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Rates rise at weekly US Treasury auction


Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction, with rates on six-month bills climbing to the highest level since late...full story
updated 2015-06-30 06:42 AM
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Rates rise at weekly US Treasury auction

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction, with rates on six-month bills climbing to the highest level since late....Fullstory

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