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Treasury auctions are designed to minimize the cost of financing the national debt by promoting broad, competitive bidding and liquid secondary market trading. A review of the auction process-from the announcement of a new issue to the delivery of securities-reveals how these objectives have been met. Also highlighted are changes in the auction process that stem from recent advances in information-processing technologies and risk management techniques. The stated goal of Treasury debt management is to meet the financing needs of the federal government at the lowest cost over time.1 Since Treasury auctions provide the principal ...
TreasuryDirect enabled new security features this week, including a new, state-of-the-art method for entering passwords that is designed to foil keylogging programs. The What's New section on TreasuryDirect reports: To keep personal information protected and to make the TreasuryDirect site even more secure, we have implemented new security features. The requirements for choosing a password and security questions have been strengthened, some sensitive information has been masked, and a virtual keyboard is provided at logon for added password protection. Additionally, customers now have ... Read More