Treasuries considered to be safer

...My father told me U.S. Treasury securities are both safer...have any comments? What are Treasury securities and how are they...seems father does know best. Treasuries are considered safer than...fairly comparable to CDs. Treasury securities are basically obligations...

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Don't start planning Cuban vacation yet

...not. The president's announcement doesn't open the door to most American travelers.Q: Who can visit?A: The U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control oversees travel to Cuba. There are 12 categories of people who are allowed to visit...

Dow Jones surges as tech, energy stocks make gains

...from a peak of $107 a barrel in June.U.S. government bond prices fell. The yield on the benchmark 10-year government Treasury note climbed to 2.21 percent from 2.14 percent a day earlier.In currency trading, the euro fell to $1.2274 from...

Average US 30-year loan rate falls to 3.80 percent

...refinancing, declined to 3.09 percent from 3.20 percent last week.Mortgage rates often follow the yield on the 10-year Treasury note, which also has fallen to its lowest levels since May 2013. It traded at 2.14 percent Wednesday, down from 2.17...

Path to major leagues could get easier for Cuban baseball players

...Boston Red Sox.Because of the American trade embargo, a player who defects from Cuba has to obtain a license from the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control to "unblock" him before he can sign with a major league organization. It...

RadioShack hires advisory firm

...RadioShack. Holly Etlin, who became interim CFO in September, will no longer serve in that position.The company hired former Treasury Department adviser Harry Wilson to help with its turnaround efforts in late October.Last week, RadioShack Corp. posted...

Dollar value, oil deflate stocks

...stocks sliding Wednesday as the prospect of inflation and rising interest rates sank in on Wall Street. Yields on long-dated Treasuries surged to an eight-month high, and the Dow Jones industrial average skidded 107 points. A gradual acceleration of inflation...

Commission disbands after overseeing return of looted gold

...up more than a half-century ago to oversee the return of about $4 billion in gold plundered by the Nazis from European treasuries, ended its mission Wednesday by urging similar justice for individuals. The commission, set up by Britain, France and...

Committee became a forum for small business issues under chairman

...brought that relevance to the forefront with our very active hearing schedule and some very high profile witnesses including Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.Q: What is the biggest thing you've learned about small business from the committee?A: Small...

US stocks slump as oil rout continues

...give up some its gains once interest rates start to rise.Government bond prices rose. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which falls when prices rise, dropped to 2.08 percent from 2.17 percent Thursday.The dollar fell. The U.S...