Definition of Treasury note in US English:

Treasury note


  • A note issued by the US Treasury for use as currency.

    • ‘The 10-year Treasury note rose to drive the yield down to 4.154%.’
    • ‘The yield on the 10-year Treasury note has fallen from above 4.5 per cent, at the Federal Reserve's last meeting in late March, to just above 4.2 per cent Wednesday.’
    • ‘The benchmark 10-year Treasury note yields just 4.08%.’
    • ‘For the week, the yield on 2-year Treasuries declined 7 basis points, the 5-year yield dropped 12 basis points, and the key 10-year Treasury note sank 15 basis points.’
    • ‘The two-year Treasury note saw yields decline 6 basis points to 3.13% and 5-year yields declined 3 basis points to 4.32%.’
    • ‘It won't be too much longer before the 10-year Treasury note is quickly heading over 5% and the last two standing legs of the economy - autos and housing - collapse.’
    • ‘A $1, 000, 10-year Treasury note, for example, pays $45 a year in interest at a yield of 4.5%.’
    • ‘Long-term rates, such as the yield on the 10-year Treasury note, are ruled by the bond market.’
    • ‘The ten-year Treasury note closed the week at a yield of 3.54%, up 23 basis points.’
    • ‘The overnight rate has fallen from 6.5 percent to 1.75 percent in the last 12 months, while the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, at 5.03 percent, compares with 5.1 percent 12 months ago.’
    • ‘For the week, the key 10-year Treasury note saw its yield rise one basis point to 3.67%, while the long-bond yield increased three basis points to 4.71%.’
    • ‘The yield on the 10-year Treasury note has risen from 3.11% in June 2003 to 4.86% Thursday, mainly on inflation fears.’
    • ‘You can take money, put it in a hundred percent guaranteed safe investment called a Treasury note, guaranteed by the taxing authority…’
    • ‘Therefore, a 10-year Treasury note yields 4.17% today, but the five-year sports just a 3.5% yield.’
    • ‘The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note has fallen slightly to 3.96 percent, from 3.98 percent on March 19, when the war began, modestly raising the bond's value.’
    • ‘The ten-year Treasury note saw its yields close the week at 3.66%, up 11 basis points, while long bond yield jumped 10 basis points to 4.68%.’
    • ‘There was a new 10-year Treasury note issued this week, so spread calculations are tricky.’
    • ‘Right now he's gazing at the remarkable sight of a 10-year Treasury note yielding less than 4% - this in a country with a hefty budget deficit, an enormous current account deficit and a personal savings rate too small to be worth mentioning.’
    • ‘The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose from 4.18% to 4.28% yesterday - a pretty sizable daily jump, although frankly not as much as I would have predicted.’
    • ‘The two-year Treasury note saw yields jump 21 basis points this week to 3.37%, while 5-year yields increased 15 basis points to 4.60%.’


Treasury note

/ˈtreZH(ə)rē nōt/