Archive for December, 2013

Rates at weekly US Treasury auction mixed, as 3-month bills fall to 2-month low

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were little changed in Monday's auction, with rates on three-month bills falling slightly and rates on six-month bills flat.

Unemployment rates fall in nearly all US states

WASHINGTON Unemployment rates fell or were unchanged in all 50 U.S. states in November, evidence that hiring is improving across the country.

Rates fall at weekly US Treasury bill auction to lowest levels in 6 weeks

WASHINGTON – Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction to the lowest levels in six weeks.

Rates at weekly US Treasury auction fall for 3-month and 6-month bills to lowest in 5 weeks

WASHINGTON – Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction to their lowest levels in five weeks.

Average US rate on 30-year loan rises to 4.46 pct

WASHINGTON Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose sharply this week, making home-buying slightly less affordable.