U.S. Treasury yields start the week lower

  • There are no major economic data releases due out on Monday.
  • Auctions are scheduled to be held on Monday for $57 billion of 13-week bills and $51 billion of 26-week bills.

U.S. Treasury yields fell on Monday morning, as investors continued to digest data from the previous session, which showed workers quitting their jobs in record numbers.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell by 3 basis points to 1.546% at 4:15 a.m. ET. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond gave up 3 basis points, falling to 1.9232%. Yields move inversely to prices and 1 basis point is equal to 0.01%.

Treasurys

Data released by the Labor Department on Friday, showed that 4.43 million people in the U.S. quit their jobs in September, topping August's 4.27 million.

The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index, also released on Friday, fell to 66.8 in November, its lowest point in a decade.

Meanwhile, the latest consumer price index showed inflation had spiked to its highest levels since the early 1990s in October.

Stock picks and investing trends from CNBC Pro:

Buffett disciple Guy Spier has 2 ways to beat inflation — without gold or bitcoin

Goldman says to buy these 4 chip stocks ahead of a green investing boom

UBS ran a simulation that shows stocks could lose up to 50% under rare stagflation scenario

The Federal Reserve is monitoring both inflation and jobs data to guide its timing on normalizing monetary policy.

There are no major economic data releases due out on Monday.

Auctions are scheduled to be held on Monday for $57 billion of 13-week bills and $51 billion of 26-week bills.

Source: Read Full Article