The total issuance data for December shows that the long term decline in Treasury coupon issuance seems to have come to an end. Current net new offerings are barely below the levels of last year. Even before Trump’s spending, any weakening of the economy would cause a need to raise new money by selling more debt.
December Treasury Supply and Demand- Long Term Balance Shifting To Bears
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