As of 7:55 am 17 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:
President Trump nominates Joseph Barloon to the US Court of International Trade
Yesterday, President Donald Trump sent the name Joseph L. Barloon to the United States Senate as a nominee for a seat on the United States Court of International Trade. Mr Barloon currently serves as general counsel to the United States Trade Representative and serves as the acting deputy USTR for China Affairs.
Source: Executive Office of the President
Facebook, Twitter CEOS to testify before Senate sub-committee
Today, Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary. The leaders and founders of the two social media giants will be asked questions about censorship during the 2020 general election.
Source: United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary