Bond Yields Tumble as Trump Pushes Doves for Fed Board, EU Pegs Lagarde at ECB

Bond Yields Tumble as Trump Pushes Doves for Fed Board, EU Pegs Lagarde at ECB

Global government bond yields tumbled Wednesday, taking German bunds to fresh record lows, as investors reacted to both weakening manufacturing data and the potential appointment of central bank executives in both Europe and the United States that are expected to support further interest rate reductions.

Markets News Flash: 9 Stock-Impacting Events Wednesday

Markets News Flash: 9 Stock-Impacting Events Wednesday

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Christine Lagarde to Replace Mario Draghi as European Central Bank President

Christine Lagarde to Replace Mario Draghi as European Central Bank President

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde has emerged as the choice to replace Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank later this year, following two days of tense negotiations in Brussels that saw European leaders divvy up the top jobs for the region's executive.

6 Key Takeaways for the Markets After the G-20

6 Key Takeaways for the Markets After the G-20

The question everybody is already asking, is, 'when to fade this rally?'

As U.S. Trade Deficit Widens, Trump Proves Loser at Own Game

As U.S. Trade Deficit Widens, Trump Proves Loser at Own Game

When it comes to his oft-stated goal of reducing the U.S. trade deficit, President Donald Trump isn't winning. The current account deficit - a broad measure of the trade balance that also encompasses some investment flows - has averaged $48.9 billion a month so far in 2019, roughly 17% higher than in 2016, the last full year before Trump took office.

Fed Tests Clear JPMorgan, Other Big U.S. Banks for Dividends, Buybacks

Fed Tests Clear JPMorgan, Other Big U.S. Banks for Dividends, Buybacks

Banks quick to raise dividends and buybacks following Fed results.

Defensive Investors Face a Huge Risk and It Has Everything to Do With the Fed

Defensive Investors Face a Huge Risk and It Has Everything to Do With the Fed

A top Wells Fargo strategist breaks down the risk in holding 'risk free' treasuries right now.

As Federal Reserve Flinches, This Official Sees No Harm in Waiting and Watching

As Federal Reserve Flinches, This Official Sees No Harm in Waiting and Watching

Federal Reserve officials last week scrapped a pledge to be 'patient'' when deciding whether to cut U.S. interest rates to ward off an economic downturn. The move was seen as inching the Fed closer to a possible reduction in July. But Robert Kaplan, president of the central bank's Dallas branch, argues in a new essay that 'additional time' is needed to evaluate whether to make any changes in monetary policy.

H&R Block: Solid 3.7% Dividend Yield, But Growth Could Be Taxing

H&R Block: Solid 3.7% Dividend Yield, But Growth Could Be Taxing

It's a question of income vs. growth with this dividend stock.

What is a Convertible Bond? Definition & Example

What is a Convertible Bond? Definition & Example

If you're looking for the security of a fixed-income investment that has potential to be changed into a stock, consider purchasing convertible bonds as part of an aggressive strategy.