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

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

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

ECB Announces 7th Consecutive Interest Rate Hike of 25 Basis Points after Eurozone Inflation Climbs 7% in April

On Thursday, the ECB increased interest rates for the seventh consecutive time, with the latest figure aligning with analysts’ predictions.   The European Central Bank (ECB) has hiked interest rates for a seventh consecutive time as its war against inflation wages on. Today, the eurozone central bank hiked rates by 25 basis points as expected following … Read more

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Jumps Past $29,000 Soon after Fed Rate Hike

Amid the unfolding banking crisis and interest rate hikes, Bitcoin has been showing strong resilience attempting another breakout above $30,000. On Wednesday, May 3, the US Federal Reserve announced another 25 basis points rate hike taking the US funds rate to more than 5% for the first time since 2007. In hours after the Fed … Read more