The Ten-Year Treasury
Our current thoughts on the Ten-Year Treasury.
John N. Lilly III, AAMS
Portfolio Manager, RJ
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Bond prices and yields are subject to change based on market conditions and availability. If bonds are sold prior to maturity, you may receive more or less than your initial investment. Holding bonds to term allows redemption at par value. There is an inverse relationship between interest rate movements and bond prices. Generally, when interest rates rise, bond prices fall and when interest rates fall, bond prices generally rise.U.S. Government Bonds and Treasury Bills are guaranteed by the government, and if held to maturity, offer a fixed rate of return and guaranteed principal value. The 10-year Treasury note is a debt obligation issued by the United States government with a maturity of 10 years upon initial issuance. The CBOE 10-Year Treasury Note (TNX) is based on 10 times the yield-to-maturity on the most recently auctioned 10-year Treasury note.