On the other hand, when a negative job report is released it will be positive for the bond market. A weak job market will influence the Fed to cut interest rates and reduce the odds of inflation. According to Zeng (2014b), Treasury Bonds strengthened on Friday as a disappointing U.S employment report for August boosted the allure of haven assets. The benchmark 10 year note was 8/32 higher, yielding 2.418%, according to Tradeweb. With a negative job report both factors influence a positive performance of Treasury Bonds and other rate sensitive investments.
A second factor that affects the price and yields of a Treasury Securities is interest rates. This factor will affect every investor in the United States. Interest rates fluctuate all the time and affect different markets in different ways. When the Fed raises the interest rates the bond values will decrease. According to Zeng (2014c), Treasury bonds slid on Friday, capping a two – week selloff on concerns that the Federal Reserve could send stronger signals about