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U.S. Senator Introduces ‘No Digital Dollar Act’ to Prohibit Treasury and the Fed From Interfering With Americans Using Paper Currency

US Senator Introduces ‘Anti-Digital Dollar Act’ to Ban Treasury, Fed From Interfering With Americans Using Paper Money

A US senator has introduced the “No Digital Dollar Act to prohibit the US Treasury and Federal Reserve from interfering with Americans using paper money” if a central bank digital currency is adopted. The bill further states, “No central bank digital currency shall be deemed legal tender under Section 16 5103 of Title 31, United …

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Is it time to buy treasury bonds?  Here's how to allocate your portfolio, according to the pros

Is it time to buy treasury bonds? Here’s how to allocate your portfolio, according to the pros

The latest threat to equities is no longer macro risk – it’s rising 2-year Treasury yields, according to some fund managers and strategists. Short-term, relatively risk-free Treasury bonds and funds are back in the spotlight as the 2-year Treasury yield continues to climb. On Wednesday, it hit 4.1%, the highest level since 2007. On Thursday, …

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US Treasury official criticizes China's 'unconventional' debt practices

US Treasury official criticizes China’s ‘unconventional’ debt practices

Chinese yuan banknotes are seen in this illustration photo taken April 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China is the world’s largest official creditor Lack of transparency, confidentiality agreements under fire from critics Progress demanded on Common Framework debt agreements for Zambia and others WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) …

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Want a 4% risk-free return?  How Investors Can Buy a Simple Treasury

Want a 4% risk-free return? How Investors Can Buy a Simple Treasury

The surge in short-term Treasury yields may prompt some investors to consider adding the Notes to their portfolio. The 2-year Treasury yield rose above 3.9% on Friday, the highest level since 2007. Bond yields move inversely to their prices. The 2-year note sits at the point on the Treasury yield curve most sensitive to rate …

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Wall St regulator backs new push to shore up $24bn Treasury market

Wall St regulator backs new push to shore up $24bn Treasury market

Wall Street’s top regulator has advanced new rules to push more Treasury bond trading by high-speed traders and hedge funds through clearinghouses, in one of its most assertive attempts to shore up the $24 billion market. Clearinghouses sit between trading counterparties and require insurance, or margin payments, to prevent a default from spilling over into …

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