How negative rates can crush average investors The "doom loop" is shaking up stock markets as worries of negative interest rates in the US may come. Here's what retail investors need to do now.
| By: Bryan Borzykowski, special to CNBC.com
10-year yield hits 1.7% amid US data U.S. government debt prices were lower on Friday as investors eyed the release of data ahead of the three-day Presidents Day weekend.
| By: CNBC.com staff
Asia markets extend rout as Nikkei plunges 4.8% Markets in Asia dropped sharply on Friday, with the Nikkei tumbling, as oil remained volatile and concerns about how central banks' easing measures will affect banks' earnings persisted.
| By: Saheli Roy Choudhury