Oil's slump didn't just hit the stock market, it's shaken up the junk-bond market, too.
Asian and European stocks slid Tuesday as further weakness in oil prices and the slumping Russian ruble helped extend the global market rout.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills climbing to the highest level in 14 months.
Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities trimmed their holdings by a small amount for the second straight month in October.
Greek stocks and bonds have been hammered this week, a reminder of the bad old days of Europe's debt crisis when the very future of the euro currency was called into question.
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates edged higher this week after four weeks of declines, but they remained at historically low levels that could entice potential homebuyers.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills unchanged and rates on six-month bills rising to their highest level in 10 months.
European stocks were little changed Thursday ahead of an ECB policy meeting while Asian markets rose, led by Shanghai and Tokyo, as investors bet on more stimulus in China and a victory for Japan...
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills climbing to their highest level since August and six-month rates reaching their highest level...
Puerto Rico's governor said late Sunday that lawmakers have reached a last-minute agreement on a proposed oil tax increase and that public transportation will not be paralyzed as previously planned.