US Treasury Yield Falls amid Rate Hikes and Debt Ceiling Concerns

The ongoing negotiations surrounding the US debt ceiling have been a key focal point for investors as the June 1 deadline approaches. The United States Treasury bond market experienced a decline in yields on Friday as investors eagerly await the release of key inflation data and updates on debt ceiling negotiations. According to reports, the … Read more

JPMorgan Hikes 2023 Key Revenue Target to $84B Following Its First Republic Acquisition

Banking powerhouse JPMorgan recently increased its 2023 revenue target by $3 billion on improved operational prospects.  JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) has increased its 2023 key revenue target to $84 billion following its acquisition of First Republic earlier this month. The New York-based banking giant revealed the projected performance at an investor presentation Monday which should … Read more

Mortgage Demand Swells amid Suspended Interest Rate Hikes

The Mortgage Bankers Association said there was a 10% jump in homeownership demand last week in anticipation of paused rate hikes.  Mortgage demand in the US recently climbed considerably after the Federal Reserve signaled that it could pause interest rate hikes. The increase in applications for home-buying was a direct result of reduced mortgage rates … Read more

Tesla Hikes Price for Model S and X Cars in China by $2,747

Following months of repeated price cuts, Tesla has raised the price of some of its EV offerings in China to remain competitive.  Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) has hiked the price of its new Model S and Model X electric vehicles in China by 19,000 yuan ($2,751). On Friday, the company’s website reflected the product price increase, which … Read more

Fed Interest Rate Hikes Impact Everything from Credit Cards to Student, Auto, and Home Loans

While inflation may be slowing, Americans are groaning under the direct and indirect impact of the Fed increasing the interest rate. The US Federal Reserve (Fed) has continued raising the interest rate and on Wednesday increased the rate by another 0.25 percentage point, causing worry about the potential impact. The apex agency has been trying … Read more