High Yield Headlines

  • High school poet's lawsuit yields change in NEA competition

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The National Endowment for the Arts plans to eliminate a rule that keeps some people living in the United States out of a poetry competition. The decision comes four months after Deering High School student Allan Monga sued to participate in the national Poetry Out Loud ...

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  • New approach yields high-purity radium for medical applications

    Producing radium isotopes to treat cancer could get easier. Researchers developed a method to recover medical radium isotopes. The process begins with the dissolved proton-irradiated thorium target solution. The process then takes the solution through a series of columns. In each column, different isotopes bind to the different substrates the column contains. With the anticipated scale-up to large thorium targets, dozens of patient treatment doses would be available for recovery from a single...

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  • Royalty Trusts: 10 Little-Known High-Yield Energy Plays

    Royalty trusts can be great holdings for investors who want income that rises in sync with commodity prices. These trusts hold interests in oil, gas or mineral production and collect more income when energy prices rise, resulting in bigger distributions (similar to dividends) and high yields for their investors. So far in 2018, royalty trust investors have benefited from a 12% improvement in sale prices for benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, which was recently trading at $67 a...

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  • Ten-year yield at two-month high as U.S. steps up borrowing

    By Kate DuguidNEW YORK, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note's yield reached its highest in 2-1/2 months on Wednesday, breaking above...

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  • German bond yields rise to seven-week highs as JGB selloff weighs

    By Dhara RanasingheLONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Germany's 10-year bond yield climbed to a seven-week high on Wednesday, as a selloff in Japanese government...

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  • JGBs steady to slightly weaker, 30-year yield hits 9-month high

    TOKYO, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Japanese government bond prices were steady to slightly weaker on Tuesday, with 30-year bond yield hitting a nine-month high ahead...

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