The “risk-off” move we saw over the past month or so has reversed. John Stepek looks at how that affects the charts that matter the most to the global economy.
Many developed-world sovereign bonds now carry negative yields – investors are paying for the privilege of lending governments money. John Stepek explains what’s going on.
With the US central bank now on board with the idea of cutting interest rates, John Stpeek looks at what this means for the charts that matter most to the global economy.
With America’s central bank sounding more likely to cut short-term interest rates, John Stepek looks at how it affects the charts that matter most to the global economy.
German bond yields are down to all-time lows as market turmoil causes investors to pile into sovereign debt, no matter how overpriced.
A slide in bond yields this week has driven the yield curve lower. John Stepek looks at how this has affected the charts that matter most to the global economy.
Government bond yields have slumped to their lowest level ever as investors flee to the safety of sovereign debt. John Stepek explains what’s got everyone so worried.
The bond market has a much better record than the stockmarket of predicting economic downturns. And last week, yields on ten-year US Treasury notes dipped as low as 2.37%.
While investors were worrying about trade disputes and tariff hikes this week, the US bond markets threw up a nasty surprise. John Stepek explains what’s going on, and why it matters.
US economic growth absolutely hammered expectations for the first quarter. John Stepek looks at what that means to the charts that matter the most to the global economy.
The yield on the five-year Greek government bond has slipped beneath its US counterpart. For a country that has borrowed too much since its foundation to be considered a better credit risk than Uncle Sam seems absurd.