Will Easy Credit and Rising Stocks Hinder the Fed’s Inflation Fight?

inflation on the rise

Could Overly Easy Credit and a Soaring Stock Market Threaten the Fed’s Fight Against Inflation? As the Federal Reserve kicks off its two-day meeting, stocks continue to rally, with the S&P 500 ending January with a gain of 6.2%. The tech sector performed even better, with a 9.2% increase in the same period. Meanwhile, interest … Read more

10-year Treasury yield falls after preliminary GDP reading shows negative growth

US Ten Year Treasury Yield

U.S. government debt prices rose on Thursday after the preliminary GDP reading for the second quarter showed an economic contraction. Shortly after 8:30 a.m. ET, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note slipped by about 1 basis points to 2.721%. The 2-year yield fell seven basis points to 2.899%. Yields move inversely to prices and one basis … Read more