NewsWatch: ‘No peace’ for markets until 10-year Treasury yield hits 2%, strategist says

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A bond market selloff is calling the tune across financial markets. Equilibrium is unlikely to return until the yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note hits 2%, a well-known macro strategist argued Friday. See full story.

U.S. reaches 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, Biden pledges vaccines open to all by May

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 530,000 on Friday, a day after President Joe Biden used the anniversary of the day the World Health Organization declared a pandemic to pledge to make all Americans eligible for vaccination by May 1. See full story.

What to do if you already filed taxes but want to claim the $ 10,200 unemployment tax break

‘It’s in everyone’s interest to get this sorted quickly.’ See full story.

I want year-round outdoor living — dry summers and no snow — on $ 4,000 a month. Where should I retire?

This reader loves hiking, biking and water sports. See full story.

When will you get your $ 1,400 stimulus check? As soon as this weekend, IRS says — with more to come next week

Now that the $ 1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill has been signed into law, the wait is on for the sweeping package’s $ 1,400 stimulus checks. See full story.


‘The isolation doesn’t seem quite so intense one year later. Perhaps we have normalized it, but we can be forgiven if our stoicism turns to fatigue.’ See full story.