UK bond market chaos disrupts Treasury debt auctions as volatility bleeds across borders

The chaos in the UK government bond market impacted global markets in several ways, but in the US it initially pushed Treasury bond yields up in solidarity, while increasing the cost at which the Treasury US has financed nearly $ 90 billion in debt. On Monday, an auction of $ 43 billion of 2-year Treasuries … Read more

UK bond yields plummet after the Bank of England stepped in to buy “whatever scale needed”

UK gilts yields fell from a 14-year high after the Bank of England said it would buy bonds at “whatever scale is needed” to restore orderly market conditions. The 10-year benchmark gilt yield TMBMKGB-10Y, 4.014%, moving in the opposite direction to prices, it fell 49 basis points to 4.03%, after falling at one point below … Read more

Why a rising 10-year Treasury yield is disrupting financial markets as it approaches 4%

The 10-year Treasury yield, a vital benchmark that influences a wide range of consumer financing costs, is about to hit 4% for the first time in at least 12 years, a development that is starting to take hold in financial markets. The rate TMUBMUSD10Y, 3.986% It climbed to 3.988% on Tuesday, more than double from … Read more

Opinion: reset your retirement calculator now for today’s hovering stock markets and make sure you’re still on track

When the markets are down, you don’t want to look at your 401 (k) statement. But with a potential “lost decade” of equity returns looming, you need to at least take a look, because it’s time to realize your ability to afford retirement. Economists often point out that stock markets always go up eventually, but … Read more

US house prices rose in July, but showed a “sharp deceleration”

US home prices continued to rise in July. But the market has shown signs of cooling as rising mortgage rates pushed more potential buyers to the sidelines. House prices rose 15.8% in July from the previous year, a smaller jump than in Growth of 18.1% seen in June, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller US … Read more

Markets are now treating UK bonds such as Greek and Italian debt

London CNN business – The pound may have stopped its headlong collapse to parity with the US dollar, but the damage to the UK economy from Prime Minister Liz Truss’s huge tax cut bet is still ruining financial markets. The pound stabilized early Tuesday to trade near $ 1.08, rebounding from Monday’s record low of … Read more

Markets are now treating UK bonds such as Greek and Italian debt

London CNN business – The pound may have stopped its headlong collapse to parity with the US dollar, but the damage to the UK economy from Prime Minister Liz Truss’s huge tax cut bet is still ruining financial markets. The pound stabilized early Tuesday to trade near $ 1.08, rebounding from Monday’s record low of … Read more

Morgan Stanley says investors should consider this port in the market storm right now

The British pound’s big selloff, credited with exacerbating a global streak for markets last week, looks set to continue to wreak havoc on Monday. Old Blighty’s economic woes are adding to the growing list of market anxieties, pushing more investors into the dollar and out of perceived riskier assets like US equities and oil. Wall … Read more

Stocks crash? No, but here’s why this bear market is so painful — and what you can do about it.

Hashtags about a stock market crash may be trending on Twitter, but the selloff that brought US stocks into a bear market has been relatively orderly, market professionals say. But it is likely to get more volatile – and painful – before the market stabilizes. It really was a thrill ride for investors on Friday … Read more

13 stocks whose intrinsic advantages protect them from the economic uncertainty that pervades the market

Investors who were unsure of the Fed’s merciless inflation policy probably got the message now. And as markets adjust to the prospect of further hikes from a central bank that plans to “keep going until it’s over,” with threats of an escalating war in Europe and an energy crisis hanging in the background, the S&P … Read more