Investors Weigh in on Credit Suisse Takeover by UBS

US Treasury yields fell on Monday as investors considered stability in the banking sector after Swiss bank UBS agreed to buy rival Credit Suisse. As of 5:26 a.m. ET, the 10-year Treasury yield was down more than six basis points at 3.3319%. The 2-year Treasury yield was trading at around 3.7155% after falling around 13 … Read more

5 Ways US Bank Failures May Impact the Fed’s March 2023 Rate Decision

The Federal Reserve is meeting this week to decide its next move on interest rates just as its year-long fight against inflation is colliding with a crisis in the financial sector. The Fed’s next move will be closely watched as recent bank failures bring back memories of the 2008 financial crisis. Even ahead of Wednesday’s … Read more

Two bond ETF strategies that could help investors take advantage of rate hikes

According to Joanna Gallegos, co-founder of fixed income ETF issuer BondBloxx, interest rate jitters are pushing investors significantly towards the shorter end of the yield curve. Gallegos, former head of global ETF strategy at JPMorgan, thinks that’s a good approach. “It’s intuitive trading. It’s not 2022. It’s not even five years ago. The returns are … Read more

investors await key employment data

U.S. Treasury yields fell on Friday as investors awaited key jobs data that could affect the Federal Reserve’s future interest rate decisions. As of 5:48 a.m. ET, the 10-year Treasury note was trading at 3.859% after falling 6 basis points. The 2-year Treasury yield fell more than 6 basis points to 4.843%. Yields and prices … Read more