WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills soared in Monday's auction to their highest levels since March 2009, as investors expect that the Federal Reserve will soon start raising interest rates. The Treasury Department auctioned $28 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.215 percent, up from 0.140 percent last week.» Read More
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