for your investment

Bond yields surged as markets weighed the threat of a recession.What this means for your investment

Hoxton/Sam Edwards | Getty Images Bond yields jumped this week after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates again sharply, warning of a market in trouble. The yield on the policy-sensitive 2-year Treasury note climbed to a 15-year high of 4.266% on Friday, while the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield hit 3.829%, the highest in 11 …

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Is it time to buy Treasury bonds?Here's how to allocate your portfolio, according to the pros

Is it time to buy Treasury bonds?Here’s how to allocate your portfolio, according to the pros

Some fund managers and strategists say the latest threat to stocks now isn’t any macro risk — it’s rising two-year U.S. Treasury yields. Short-term, relatively risk-free Treasuries and funds are back in the spotlight as 2-year yields continue to soar. On Wednesday, it hit 4.1 percent — its highest level since 2007. It pushed up …

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Benchmark bond yields are "bad news" for investors as the Fed hikes rates by 0.75%.What this means for your portfolio

Benchmark bond yields are “bad news” for investors as the Fed hikes rates by 0.75%.What this means for your portfolio

Mossa Images | E+ | Getty Images Government bonds could signal trouble for the market as investors price in another 0.75 percentage point hike from the Federal Reserve. Ahead of the Fed news, the policy-sensitive two-year U.S. Treasury yield climbed to 4.006% on Wednesday, its highest level since October 2007, and the benchmark 10-year U.S. …

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Want a risk-free 4% return?How Investors Can Buy Simple Treasury Bills

Want a risk-free 4% return?How Investors Can Buy Simple Treasury Bills

The surge in short-term Treasury yields may have some investors considering adding the notes to their portfolios. On Friday, the yield on the 2-year Treasury note was above 3.9%, the highest level since 2007. Bond yields are inversely proportional to their prices. The 2-year notes are at the point on the U.S. Treasury yield curve …

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U.S. junk bond sell-off resumes after Fed ends summer rally

U.S. junk bond sell-off resumes after Fed ends summer rally

High-risk U.S. corporate borrowers are facing another spike in borrowing costs amid fears that further sharp interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve will weigh heavily on the world’s largest economy to control markets. Yields on U.S. junk bonds have jumped to nearly 8.6 percent from a low of 7.4 percent in mid-August, according to …

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Germany's borrowing costs set for biggest monthly rise since early 1980s

Germany’s borrowing costs set for biggest monthly rise since early 1980s

German government bond yields climbed at their fastest pace in decades in August, reflecting red-hot inflation data and rising interest rates. Yields on two-year government bonds issued by Europe’s largest economy have surged 85 basis points this month. That would be the biggest monthly gain since 1981, according to Refinitiv data. Meanwhile, the 10-year benchmark …

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88% of investors are worried about inflation and interest rate hikes.As interest rates continue to rise, here's how to prepare your portfolio

88% of investors are worried about inflation and interest rate hikes.As interest rates continue to rise, here’s how to prepare your portfolio

Dowell | Moments | Getty Images After nearly eight months of market volatility, many investors remain concerned about rising interest rates and how those changes will affect their portfolios. Some 88% of investors are concerned about inflation and rising interest rates, according to a JPMorgan Wealth Management survey of more than 2,000 Americans with an …

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