|Over the past two months, fears related to the credit crisis have diminished. As a result, short-term interest rates have risen. For some perspective, today's chart presents the current trend of the yield on 13-week T-bills. Today's chart illustrates how the yield on 13 week T-bills dropped to nearly 0% at the height of the credit crisis back in March. Since then the T-bill rate has risen to nearly 2% and is currently testing support of a nine-month downtrend. It is worth noting that the duration of this downtrend is limited since the yield cannot drop below zero.Notes:
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