As of 9:25 am AST 18 November 2020, U.S. Treasury rates and Federal Funds rates are as follows:
Fed Funds Rate: 0.08%
Federal Reserve Target: 0.25%
Prime Rate: 3.25%
Major political/legal event in the United States:
Treasury releases data on foreign investment in the United States
Yesterday, the United States Department of the Treasury reported that “in September of all net foreign acquisitions of long-term securities, short-term U.S. securities, and banking flows was a net TIC outflow of $79.9 billion. Of this, net foreign private outflows were $40.3 billion, and net foreign official outflows were $39.6 billion.” The Treasury International Capital report also noted that there was a decline in foreign investor ownership of Treasury bills in the amount of $30.3 billion in September 2020.