Tag: Treasury Department


US Posts First Monthly Budget Surplus in More Than 2 Years

February 11, 2022

Via: Equities News

The Treasury Department announced Thursday that the US posted a $119 billion budget surplus in January. It’s the first such surplus that the US government has enjoyed in more than two years, on the back of higher tax receipts and […]

Financial Services, Industries, News

The US debt pile could swell further as COVID-19 drives lasting uncertainty, Treasury Department says

February 3, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Even as vaccines are distributed nationwide and COVID-19 cases fall, the US government may need to take on swaths of new debt to get through the pandemic. Borrowing related to the costs of COVID-19 is likely to stay elevated well […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Treasury yields inch lower ahead of first bond auction of week

July 7, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury yields declined slightly in early Tuesday trade before a debt auction is expected to highlight the U.S. government’s ultra-low borrowing costs as the economy recovers from the coronavirus crisis. What are Treasurys doing? The 10-year Treasury note yield […]


Tax deadline could be delayed past April 15 due to coronavirus

March 11, 2020

Via: Fortune

Americans might have a little longer to file their taxes, thanks to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The Trump administration is likely to extend the filing deadline for taxes in 2020 beyond April 15, the Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday. The […]