Listen: Bond Yields, Bank Stocks Sink as Cautious Fed Worries Investors
"Ten year yield thinking to its lowest level more than a year today after feds here pal suggested there would be no more hikes this year. Dom choose in the newsroom with more on the rate route dumb. We'll government bonds. They are a booming Melissa the ten year note yield hovering right around that two and a half percent level. That's the lowest level, by the way, more than a year, traders and investors have been bidding up prices for government debt by so much that yields not just here but also abroad or at these medium to longer term lows as well as low as the ten year treasury note yields are here, they are nothing compared to the next to nothing that you earn on tenure German Boone's the yield there is four basis points four basis points, just four hundreds of one percent shorter maturity's or negative yielding there the tenure Japanese government bond or JJ bees are yielding negative four basis points. It's leading some investors to take another look at yield hunting on the stock side of things the dividend yield on the overall S and P five hundred is roughly one point nine percent or thereabouts. But there are stocks that have now dropped in price to a point. Where those yields are a little bit more juicy like Ford Motor with a seven percent yield same. With telecom and media, giant AT and T that's seven percent there as well. Macy's is yielding six percents and IBM has been on a near term uptrend. But it's still yields a better than market four percent. Now. Of course, the big question Melissa is how healthy and safe those dividend yields are, but they could be a place to find some bigger income checks than government bonds. If you want to take on that risk"