• Rates on US Treasury bills nearly reach a 10-year high

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels in nearly a decade.
    The Treasury Department auctioned $48 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 1.89 percent, up from 1.84 percent last week. Another $42 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at a discount rate of 2.035 percent, up from 2 percent last week.
    The three-month rate was the highest since those bills averaged 1.9 percent on June 30, 2008. The six-month rate was the highest since those bills averaged 2.06 percent on July 7, 2008.
    The discount rates reflect...
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  • Trump's approval rating just reached its highest point in a year

    Trump's approval rating just reached its highest point in a year

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump's approval rating is the highest it's been in a year.
    FiveThirtyEight's approval tracker found he's sitting at 42.4%.
    The last time that many Americans approved of the job he's doing was May 4, 2017.
    President Donald Trump's job approval just hit its highest level of support since last May.
    On Monday, Trump had a 42.4% approval rating, and a 52% disapproval rating, according to FiveThirtyEight's polling tracker .
    Meanwhile, the RealClearPolitics average found Trump's current approval rating is 43.1%, slightly down from a recent high of 44.4% on May 5.
    Trump's...
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