Treasury Securities

Forbes  Jul 25  Comment 
"There's nothing me keeping me up at night," said Ferguson Wellman's Marc Fovinci. "It's exciting that there's nothing exciting."
MarketWatch  Jul 24  Comment 
Investors have pulled hundreds of millions of dollars from the largest exchange-traded fund to track long-dated Treasury bonds, in what was seen as profit-taking following a strong year-to-date gain.
Financial Times  Jul 12  Comment 
Bank of Canada rate rise sends loonie to 12-month high
Clusterstock  Jul 10  Comment 
Bond guru Jeff Gundlach is paying close attention to some "big levels" in the US 10-year and 30-year yields. In a tweet fired out late Friday, Gundlach said: "Big levels nearby for 10/30 US Tsys. Closes above 2.42 /2.95, respectively, flash...
Financial Times  Jul 7  Comment 
Money managers and traders gauge the outlook for the second half of the year
SeekingAlpha  Jun 30  Comment 
MarketWatch  Jun 28  Comment 
Even as senior Fed officials have continued to show enthusiasm for tighter monetary policy, a money manager from Pimco says U.S. government paper can shield investors from a downturn in risky assets.


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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