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Debt and bond markets
September 13, 2019
US long-term mortgage rates rise, with 30-year at 3.56%
U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week but remained at historically low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said ...
September 12, 2019
US budget deficit for 11 months up $169 billion over 2018
The U.S. government's budget deficit increased by $169 billion to $1.07 trillion in the first 11 months of this budget year ...
September 05, 2019
Long-term mortgage rates dip; 30-year at 3-year low of 3.49%
U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the average on the key 30-year loan reaching its lowest point in nearly ...
September 04, 2019
Markets Right Now: Tech leads a broad rally on Wall Street
The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Technology companies led a broad rally in U.S.
August 29, 2019
Asian markets sink after Wall Street recovery
Asian stocks declined Thursday following Wall Street's rebound amid uncertainty about U.S.-Chinese trade tension.
August 27, 2019
US stock indexes veer slightly lower, shedding early gains
Banks led stocks modestly lower on Wall Street late Tuesday afternoon, placing the market on track to give back some of its ...
August 22, 2019
Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year
The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first ...
August 19, 2019
Q&A: Recession jitters are rising. Is there reason to worry?
Nerves are being frayed by a global economy that increasingly looks breakable. Growth is stalling. Factory output is down.
August 17, 2019
Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020
President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally ...
August 15, 2019
Markets Right Now: Stocks end a bumpy day mostly higher
The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks ended another roller-coaster day mostly ...
July 31, 2019
Republicans face tough vote on budget bill Trump supports
A hard-won, warts-and-all budget pact between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump is facing a key vote in ...
July 29, 2019
Treasury projects $433 billion borrowing need this quarter
The Treasury Department said Monday it expects to borrow $433 billion in the current July-September quarter. That would be ...
July 26, 2019
House passes bipartisan budget bill with Trump support
Observing a rare cease-fire in their battles with President Donald Trump, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday easily ...
July 23, 2019
The Latest: McConnell promises budget vote before recess
The Latest on the debt and budget agreement between the White House and Congress (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Majority Leader ...
July 22, 2019
After bailouts, Greece wants easier budget targets
Greece's new conservative government said it wants to ease tough budget restrictions set by bailout lenders two years ahead ...
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