Category Archives: Bonds

Puerto Rican Bonds – “You can say goodbye to that”

In May, Puerto Rico filed for bankruptcy, the greatest US municipality bankruptcy in history. Bond prices plummeted and a deal to repay about a quarter of face value over the next ten years was struck. Recently, category four Hurricane Maria … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Bonds Weaken

U.S. government bonds weakened Friday, September 29 due to investors response to strong economic data and the prospect of new leadership at the Federal Reserve. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.328% from 2.309% on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Inflation Fuels Bond Selloff

Developed country bond prices tumbled this past Thursday amid newfound worries over inflation rattling global markets. Yields skyrocketed across the globe to levels not seen since the Brexit vote. U.S 10 year treasuries surged to 1.843% Thursday, the highest the … Continue reading

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