CNBC Explains

Treasury Bond Prices and Yields: CNBC Explains

CNBC Explains
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Treasury Bond Prices and Yields: CNBC Explains

When you buy a you’re essentially giving a loan to the government. When these bonds are transacted, they have varying yields based upon how much a buyer is willing to pay. Salman Khan of the demonstrates how price and yield of treasury securities works.

From this video, you’ll understand:

  • How prices of treasuries and yields interact
  • How to calculate the yield of a bond