Chart 1: The Yield on U.S. Treasuries Has Nearly Recovered to December 2000 Levels
Maturity Interest Rate, %
Dec 00 Dec 02 June 07
3 mo 5.89 1.22 4.82
6 mo 5.7 1.23 4.93
2 yr 5.11 1.61 4.87
5 yr 4.99 2.78 4.92
10 yr 5.12 3.83 5.03
30 yr 5.46 4.76 5.12
Source: Daily Treasury Yield Curve Rates, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis