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In an inverted yield curve, why do short term yields go higher?

I understand the yield curve and why short term bonds have lower yields than long term bonds. I also understand why in an inverted yield curve, long term bonds have lower yields -- it is because ...
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Why do all filled bids receive the same rate, which is the rate of the lowest filled bid, during the US Treasury auction process?

This question pertains to the US Treasury auction process. {1} states: Treasury auctions are designed to minimize the cost of financing the national debt by promoting broad, competitive bidding and ...
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Effect of QT and higher bond yields simultaneously

I don't know much detail about how banking is working so you will have to bear with any misinformation or false conjecture I may have. The US government wants to control inflation in 2023. The Federal ...
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Dataset of US Treasuries outstanding

I'm looking for a CUSIP level dataset of all outstanding Treasury securities (notes, bonds, bills, TIPS... everything), not just those in the fed SOMA portfolio. I'm particularly interested in the ...
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How the fed influences treasury rates through open market operations

Lower yields through open market operations When the fed wants to put downward pressure on treasury rates, one tool it can use is open market purchases of the tenor it wants to push yields down on. ...
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Maturing US Treasury Securities: value from TreasuryDirect vs New York Fed SOMA Holdings

TreasuryDirect If I query TreasuryDirect for securities that are maturing in Aug 2022: ...
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Why are U.S. treasury yields currently rising when the U.S. economy has likely entered a recession?

I understand that when investors’ confidence level is low, the demand for Treasuries will increase, hiking up Treasuries’ prices and lowering their yields. As a result, declining Treasury yields are ...
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How do I find out how much in US treasury securities the Fed purchased in a given month?

Let's say I'd like to find out how much the Fed purchased in US treasury securities in May 2022. Here's one approach that I've been referred to. Go to this page on TreasuryDirect: https://www....
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Treasury yield data

Interest rates on treasury.gov This treasury.gov page lists the treasury security interest rates: Interest rates on FRED Graphs for each of the above treasury securities are also on FRED: https://...
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Difference between 'Internal Debt' and 'Market Loans' in RBI public debt statistics

While perusing RBI public debt statistics, I am at my wits end in trying to figure out the table headers. I am unable to sum up any combination of them to get any other. Specifically, what is the ...
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How do U.S. treasury yields impact yields of other sovereign debt markets?

I read somewhere that when the U.S. Treasury yields rise, it will also have a "gravitational pull" on yields of other sovereign debt markets. For example, when the U.S. Treasury yields rise, ...
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Why is the yield curve typically concave?

The normal yield curve is usually drawn concave. Why is this typically the case? My current understanding is that long term bonds have higher interest rate risk because a higher percentage of its ...
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