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Jittery U.S. bond market braces for supply wave

Bond investors, who have been on edge over signs of growing inflation and a possibly more aggressive Federal Reserve, will have their work cut out for them as the U.S. government seeks to sell $258 billion worth of debt this coming week.

Bonds plunge, global stocks surge on spike in U.S. CPI data

Treasury prices plunged on Wednesday after a spike in U.S. consumer prices in January raised expectations the Federal Reserve may quicken the pace of interest rate hikes, while global stocks rallied as investors took inflation in stride.

'Scorching' CPI bolsters bets on U.S. rate hikes

U.S. interest rates futures fell on Wednesday as stronger-than-forecast increases in domestic consumer prices in January bolstered bets the Federal Reserve may raise short-term interest rates four times in 2018.

Rise in U.S. inflation puts spotlight on Fed's Powell

U.S. consumer prices rose more than expected in January as Americans paid more for gasoline, rental accommodation and healthcare, raising pressure on new Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell to prevent a possible overheating of the economy.

Fed likely to continue raising rates: Kaplan

The U.S. Federal Reserve is likely to continue removing policy accommodation gradually and could hike rates three times this year, Dallas Fed President Robert S. Kaplan told a business conference in Frankfurt on Thursday.

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Mueller ups pressure on Trump campaign aides with new charge

WASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday stepped up pressure on two former Trump campaign aides to cooperate in his probe into possible collusion with Russia, unsealing a criminal charge against a lawyer for lying to Mueller's investigators. | Video

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