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bond-equivalent

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  • After hovering around zero earlier this year, bond-equivalent three-month bill yields have risen, and were at 0.15% Friday.

    Libor, Repo Rates Climbing

  • In 2008, bond-equivalent yields on T-bills pushed toward zero, and the three-month T-bill's bond-equivalent yield was negative at one point -- meaning buyers took a loss on capital.

    Twin Risks for Treasurys in Year Ahead

  • The scramble for even shorter-term paper has pushed bond-equivalent yields on T-bills back toward their recent record lows, with the three-month reaching as low as 0.38% at midmorning; by noon it was at 0.396%.

    Rush to buy Treasurys sends

  • In the Treasury market, three-month bills saw their bond-equivalent yield fall below 1.0% yesterday to lows not seen since 1960, before edging higher.

    Calm Returns to Some Short-Term Markets

  • Three-month Treasury bills gained and their bond-equivalent yields fell by nearly 0.13 percentage point to 1.496% as some investors sought safety in the most liquid assets.

    Lehman, AIG, WaMu Drag Down

  • By comparison, the bond-equivalent yield on the six-month T bill was 2.095% yesterday, while two-year Treasurys yielded 1.964%.

    Investors Flock to Money Funds

  • Three-month bills led the rally, pushing its bond-equivalent yield lower to 1.711%, from 1.792% Tuesday.

    Fate of Fannie and Freddie

  • Treasury bills, the world's most-liquid assets, soared across the board in New York, pushing the bond-equivalent yield of the three-month bill briefly down by 0.81 percentage point to 0.069%, a level not seen since at least 1954.

    Buying sweeps Treasurys

  • The bond-equivalent yield on three-month T-bills fell close to 0.30% before rebounding and closing at 0.514%.

    Short-Term Treasury Yields

  • The bond-equivalent yield on three-month T-bills fell below 1.0% to 0.935% yesterday.

    Treasurys Feel Pinch

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