US Savings Bonds/Savings Bond investment rate

New Savings Bond investments still very slow

Thursday, June 14th, 2007
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Annual investment rate of $3.8 billion is lowest in 25 years.

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FY-2007 Savings Bond investments weak

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007
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Annual investment rate of $3.4 billion is lowest in 25 years.

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New Savings Bond investments down 50%

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007
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New investments in Series EE bonds steady, Series I investments much lower than a year ago.

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Savings Bond investments still anemic in December

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007
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December's I bond percentage is 44.9%.

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Savings Bond investments stagger up

Friday, January 5th, 2007
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I bonds outsell EE bonds, barely, in November.

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FY-2006 Savings Bond investments up 32%, but…

Friday, October 20th, 2006
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EE bond investments are down 25% for the year and September sets the third consecutive 20-year low for new Savings Bond investments.

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New investments in Savings Bonds dip further in August

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006
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July's 20-year record low for new investments in Savings Bonds didn't last long.

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July’s Savings Bond investments dip to 20-year low

Monday, August 14th, 2006
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Total investments in Savings Bonds in July were $248.8 million, the lowest one-month total since November 1983.

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I bond investments drop below EE level in June

Thursday, July 13th, 2006
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The rate of new investments in Savings Bonds reaches a low point in June.

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I bond investments plummet in May

Friday, June 16th, 2006
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I bond sales in May were down from recent levels.

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$5.37 billion invested in I bonds at 6.73%

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006
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During the six-month period when Series I Savings Bonds had an initial rate of 6.73%, new I bond investments were over $5.37 billion.

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FY-2006 Savings Bond investments double

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006
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Savings Bond investments during the first six months of fiscal year 2006 exceeded the level of investments during all twelve months of FY-2005.

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February Savings Bond investment rate still hot, but cooler

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006
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Investments in new Savings Bonds in February reached an annual rate of about $10.9 billion, much below January's record-setting $18.0 billion annual rate, but still hot.

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New Savings Bond investments at record levels

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006
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New investments in Savings Bonds in January reached a level of over $1.5 billion. This is the highest level of Savings Bond investments in a single month in over 10 years.

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Savings Bond investments double

Wednesday, January 18th, 2006
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The current 6.73% rate on Series I bonds has created so much new interest in Savings Bonds that the rate of new investments has more than doubled.

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I Bonds hit 72.2% of investments in October

Monday, November 21st, 2005
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Investments in Savings Bonds in October were $531.6 million. This is an annual investment rate of $6.38 billion, essentially unchanged from the 2005 fiscal year rate.

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Fiscal Year 2005 Savings Bond investments down 12.5%

Thursday, October 27th, 2005
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Savings Bond investments in Fiscal Year 2005 (Oct 2004-Sep 2005) were $6,306 million, down 12.5% from the previous fiscal year and the lowest fiscal year total since four years ago in FY-2000.

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Series I at 67% of sales; inflation at 3.26% through July

Tuesday, August 16th, 2005
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The Treasury reported this week that Series I Savings Bond investments in July totalled $297.1 million, about 67% of the month's total Savings Bond investments of $444.8 million.

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June sales – 69% Series I bonds

Monday, July 18th, 2005
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Series I Savings Bond investments in June totalled $386.8 million, about 69% of the month's total Savings Bond investments of $559.2 million.

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Series I outsells Series EE by more than 2 to 1 in May

Thursday, June 23rd, 2005
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Investors purchased $484.8 million of Series I Savings Bonds in May, compared to $216.3 million of Series EE. The Series I percentage of the total, at over 69%, hasn't been this high since November 2003.

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Series EE outsells Series I in April

Tuesday, May 24th, 2005
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Investors put $240.3 million in Series EE bonds during April, according to data from the U.S. Treasury. Only $184.4 million - about 45% of total sales - was invested in Series I bonds. Usually Series I accounts for over half of each month's sales.

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