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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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