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See, there was positive news about the economy today (unemployment claims were lower than expected, and the federal reserve apparently is "done for now" with sharp reductions in interest rates), and the 91-day T-bill, represented by IRX in the previous post, shot up to 35.5 (3.55%) from a recent low around 3.34%.

Not saying rates are going to shoot up between now and May 2002, just showing how the thing responds to positive news about the economy.
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