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Treasury bill

A short-term obligation of the US Treasury having a maturity period of one year or less and sold at a discount from face value.
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Treasury bill

(Banking & Finance) a short-term noninterest-bearing obligation issued by the Treasury, payable to bearer and maturing usually in three months, within which it is tradable on a discount basis on the open market
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Treas′ury bill`

a promissory note issued by the U.S. government, bearing no interest and maturing in one year or less.
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Noun1.Treasury bill - a short-term obligation that is not interest-bearing (it is purchased at a discount)Treasury bill - a short-term obligation that is not interest-bearing (it is purchased at a discount); can be traded on a discount basis for 91 days
Treasury obligations, Treasury - negotiable debt obligations of the United States government which guarantees that interest and principal payments will be paid on time
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treasury bill

nbuono del tesoro
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On Friday last, the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury bill fell below the three-month note, after more than a decade.
31, 2018 is 101%, calculated on the MBS and a U.S. Treasury Bill held in the revenue fund.
But, given the lack of a single debt instrument equivalent to a U.S. Treasury bill, the crisis caused eurozone member states' public-debt yields to diverge.
Mortgages by Type, May 2012 Prime 35,505295 Fixed 31,602412 ARM 3,772,655 Libor-indexed 1,629,599 Treasury-indexed 1222,130 Other index 920,926 Other 130,228 Subprime 1,172,296 Fixed 700,263 ARM 470,746 Libor-indexed 368,991 Treasury-indexed 66642 Other index 35,113 Other 1,287 Total 36,677,591 Note: Libor-indexed" in the table refers to loans indexed to the 6-month US dollar Libor, while Treasury-indexed refers to loans indexed to the 1-year U.S. Treasury bill. Source: Lender Processing Services, Inc.
The Sharpe ratio is computed for each portfolio using the mean return on the U.S. Treasury bill portfolio as a proxy for the risk-free rate.
Using daily, weekly and monthly observations of the three-month U.S. Treasury bill yield and the federal funds rate, we demonstrate that the estimation results can depend on both the sampling frequency and the proxy that is used for the short-term interest rate.
Figure 2.1 RATE OF RETURN ON A U.S. TREASURY BILL INPUT: Enter face value of Treasury Bill $10,000 INPUT: Enter current price of Treasury Bill $9,800 Enter date information: Year Month Day INPUT: Maturity 98 12 15 INPUT: Current 98 9 15 Number of Days to Maturity 91 Annualized rate of return 0.082 Reprinted with permission from NumberCruncher, Leimberg & LeClair, Inc.
"I expect the 10-year U.S. Treasury bill to rise to 4.5 percent to 5.25 percent in 2004--that's a 20 percent increase, which would raise the cost of homeownership.
Welch, (23) Welch was arrested by Bahamian officials in Bahama for attempting to deposit a stolen U.S. Treasury bill in a Bahamian bank.
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The minimum bid rate accepted is equivalent to that of the current six-month U.S. Treasury bill and is displayed on the auction's home page prior to the auction.
European governments' debt may all be denominated in euros, but German and Italian debt are hardly the same thing, so the government euro-bond market lacks the depth and liquidity of the U.S. Treasury bill market.

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