Fed Chairman Powell says he is ‘very worried’ about growing amount of U.S. debt

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is “very worried” about the ballooning amount of United States debt. “I’m very worried about it,” Powell said at The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. “From the Fed’s standpoint, we’re really looking at a business cycle length: that’s our frame of reference. The long-run fiscal, …

Investors weigh whether to ditch stocks for bonds as yields finally offer an alternative

Farewell, TINA? TINA is the acronym for “there is no alternative,” a market mantra that reflected the frustration of investors who saw no alternative to stocks in a post-financial crisis world dominated by ultralow government bond yields as the Federal Reserve and other global central banks embarked on asset-buying programs …

Bond King Gundlach predicts yields are headed much higher before this move ends

Bond King Gundlach predicts yields are headed much higher before this move ends Bond King Gundlach predicts yields are headed much higher before this move ends 2:47 PM ET Thu, 11 Oct 2018 | 05:06 Jeffrey Gundlach wouldn’t be surprised to see Treasury yields leap to new multiyear highs before …

Investors keep pouring money into bonds — and paying a big price for it

Risk-averse investors keep pouring money into bonds even though it means they’ve missed out on a big stock rally and face substantial danger ahead. The market just saw its best August in four years, but again witnessed a large disparity in where money found a home, with the bulk again …