One-Month Treasury Bills Are Competing With S&P Payouts

in investing •  last year 

First it was the 12-month bill, and the six-month, and then the three. Now, the interest rate on the one-month Treasury bill is close to overtaking the dividend yield on U.S. stocks for the first time in a decade -- underscoring why risk-free short-term government debt is trumping the allure of stocks for income-hungry investors.

Interesting article to me, I've been buying the treasury bills instead of leaving the money in the bank and getting something like .02%. I should do a whole post on how easy it is do even if you don't have a lot of money to invest.

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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-21/cash-is-king-one-month-treasury-bills-compete-with-s-p-payouts

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