American US Government Securities Fund

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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing the US Treasury Market Events of October 15, 2014

    In a report on the US Treasury market on October 15, 2014, the ten-year benchmark yield witnessed a 37 basis-point trading range.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///Recent Deviation in Bond Yields
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Portugal’s Bond Yields Are Diverging from the Rest of Europe

    Portugal’s bond yields have been diverging from the rest of Europe. The Bank of Portugal reassigned five of Novo Banco’s senior bonds to Banco Espirito Santo.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads/// Week Treasury Bill Issuance versus Bid Cover Ratio
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Fundamental Demand Tanked for 4-Week Treasury Bills

    The US Treasury Department conducted the weekly auction for four-week Treasury bills (or T-bills) on May 3.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads/// Year Treasury Note Issuance versus Bid Cover Ratio
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Overall Demand Tanked for the 2-Year Treasury Note in March

    The two-year Treasury note auction size was set at $26 billion, an amount that has been constant since January 2015. The issue’s coupon rate was ~0.88%.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///US Treausry Yield Curves
    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Treasury Yields as February 2016 Ends

    Last year, US Treasury yields lost much of their curve, as the pace of decline in long-term yields was much faster than those of short-term yields.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///US Treasuries Yield Curve
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Treasury Yields Fell as the Interest Rates Stayed the Same

    Treasury yields fell across the yield curve for the week ending September 18, 2015. The demand for safe-haven assets rose amid global uncertainty.

    By Lynn Noah
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