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January 14, 2012

Why are Interest Rates so low…January 12, 2012

Filed under: Economy,Monetary Policy,Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , — New Paradigm Byrne and Derbin @ 10:15 pm

Why are interest rates so low?

The very short-term interest rate on debt securities of one year to maturity or less, when adjusted for risk, are near or less than 1%, with some approaching zero percent. Despite the increasing threat of sovereign risk, U.S. Government 10 years to maturity trade with a yield around 2% (having gone as low as 1.82% in recent weeks).
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