Market Update: Earnings and the Yield Curve

 

More than 75 percent of earnings reports have come in better than expected this season. Jack discusses the effect that has on the interest rate yield curve, and explains how the middle part of the curve — two, five and 10 year notes — is affected by equities and currencies.

Debbie Carlson has focused on commodities for much of her writing career. She spent more than a decade at Dow Jones covering the Chicago-based futures exchanges. As a Dow Jones editor, she worked closely with The Wall Street Journal and Barron's in planning commodities coverage.

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