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To compete with skyrocketing Treasury yields, banks are now offering 4% and more on “courted” 6-month to 5-year CDs

To compete with skyrocketing Treasury yields, banks are now offering 4% and more on “courted” 6-month to 5-year CDs

Holy-moly mortgage rates are approaching 7%. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Earning 4% without taking credit risk would normally seem like a lot. But these are not normal times, and the rate of inflation is more than double that rate. The Fed pulled out of the Treasury and mortgage-backed securities markets as part of …

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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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US Treasury official criticizes China's 'unconventional' debt practices

US Treasury official criticizes China’s ‘unconventional’ debt practices

Chinese yuan banknotes are seen in this illustration photo taken April 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China is the world’s largest official creditor Lack of transparency, confidentiality agreements under fire from critics Progress demanded on Common Framework debt agreements for Zambia and others WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) …

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Bitcoin and Ethereum Crash Continues as 10-Year US Treasury Yield Surpasses June High

Bitcoin and Ethereum Crash Continues as 10-Year US Treasury Yield Surpasses June High

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum’s native token Ether (ETH) started the week on a depressed note as investors braced for a flurry of rate hike decisions from central banks, including the US Federal Reserve. and the Bank of England. Bitcoin price fails to contain $20,000 On September 19, BTC price failed to regain the $20,000 psychological …

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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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