Fed Buys $5B in Treasuries, RBS Libor Suspension

Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Stephanie Ruhle reports on today's top bonds news headlines on Bloomberg Television's "Lunch Money."

Weighing the Chance of Japanese Growth Turning Positive
50:40 - Investors await data from Japan ranging from industrial production, household spending and employment, which paint a mixed-to-negative picture of the Japanese economy. The data comes as investors await an announcement from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a likely delay to increasing the nation’s sales tax, and a possible package of additional fiscal spending. Abe had earlier warned of the risk of a global economic crisis which showed an economy potentially veering into a crisis on the scale of the 2008 Lehman Brothers collapse. Credit Suisse Senior Advisor Bob Parker discusses with Bloomberg's Nejra Cehic in London and Manus Cranny in Dubai on "Countdown."
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