2-year US Treasury

From the Fed to the currency crisis in Europe, here's what's behind this massive sell-off in financial markets

From the Fed to the currency crisis in Europe, here’s what’s behind this massive sell-off in financial markets

Trader on the floor of the NYSE, June 7, 2022. Source: NYSE Stocks fell sharply, bond yields rose and the dollar strengthened on Friday as investors heeded the Federal Reserve’s signal that its battle with inflation could lead to much higher interest rates and a recession. Friday’s selloff was global, in a week the Fed …

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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

The latest threat to equities is no longer macro risk – it’s rising 2-year Treasury yields, according to some fund managers and strategists. Short-term, relatively risk-free Treasury bonds and funds are back in the spotlight as the 2-year Treasury yield continues to climb. On Wednesday, it hit 4.1%, the highest level since 2007. On Thursday, …

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

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

The surge in short-term Treasury yields may prompt some investors to consider adding the Notes to their portfolio. The 2-year Treasury yield rose above 3.9% on Friday, the highest level since 2007. Bond yields move inversely to their prices. The 2-year note sits at the point on the Treasury yield curve that is most sensitive …

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