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China Evergrande Debt Woes Raise Financing Pressure on Peers
SHANGHAI—The Evergrande Group's struggles to quickly sell off assets and avert defaulting on its $305.3 billion in liabilities is raising the risk of contagion for other privately-owned developers and fund ...
September 13, 2021
Low Bond Yields Mean Weak Growth
Commentary Central banks should know by now that you can't have negative interest rates with low bond yields ...
July 12, 2021
Beyond the Dollar: China’s Plan to Displace US Treasurys
News Analysis The regime in Beijing, which has experienced limited success in its quest to overtake the U.S. ...
April 12, 2021
Homelessness, COVID-19, and Rising Cost of Employees Hurt LA Finances
Commentary Los Angeles city controller Ron Galperin has released his office’s annual Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal ...
February 1, 2021
Chinese Firms Owe Roughly $24 Billion in Overdue Credit Bonds
The latest indicator of China’s economic woes is the number of credit bonds nationwide that could not be ...
December 24, 2020
Costa Mesa Receives Outstanding Credit Rating Amid Pandemic
Costa Mesa, California, received an impressive credit rating during the most recent fiscal year, despite challenges brought on ...
December 22, 2020
Bank of Canada Moves to Cap Long-Term Rates as Ottawa Pumps up Borrowing: Analysts
TORONTO—The Bank of Canada is moving to help keep down long-term bond yields as Ottawa cranks up issuance ...
July 13, 2020
Sen. Ernst Says Close Tax Loophole ‘That Goes All the Way to China’
China has loaned the United States more than $1 trillion to help cover the federal government’s spiraling national ...
June 30, 2020
Stocks Plunge While Bonds Hit New Lows as Oil Price War and Virus Combine Into ‘Perfect Storm’
Stocks plummeted and investors rushed into safe-haven bonds Monday, as the worst one-day crash in crude oil prices ...
March 9, 2020
Stock Futures Plunge and Bonds Hit Record Lows as Coronavirus Market Rout Continues
In morning trading Friday, U.S. stock futures were flashing more downward pressure on equities, while safe-haven bonds rallied ...
March 6, 2020
Bonds Rise from Record Lows as Stocks Rebound After Huge 2-Day Flush
Yields on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note rebounded Wednesday after being driven down to a record low ...
February 26, 2020
Stocks Slump, Safe Havens Rally as Coronavirus Cases Spike Outside Asia
Risk assets fell while safe havens jumped Feb. 24 as anxious investors took stock of a sharp spike ...
February 24, 2020
Stocks Dip As Coronavirus Fear Triggers Safe-Haven Buying
Stocks and risk assets ended the week battered. At the same time, safe harbors like bonds and gold ...
February 22, 2020
Investors Sink Bonds of China’s State-Backed Chipmaker Tsinghua Unigroup
Investors are casting doubt about the financial health of one of China’s most strategically important technology companies. Tsinghua ...
November 10, 2019
China’s Threat to Dump Treasurys Has No Bite
China’s possibility of dumping its massive holdings of U.S. debt has long been considered a “nuclear option” to ...
May 19, 2019
China’s Evergrande Sells $3 Billion in Bonds Amid Cooling Property Market
HONG KONG—China Evergrande Group, one of China's most indebted property developers, sold $3 billion in dollar bonds on ...
January 23, 2019
World Markets Themes for the Week Ahead
Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week. Bonds ...
September 26, 2018
US Bonds Selloff Could Impact Debt-Ridden Canada
While U.S. stock markets soar to record highs after the passing of the Trump administration’s Tax Cuts and ...
January 25, 2018
Can a China-HK Bond Connect Attract Foreign Investors?
Beijing and Hong Kong approved a cross-border bond trading program, called bond connect, hoping to attract a new ...
June 12, 2017
Chinese Bond Defaults Could Accelerate in 2017
The recent rally in coal prices hasn’t reversed the fortunes of major Chinese coal producers. Analysts expect more ...
January 1, 2017
US Bond Sell-off Conveys Different Message From Equity Rally
While exuberant stock markets dominate the financial headlines after Trump’s election victory, the selloff in bonds heralds a ...
November 16, 2016
Only in China: Companies Become Banks to Solve Financial Difficulties
China is desperate to solve several problems it has due to its debt to GDP ratio being north of ...
August 3, 2016
This Billionaire Thinks Bonds Are Just as Worthless as Subprime
Fixed income debt instruments, including bonds, are the backbone of the financial system. It becomes a big problem ...
May 28, 2015
Bond Sell-Off Shines Light on Liquidity Risk
Liquidity risk in bonds may not be the top risk in investors’ minds, but with the sharp sell-off ...
May 6, 2015
China: Latin America’s Financier
When Brazil’s largest and most valuable company saw a corruption scandal threaten its financial health, it called on ...
April 6, 2015
Canada Issues Inaugural Ultra-Long Bond
The Government of Canada has gone ahead and sold 50-year bonds for the first time ever. The Department ...
April 30, 2014
The Canadian Press
Peter Schiff: What Needs to Happen to Bring Production Back to the US
CEO of Euro Pacific Capital says reduced government key to unlock productive potential.
March 22, 2014
Toddler Was Left Orphaned After Both Parents Killed in Highland Park Shooting
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White House Seeks to Add 250,000 Tutors, Mentors to Address COVID-Related Learning Loss
Highland Park Shooting Suspect Charged With 7 Counts of Murder
New Laws Make California Even More Progressive
Terrorists Kidnapping Hundreds of Nigerian Women, Using Them as Sex Slaves
Texas Counties to Governor Abbott: Declare ‘Invasion’ on Southern Border, Turn Illegal Aliens Back
Dutch Police Shoot at Tractor During Climate Mandate Protests
Disney Employees Suing Company Over Vaccine Exemption Refusals
California AG Bonta Adds 4 States to Gender Law Travel Ban
Police Reveal Disturbing Interactions With Suspect Before Highland Park Shooting