Trade could be a big factor for markets in the week ahead, but investors will also be attuned to fresh inflation data and the bond market, which is flashing new worries about the economy.
CNBC. Fri, 24 May 2019 20:08 GMT.
Pennsylvania's treasury department is accusing about a dozen large financial firms of inflating the price of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over seven years
ABC News. Fri, 24 May 2019 15:42:43 -0400.
Investors rushed into the safety of bonds Thursday and sold stocks, as it appeared the trade war could be prolonged and more painful for the world economy than expected.
CNBC. Thu, 23 May 2019 21:11 GMT.
The stock market is closed on Memorial Day, but it's open as usual the Friday before Memorial Day. However, the bond market closes early ahead of the holiday weekend.
Kiplinger. Wed, 22 May 2019 14:06:52 -0400.
The Federal Reserve does not see problems in the U.S. economy that warrant an immediate change in its policy, and it will be careful not to shock financial markets as it stabilizes its bond portfolio, Fed Chair Jerome Powell said on Friday.
Reuters. Fri, 08 Mar 2019 22:02:24 -0500.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece said Monday it is planning to issue a 10-year bond, in its second test of financial market confidence in the country since it officially exited its international bailouts in August. ...
Nicholas Paphitis. Washington Times. Mon, 04 Mar 2019 05:54:18 -0500.
The word bond is an adjective. Bond means (1) held in slavery.
Bond is also a noun that means (1) a connection that fastens things together, (2) a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner), (3) the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition, (4) an electrical force linking atoms, (5) (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial, (6) a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal, (7) a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest, (8) a superior quality of strong durable white writing paper; originally made for printing documents.
Bond is also a verb that means (1) stick to firmly, (2) bring together in a common cause or emotion, (3) issue bonds on, (4) create social or emotional ties.