That index "is composed of U.S. government securities
, debt securities issued by U.S.
The results for the quarter include a $21 million loss on our currency diversification strategy, compared to a $29 million gain in the same period in 2017; and a $3 million net mark-to-market gain on our U.S. government securities
portfolio, compared to a $3 million net mark-to-market loss in the same period in 2017.
is one of the 23 primary dealers authorised to trade U.S. government securities
with The Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
U.S. government securities
dropped Friday after a Labor Department report showed that U.S.
China has recycled about 60 percent of these reserves back into dollar-denominated U.S. government securities
, because it wants to limit any appreciation of the renminbi against the world's benchmark currency.
Treasury Department announced that China and Japan had increased their purchases of U.S. government securities
. Foreign holdings rose to $5.5 trillion in October, or about one-third of the country's $16 trillion national debt.
Just in case you've forgotten, open market operations are the buying and selling of' U.S. government securities
in the open market.
That move out of the dollar market meant the only asset category to see wide losses in North American markets, other than the greenback itself, were U.S. government securities
These fixed assets include CDs, money markets, corporate bond funds and U.S. government securities
. Yields on these investment instruments have declined dramatically, thus leading to shrinking levels of income for those who hold them.
Up to 35% of the Fund's assets may be invested in securities of companies that derive a portion of their gross revenues, directly or indirectly, from the business of mining, processing, fabricating, distributing, or otherwise dealing in gold, silver, platinum, or other natural resources, in securities of selected growth companies, and fixed income securities of any issuers, including U.S. government securities
The retreat in bonds came even as the Fed bought $7.229 billion of U.S. government securities
as part of its second round of so-called quantitative easing.