Category Archives: US Treasuries

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Egyptian Riots Blamed for Oil Price Rise

Egyptian Riots Blamed for Oil Price Rise Egyptian Riots Add Pressure on OPEC as Crude Exceeds $100: Energy Markets by Grant Smith OPEC is under pressure from consumers to boost supply as most of the world’s benchmark crudes surpass $100 … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog 100-year Treasury Bonds

100-year Treasury Bonds Ready for 100-year Treasury bonds? Posted by Colin Barr Brace yourself. Wall Street’s latest advice to our deficit-addled government is to sell bonds that almost no one will live long enough to collect on. If that isn’t shocking enough, … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Saddam Hussein and the U.S. Dollar

Saddam Hussein and the U.S. Dollar Saddam Hussein May Get the Last Laugh by Thomas Guzman On November 2000, Saddam made a fateful decision to convert 10 billion U.S. dollars to euros. This was a radical move for an OPEC country. … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Purchases of Treasuries by the Federal Reserve

Purchases of Treasuries by the Federal Reserve TREASURIES-U.S. yield curve flattens a bit before supply * Curve flattens before 2-, 5-, 7-yr note supply * Treasury to sell 2s Tuesday, 5s Wednesday, 7s Thursday * Early slim losses trimmed after … Continue reading

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