U.S. Short-Term Treasury Yields Go Negative By Investing.com

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© Reuters.

Investing.com – Yields on two short-term bonds turned negative Wednesday, as demand for safer assets continued.

The yielded -0.013%, while the yielded 0.036%, according to Investing.com data.

Negative yields aren’t too surprising as money continues to flow into Treasuries and with the Federal Reserve fed funds rate at 0% to 0.25%.

President Donald Trump had been clamoring for negative rates from the Fed before the Covid-19 crisis to make U.S. borrowing costs cheaper, in line with European bonds.

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