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My Comment to the Treasury on Floating Rate Notes

As I noted here, the U.S. Treasury is considering the sale of floating rate notes (“FRNs”) to help meet its funding needs.  The Treasury recently requested comments from the public on this topic.  I submitted this comment: One of the reasons … Continue reading

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Treasury Floaters: An Update

In an earlier post, I drew attention to my Seeking Alpha article about the possible issuance of floating-rate notes by the U.S. Treasury. I pointed out that while one of the given rationales for floaters would be to lengthen the average … Continue reading

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Seeking Alpha Article on Treasury Floaters

Seeking Alpha has published my article Treasury Floaters Muddy the Waters. It discusses the possibility that the U.S. Treasury will begin to sell floating-rate debt alongside its traditional fixed-rate bills, notes and bonds. The Treasury might employ floaters as part of … Continue reading

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