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Treasury yields rebound but still below recent highs

U.S. Treasury yields rebounded on Friday morning, with the 10-year rate having fallen to 1.53% in the previous session.

Treasury yields drift lower even after strong economic data

U.S. Treasury yields drifted lower on Thursday morning, ahead of the release of weekly jobless claims and monthly retail sales data.

'Phony money paying for real money' — Cramer sells some bitcoin and pays off a home mortgage

"It was so great to pay off a mortgage. It was like, kind of, phony money paying for real money," CNBC's Jim Cramer said.

Retired and house hunting? How to finance your next home purchase

While getting a mortgage in retirement can be tricky, there are alternatives to traditional financing or other strategies that may help you qualify.

Homebuilder confidence rises in April despite record high lumber prices

One year after home construction ground to a screeching halt, due to the Covid pandemic, builders are more than bullish yet again.

Mortgage refinance demand hits lowest level in over a year, and homebuyers retreat, too

It was a mixed week for mortgage rates, which started high and then fell slightly, but the damage was done early.

10-year Treasury yield holds steady around 1.63%

U.S. Treasury yields rose slightly on Wednesday morning, following a slightly higher-than-expected inflation reading in the previous session.

As Coinbase debuts, Powell calls cryptocurrencies 'vehicles for speculation'

Cryptocurrencies are for making bets on price increases and haven't reached the status of payment mechanisms, Powell said Wednesday

Treasury yields fall amid J&J vaccine pause, key inflation report

The 10-year Treasury yield topped 1.69% early on Tuesday morning, ahead of the release of a key inflation report.

'When is the housing market going to crash?' is a red-hot search on Google – here's why

Google reported last week that the search "When is the housing market going to crash?" had spiked 2,450% in the past month.

Op-ed: More boomers are choosing to 'upsize' their homes in retirement

Rather than downsizing, retirees are starting to upsize, moving to bigger homes in their golden years. They're doing it for all sorts of reasons.

Treasury yields rise slightly after Powell reiterates commitment to easy policy

Treasury yields moved higher on Monday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Sunday reiterated the central bank's commitment to loose monetary policy.