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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is the US Economy Ready for Another Rate Hike?

    With the US economy gearing itself up for the another rate hike, investors are investing in short-term Treasury securities whose price will fall less in value when interest rates rise.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Just Happened to 26-week Treasury Bills?

    At the Treasury Department’s weekly auction of 26-week Treasury bills on March 28, T-bills worth $26 billion were on offer—$2 billion less than last week.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Have Treasuries Fared since the Fed’s March Policy Statement?

    The yield on the benchmark ten-year Treasury note stood at 1.97% on March 15, a day before the March policy statement. The next day, it fell just 3 basis points.

    By David Ashworth
  • 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///Weekly T Bill Issuance and Bid Cover Ratio
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Was Market Demand for the 13-Week Treasury Bill Auction?

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury conducted the weekly auction of 13-week Treasury bills on February 16, 2016. The total issuance was worth $37 billion.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    YTD High Yield for the Two-Year Treasury Note Auction

    Demand for the two-year Treasury note was higher in September’s auction. The bid-to-cover ratio rose by 3.5% month-over-month to 3.27x in September’s auction.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Fund Managers

    Indirect Bidders Gung-Ho for 13-week Treasury Bills on August 31

    The US Treasury auctioned 13-week Treasury bills worth $24 billion on August 31. The percentage of indirect bids leaped to 31.2% of the accepted bids.

    By Lynn Noah
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