Zero-Risk Market Returns for the Ultra-Conservative Client
- Treasury 4-Weeks Go At 5.135% High Yield. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;8/9/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32441, p2
This article reports that the U.S. Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion of four-week treasury bills on August 8, 2006 at a high yield of 5.135%.
- The weighted average yield on Kenya's benchmark 91-day Treasury bills rose to 8.229%. // African Business News;2/12/2013, p25
The article reports on the rise of the weighted average yield on the benchmark 91-day Treasury bills of Kenya from 8.164 percent to 8.229 percent at auction.
- The weighted average yield on Mauritius' 364-day Treasury bills rose to 2.32%. // African Business News;5/16/2013, p69
The article reports on the 2.32 percent increase of the weighted average yield on Mauritius' 364-day Treasury bills at auction on May 2013.
- Quantifying the Value of Collecting: Implications for Financial Advisers. Grable, John; Watkins, Kimberly // Journal of Family & Economic Issues;Dec2016, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p639
This paper documents the extent to which collectors-specifically, those owning collectible classic US postage stamps-experience an opportunity cost associated with expenditures on their collection. Results show, based on stamp price, S&P 500, bond, and T-bill rate data over the period 1969...
- Discrepancy in Treasury Bill Yield Calculations. Kish, Richard J. // Financial Practice & Education;Spring/Summer92, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p41
This article offers tips for students on calculating yields for high volume U.S. Treasury bills. Examples where shown which clearly illustrated the calculations for the T-bill yields quoted by the financial press regardless of maturity. Limitations of the quoted yield was also pointed out and...
- Treasury Bill Yield Reactions to the 1997 Capital Gains Tax Rate Reduction. // Journal of the American Taxation Association;Spring2005, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p118
The article tests the prediction that investment yields will respond to changes in shareholder-level tax rates even though the investment's income is not subject to the tax by statute. Since Treasury bills are not subject to the capital gains tax rate they provide a setting to investigate...
- Munis Weaker; Job Losses at 34-Year High. Herman, Jack // Bond Buyer;12/8/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33018, p2
The article reports on the performance of the U.S. municipal market. It was slightly weaker in light trading while economic data that job losses in November were higher than any month in more than 30 years. Non-farm payment fell 533,000 in November, far greater than analysts' expectations. The...
- The Bias of Conventional Risk Premiums in Empirical Test of the Capital Asset Pricing Model. Casabona, Patrick A.; Vora, Ashok // Financial Management (1972);Summer82, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p90
The use of conventional risk premiums, calculated in the manner suggested by Roll , may cause significant bias in the estimates of the parameters of the market model. This is because the risk premiums are customarily calculated by subtracting the yield of a treasury bill, with one month to...
- Indexes Decline as Gains From Payrolls Data Hold Sway. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;9/14/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32713, p6
The article reports on the decline in the U.S. weekly yield indexes as sizeable gains in the municipal and Treasury markets held sway. The trend is the result from a significantly lower than expected non-farm payrolls figure. Non-farm payrolls fell 4,000 in August 2007 after a downwardly revised...