Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to the highest levels in two weeks.
Conditions were nearly perfect for municipal bonds last year, leading to sizeable returns.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction.
The Fed-induced energy bubble is bursting, a bubble that helped mask weaknesses in the economic recovery.
Nobody knows when exactly, but the day will eventually come when the Federal Reserve nudges its benchmark lending rate from next to zero to something slightly higher.
U.S. stocks opened lower Wednesday ahead of the conclusion of a key Federal Reserve meeting.
Interest rates could soon rise in the U.S. for the first time in almost a decade, and that's shaking up financial markets.
Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities rose to a record level in January despite a cutback by investors in China, the largest foreign owner of Treasury debt.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels since late December.
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says "a sustained recovery is taking hold" in Europe — a recovery he says must be used to complete the 19-country euro currency union and fix its...