One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An interest-bearing bond issued by the US Treasury.
- ‘The best way to make the promises of the government truly inviolable is to make them into an explicit Treasury bond.’
- ‘The yield on the key 10-year Treasury bond dropped to a 45-year low of 3.51% on May 14.’
- ‘If inflation over the life of the bond is less than 1.78 percent, on average, then the regular Treasury bond will turn out to be a better deal.’
- ‘By the time the period was over, you could have earned 15% interest yield from a U.S. Treasury bond.’
- ‘The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond peaked at 15.2% in 1981.’
- ‘The bellwether 30-year Treasury bond now yields 4.7%.’
- ‘In the case of a 10-year U.S. Treasury bond, 4% interest per annum requires a decade-long commitment.’
- ‘In contrast, the regular Treasury bond will pay its coupon rate, which is about 4.4% for a 10-year note.’
- ‘To attract investors, any bond or debt security that contains greater risk than that of a similar Treasury bond must offer a higher yield.’
- ‘The final blow to the Treasury bond as a benchmark was struck earlier this year.’
- ‘Bond players seem to be coming around to the notion that the exceptionally low yields on the benchmark 10-year Treasury bond in recent months are out of sync with economic realities.’
- ‘In other words, it does not pay to hold stocks because you can earn more in a Treasury bond with less risk.’
- ‘This article will examine the reasons for the demise of the 30-year Treasury bond as the U.S. bond market benchmark and consider possible substitutes to be used as the new benchmarks for pricing fixed-income securities.’
- ‘In the latter case, the fee is $1 per Treasury bond and $3 for each of the other bonds, up to 50 bonds, and $2 per bond after that.’
- ‘A man decides for himself if he'd rather have a big TV or a Treasury bond.’
- ‘For example, if you pay $1, 000 for a Treasury bond with a $50 interest payment, its yield is 5%.’
- ‘Fortunately, you're clutching a Treasury bond, which normally guards against evil stock markets.’
- ‘In 1990 the thirty-year Treasury bond had an 8.6 percent yield.’
- ‘That's a return of less than 4 percent annually after expenses - or about what you could get with a medium-term Treasury bond.’
- ‘The yield on the 10-year Treasury bond has risen from 3.11% in mid-June to 3.51% on June 30.’
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