Monthly Archives: July 2014

Federal Reserve gives savers another slap in the face

Ouch. But it’s OK. We’re used to it. The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee on Wednesday issued minutes from its June meeting, with the headline being: ‘Economy is improving, inflation is rising, but Fed stands by ultra-low interest rates well … Continue reading

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10-year TIPS auctions at 0.249%, lowest yield since May 2013

The Treasury just announced that a new 10-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security – CUSIP 912828WU0 – auctioned with a yield to maturity of 0.249% and a coupon rate of 0.125%, the lowest rate the Treasury allows on a TIPS. Today’s result … Continue reading

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