Treasury Securities

RECENT NEWS  Apr 25  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Treasuries moved moderately higher during trading on Friday, extending the upward move seen in the previous session. Bond prices moved to the upside in early trading and remained in positive territory throughout the...
Wall Street Journal  Apr 24  Comment 
U.S. Treasurys rose Friday after a sign of weak business investing stirred up worries about the economy’s ability to bounce back from last quarter’s slump.
MarketWatch  Apr 24  Comment 
A weak durable goods report stoked on the bullish sentiment sparked by Thursday’s disappointing data, as the market braces for next week’s Fed meeting.  Apr 15  Comment 
Low interest rates around the world have made Treasuries extraordinarily popular.
MarketWatch  Apr 14  Comment 
Weaker-than-expected retail sales data and a slightly disappointing PPI indicated that an interest rate hike might be delayed and fueled a rally in the Treasury market.
Wall Street Journal  Apr 14  Comment 
Investors buying U.S. Treasury debt with foreign currencies have seen outsize returns over the past year.
MarketWatch  Apr 7  Comment 
A strong job-openings report and a stock rally boosted Treasury yields, as the market parses the Fed’s rate-hike plans.
The Economic Times  Apr 3  Comment 
US stock futures fell on the jobs data and US S&P e-mini equity futures unofficially ended down 19.75 points, or 1 per cent, to 2039.75.
MarketWatch  Apr 3  Comment 
Treasury yields sank to lowest levels since Feb. 5, after the weak nonfarm payroll report indicated that a Fed rate hike will likely be pushed back.
MarketWatch  Apr 2  Comment 
Despite offering higher yields than the rest of the world, Treasurys still face low foreign demand due to the Fed’s dovish statement and the stabilization of the dollar.


Treasury bills, notes, and bonds are examples of default-free securities. They are issued by the Treasury of the United States Government. However, most governments around the world also issue their own equivalent, which are also assumed to be default-free. However, it is important to note that while they are assumed to be default-free, many third-world governments have defaulted in the past. It is important to note that while they are default-free, they are not risk-free since they may lose value due to the time-value of money and a change in the global exchange rate.

Kinds of Treasury Securities

Purchasing Treasury Securities

One of the greatest features of a Treasury security is that any individual may purchase them without the use of an intermediary. Individual investors may log on to TreasuryDirect to participate in an auction. Investors may also ask brokers and other intermediaries to purchase them, however, they may charge a fee. It is important to note that everyone who successfully bids at a Treasury securities auction receives the largest accepted rate.

Price Fluctuation of Treasury Securities

The change in yield of a Treasury security is monitored by tracking changes to the ten-year Treasury note. //pick off here.

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