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Obama to nominate Fed's Raskin as U.S. Treasury deputy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will nominate Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin as the U.S. Treasury Department's No. 2 official, two sources familiar with the process said on Wednesday.Full story

U.S. Treasury to cut auction sizes as borrowing needs fall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to decrease the auction sizes of two- and three-year notes over the coming months because improving government finances have reduced the need for debt financing, the U.S. Treasury said on Wednesday. Full story

New US Treasury securities on sale in January

The Treasury Department said Wednesday that it expects to start offering investors a new Treasury security with variable interest rates in January. It will be the first new Treasury security in 15 years. Full story

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