Markets

The US is seriously considering issuing ultra-long bonds of up to 100 years — but Wall Street might not have the appetite for them

The Trump administration is contemplating issuing ultra-long bonds with 50 or 100 year maturities, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Bloomberg News in an interview late Wednesday. Mnuchin said Trump administration officials are completing an intensive review of the debt option, and that’s its under “very serious consideration.” The Treasury might […]
The US is seriously considering issuing ultra-long bonds of up to 100 years — but Wall Street might not have the appetite for them
Markets

The market’s most feared recession signal flashes again amid fears the Fed won’t do enough to prevent an economic meltdown

A key part of the yield curve inverted again on Thursday for the third time this month. The move into negative territory came after three regional Federal Reserve presidents spoke out against lowering interest rates further. The commentary reignited economic concerns, because yield-curve inversions have preceded every recession since 1950. […]
The market’s most feared recession signal flashes again amid fears the Fed won’t do enough to prevent an economic meltdown
Markets

Trump’s Treasury said it was ‘deeply disappointed’ in China in a report dishing out economic advice to 9 trading partners

The Trump administration proposed numerous economic reforms to China and eight other trading partners on its watchlist. The US Treasury made the recommendations to countries that “merit close attention to their currency practices and macroeconomic policies.” Its advice ranged from making it easier for South Korean firms to fire people […]
Trump’s Treasury said it was ‘deeply disappointed’ in China in a report dishing out economic advice to 9 trading partners