Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A US Treasury bill.

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  • noun US, finance A Treasury bill.

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  • noun 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

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Examples

  • Institutions are also nervous, as very short-term T-bill rates have spiked, therefore causing the yield curve to flatten out.

    Forbes.com: News

  • He said demand was good both from domestic and international accounts, while the six-month T-bill was priced with a yield around 0.06 percentage point below the market before the auction, while the CTZ was in line with the secondary market.

    German Bond Auction Flops

  • Right now, the yield on the 12-month T-bill is. 25% and the rate of consumer inflation as purported by the government is about 1%.

    Michael Pento: Why David Tepper Is Only Half Right

  • Jan von Gerich , chief analyst at Nordea, said the ECB's presence in the bond markets had a clear effect on Wednesday's T-bill auction, with the yield down sharply compared with the previous auction.

    Italy Passes First Test as Treasury Sells Bills

  • Right now, the yield on the 12-month T-bill is. 25% and the rate of consumer inflation as purported by the government is about 1%.

    Michael Pento: Why David Tepper Is Only Half Right

  • The yield on the T-bill fell to 1.421%, compared with 1.698% at the previous auction on Dec. 29, while on the CTZ it fell to 2.626% from 2.927%.

    German Bond Auction Flops

  • Given the U.S. debt ceiling is north of $14 trillion, and the first T-bill at risk has a face value of $30 billion—more than the GDP of many small countries—he has a point.

    Overheard: Enough Said

  • The yield on the three-month T-bill was 0.01 percent.

    Treasurys End Year As One Of 2011's Best Investments

  • While Eonia rates have inched up over the last month, Italian T-bill rates fell across the yield curve, particularly in the three- to six-month area, benefiting from easing debt jitters in the euro zone's periphery, making the Italian T-bill look "much richer" against Eonia than one month ago, UniCredit's Mr. Cremonesi added.

    German Bond Auction Flops

  • Right now, the yield on the 12-month T-bill is. 25% and the rate of consumer inflation as purported by the government is about 1%.

    Michael Pento: Why David Tepper Is Only Half Right

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