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Investors love government floaters

Dec 2, 2013
What are floating-rate notes? And why are investors excited for the Treasury to start issuing them?
The U.S. Treasury will start issuing floating-rate notes next year.
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What's a floating-rate note and how does it work?

Aug 6, 2012
The Treasury Department is planning to roll out a floating-rate note program in about a year. But what is a floating-rate note and why do we need one? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains with a boat analogy.
The Treasury Department is planning to roll out a floating-rate note program in about a year. But what is a floating-rate note and why do we need one? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.
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