There is no shortage of research out there trying to explain the big surprise of the year: the rally in bonds that has dragged the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note down more than 50 basis points to 2.5%.
If you racked up big gains in the stock market last year, you have Ben Bernanke and his cohorts at the Federal Reserve to thank.
The US dollar enjoyed a second strong week, riding on better than expected data. Will it take a break now, or continue climbing?
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve’s decision to postpone any pullback in its economic stimulus immediately ignited a debate: Was the Fed right or wrong to delay the inevitable?