• 10-Year Bond Yield Hits 3%, Time To Sell Bond Funds?

    28 days ago - By Forbes

    The yield on the 10-year treasury note just hit 3% for the first time since 2014. Remember, bond yields are inversely related to bond prices. For the past few weeks, every time yields inch higher the "risk off" crowd shows up and stock have declined.
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  • Stocks are tumbling after a key interest-rate benchmark hit its highest level since 2014

    Stocks are tumbling after a key interest-rate benchmark hit its highest level since 2014

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    US stocks tumbled Tuesday after the closely-watched 10-year Treasury yield climbed above the 3% level for the first time since 2014.
    Selling was also pronounced in the tech sector after Google's quarterly earnings report disappointed investors.
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    US stocks tumbled Tuesday after the closely-watched 10-year Treasury yield climbed above the 3% level for the first time since 2014. Selling in mega-cap tech stocks also put pressure on major indexes .
    The Dow Jones industrial average slid more than 1.5%, or 374 points, while the benchmark S&P 500 dropped as...
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  • We compared the new millennial pink KitKat to 8 crazy flavours from Japan - and the winner was clear

    We compared the new millennial pink KitKat to 8 crazy flavours from Japan - and the winner was clear

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    Nestlé recently released a new flavour of KitKat in the UK.
    KitKat Ruby is made from ruby cacao beans - the first new type of chocolate to be developed since white chocolate 80 years ago.
    We compared the new bar to a selection of bizarre flavours from Japan, from soy sauce to sweet potato.
    The winner was clear.
    You may have heard there's a new kid on the confectionary block - Nestlé recently launched KitKat Ruby in the UK, the latest take on KitKat's classic, four-finger bar with a natural pink hue from ruby cacao beans.
    It's the first new type of chocolate to be developed since white...
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  • Earnings Reports Lift Stocks; 10-Year Yield Hits 3 Percent

    28 days ago - By NY Times

    U.S. stocks are higher Tuesday morning as investors applaud strong first-quarter results from companies including machinery maker Caterpillar, appliance maker Whirlpool and Fifth Third Bancorp. Smaller companies made big gains in an optimistic sign for the U.S. economy. Bond yields continue to rise and the 10-year Treasury note reached 3 percent for the first time in more than four years. Alphabet, Google's parent company, slid after it reported greater revenue but also an increase in spending.
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  • Wall Street lower as yields, Alphabet weighs

    28 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks turned negative on Tuesday, weighed down by shares of Alphabet and 3M and as yield on the 10-year Treasury notes rose to 3 percent for the first time in more than four years.
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  • The 10-year hit the key 3% level for the first time since 2014 - and it could have big implications for stocks

    The 10-year hit the key 3% level for the first time since 2014 - and it could have big implications for stocks

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    The 10-year yield climbed above 3% for the first time since January 2014.
    The yield has been rallying amid worries President Donald Trump's tariffs are going to spark inflation.
    Those worries have some suggesting four Fed rate hikes could be back in the picture for 2018.
    Stock traders have been wary of the rise in interest rates, worrying it could dampen interest in shares.
    Yields on 10-year Treasury notes finally reached the elusive 3% level Tuesday morning - a level this benchmark interest rate hasn't seen since January 2014.
    The yield flirted with the level all day Monday, but it was...
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  • The 10-year hits 3% for the first time since 2014

    The 10-year hits 3% for the first time since 2014

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    The 10-year yield climbed above 3% for the first time since January 2014.
    The yield has been rallying amid worries President Donald Trump's tariffs are going to spark inflation.
    Those worries have some suggesting four Fed rate hikes could be back in the picture for 2018.
    The US 10-year yield has finally reached the elusive 3% level Tuesday morning.
    The benchmark yield flirted with the level all day Monday, but it was Tuesday's stronger than expected Case-Shiller home prices that pushed it through the mark for the first time since January 2014.
    The 10-year has been grinding higher since...
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