U.S. Treasuries Are Offering a Lesson in Supply and Demand.

U.S. Treasuries Are Offering a Lesson in Supply and Demand.

Last week, the U.S. Treasury auctioned $258 billion in bonds. Treasury auctions are the way the United States government finances its debt. The Treasury sells short-, intermediate-, and long-term IOUs, known as bills, notes, and bonds. When investors and governments...
U.S. Treasuries Are Offering a Lesson in Supply and Demand.

U.S. Treasuries Are Offering a Lesson in Supply and Demand.

Last week, the U.S. Treasury auctioned $258 billion in bonds. Treasury auctions are the way the United States government finances its debt. The Treasury sells short-, intermediate-, and long-term IOUs, known as bills, notes, and bonds. When investors and governments...