Tag: Government bonds

US average mortgage rates continue to fall; 30-year at 2.90%

WASHINGTON — Mortgage rates continued to fall this week, tracking a decline in yields on Treasury securities as the bond market continues to signal...

Pioneering investor dubbed ‘China’s First Shareholder’ dies

BEIJING — A former factory worker known as “China’s First Shareholder” after he amassed a fortune trading in the country’s infant financial markets starting...

New challenge for the Powell Fed: A strengthening economy

WASHINGTON — For the past year, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has expressed a wish for more rescue spending from Congress, better control of...