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Record-Setting Treasury Securities Auction Data

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04/17/2024 — 04/17/2024Released As NeededLast Updated 04/17/2024
Record-Setting Treasury Securities Auction Data provides record highs and lows from U.S. Treasury auctions. This includes lowest and highest rates/yields, highest offering amount, and highest bid-to-cover ratios as well as the dates for these record-setting auctions. The data also indicates the security type and term. Security types include Treasury Bills, Treasury Notes, Treasury Bonds, Cash Management Bills (CMBs), Floating Rate Notes (FRNs), and Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS). Security terms range from a few days for CMBs to 30-year securities. The U.S. Treasury uses an auction process to sell these marketable securities and determine their rate or yield. Marketable securities can be bought, sold, or transferred after they are originally issued.

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Field Name
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Data Type
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Record-Setting Auctionrecord_dateRecord DateThe date that data was published.DATE1
Record-Setting Auctionsecurity_typeSecurity TypeU.S. Treasury marketable securities are debt instruments issued to raise money needed to operate the federal government and pay off maturing obligations. These liquid securities can be sold for cash in the secondary market.STRING1
Record-Setting Auctionsecurity_termSecurity TermThe amount of time between the security's issuance and maturitySTRING1
Record-Setting Auctionfirst_auc_date_single_priceFirst Auction Date of Single Price AuctionsFirst auction using the single-price method for the security in the dataset.DATE1
Record-Setting Auctionlow_rate_pctLowest Rate PercentThe lowest rate (bills/CMBs), yield (notes/bonds/TIPS), discount margin (FRNs) for the security in the dataset.PERCENTAGE1
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