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  • European Central Bank to buy bonds to combat market 'dysfunction'

     
    The European Central Bank announced Sunday that it will jump into the markets to buy bonds of euro-zone governments, hoping to stave off panic selling on Monday by investors fearful of a meltdown. The ECB issued a statement saying it......
  • Treasury bond yields little changed in Asian trading despite U.S. downgrade

     
    Interest rates on U.S. Treasury bonds were mixed in early Asian trading on Sunday, with short-term rates falling and longer-term rates rising as investors had their first opportunity to react to the government’s downgraded credit rating. The moves...
  • Stock markets end the day mixed after wild swings

     
    Stock markets went through wild swings on Friday only to end the day not far from where they began. The Dow Jones industrial average ended Friday up 61 points, or 0.5%, at 11,444.68, only a day after the biggest drop......
  • Muni bond market a big winner as stocks dive

     
    Turns out it was a good idea to keep the faith in tax-free municipal bonds last winter when so many investors were bailing out. It was an even better idea to buy more munis at that point. While the stock......
  • Gold soars to record high on global fears

     
    Gold hit new highs in Asian trading late Monday as stock markets slumped and the dollar struggled. Gold futures jumped to $1,718 an ounce, a record high and up 4.2% from Friday’s closing price of $1,648.80 in New York. The......
  • Dow soars 429 points after Fed makes new pledge on rates

     
    The Dow Jones industrial average surged Tuesday, ending a volatile session up nearly 430 points after the Federal Reserve pledged to keep short-term interest rates near zero for at least two more years. The blue-chip index gyrated throughout the session.....
  • In court, 'bond king' Gundlach bristles at TCW lawyer over fund risk comment

     
    Attorneys for L.A. money management giant TCW Group Inc. briefly took their legal battle with former executive Jeffrey Gundlach onto new turf Wednesday, suggesting to jurors that the star bond fund manager incurred excessive risk to produce stellar...
  • Historic day for interest rates: 10-year Treasury yield falls below 2%

     
    Treasury yields: Another panic out of stocks led to another panic into Treasuries on Thursday, driving the annualized yield on the benchmark 10-year T-note below 2% for the first time....
  • Legislators vote to audit controversial bond agencies

     
    California legislators voted to open an official probe of two controversial state agencies that channel money earned from issuing municipal bonds to private companies. Assemblyman Mike Feuer (D-Los Angeles) in May requested the audit of the California...
  • Stock markets expect to open on time Monday

     
    The New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market were expected to open as usual for trading on Monday, as the worst of Hurricane Irene passed. It wasn't clear how many market employees would be able to get to......
  • How Bill Gross' wrong call on bonds has cost his Pimco investors

     
    Bond market guru Bill Gross is telling his investors what many of them already know: He made the wrong call on U.S. Treasury bond interest rates this year, and that has cost him dearly in his renowned Pimco Total Return......