spread to Treasury

Spread to Treasury

The difference in yield between a U.S. Treasury security and any other debt security with a similar maturity. Because U.S. Treasury securities are considered zero-risk investments, the yield on the other security is almost always higher to compensate the investor for the added risk.

spread to Treasury

The difference in yield between a fixed-income security and a Treasury security of similar maturity.
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Treasury price feeds to progress trades instantaneously from spread to Treasury spot to final price.
The GovPX screens, which the Association anticipates will progress to hourly updates within three weeks following the final testing phase, will show the issuer's name, CUSIP issue identification number, coupon, maturity, spread to treasury, yield, price, time of the trade and the rating.