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Auction Query FAQs

The Auction query provides access to information about auctions of U.S. Treasury bills, notes, bonds, FRNs, and TIPS. Information is available for viewing and download through our Auction Query.

What file formats are available for downloading?

Our data is provided in globally accepted file formats:

  • CSV (Comma Separated Values) - This is a simple text format with each value separated by a comma. The first line will contain the column headings. The subsequent lines will contain rows of data in the same order as the column headings.
  • JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) - This is a text-based open standard designed for human-readable data interchange, derived from the JavaScript scripting language.
  • TSV (Tab Separated Values) - This is a simple text format similar to CSV, but each value is separated by a tab.
  • XML (Extensible Markup Language) - This is a data format for structured document interchange on the Web in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable.

What is this data used for?

This data is provided so that you may import it into your spreadsheet, database, or charting package for further analysis. If you have trouble importing the data into these third-party software packages, please refer to the manual for that package. We do not provide support for third-party packages.