The interest rate is fixed on a semi-annual basis at a market-driven spread over U.S. Treasury Notes
with ten-year maturities.
Brusuelas also pointed out that 10-year U.S. Treasury notes
are now yielding negative 0.2% on an inflation-adjusted basis.
The difference between two-year and ten-year U.S. Treasury notes
is roughly 0.3 percentage points.
The issue was priced at 99.758 to yield 0.957 percent, 12.5 basis points more than the yield on three-year U.S. Treasury Notes
A risk aversion trend grew, with investors shifting funds into U.S. Treasury notes
, considered safe investment in times of economic uncertainties, they said.
The issue, CUSIP number 3137EADK2, was priced at 99.573 to yield 1.314%, or 30 basis points more than seven-year U.S. Treasury Notes
. The issue will settle on Monday, July 30, 2012.
The amount of that interest, tied to U.S. Treasury notes
, was $512,000, according to Mr.
Of course, liberals bent on entrusting their retirement funds to the federal government could still do so in a privatized system by investing the funds formerly reserved for Social Security taxation in low-yield U.S. Treasury notes
. They won't have much of a retirement account, however, compared to stocks.
The subject of the advisory opinion (corporation XYZ) owns money market mutual funds and various U.S. Treasury Notes
and Bills, and is not a dealer in securities.
Fake U.S. Treasury notes
and dollar bills with a total face value exceeding $125 trillion were seized over the weekend in the city of Cagayan de Oro in the southern Philippines, police said Wednesday.
In several cases last year, Philippine authorities confiscated counterfeit U.S. treasury notes
and bonds with a combined face value of trillions of dollars.