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U.S. Treasury Bill

A negotiable 

Debt

 obligation issued by the U.S. government and backed by its 

Full

 faith and 

Credit

, having a 

Maturity

 of one year or less. U.S. 

Treasury

 Bills are 

Exempt

 from state and 

Local

 taxes. These securities do not pay a 

Coupon

 rate of interest, and the 

Interest

 earned is estimated by taking the difference between the price 

Paid

 and the par value of the bond, and calculating that rate of 

Return

 on an annual 

Basis

Treasury

 Bills are considered the safest securities available to the U.S. investor, and so the 

Yield

 on these securities are considered the risk-free rate of return. also called 

Bill

 or 

T-Bill

 or 

Treasury

 Bill.



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10-K

,

Accrual basis accounting

,

Adjusted basis

,

Available assets

,

Average accounting return

,

Adjustable rate

,

Above par

,

Accreted value

,

Accrual bond

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued interest

,

Accumulation bond

,

After-tax basis

,

Agency bond

,

American Municipal Bond Assurance Corporation

,

Amortization of premium

,

Amortized value

,

Asked price

,

Asking price

,

Asset-backed security

,

Assumed bond

,

At par

,

Authority bond

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Accumulated earnings tax

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Adjusted futures price

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Annual return

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Advance rate

,

Annual mortgagor statement

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

Average price per share

,

Aggregate exercise price

,

At the money

,

Absorption rate

,

After-tax contributions

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Average up

,

Abusive tax shelter

,

Adoption credit

,

After-tax

,

Alternative Minimum Tax

,

Amended return

,

Annual exclusion

,

Assessed value

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Accredited investor

,

Angel investor

,

Back pay

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Burn rate

,

Bank credit

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Baby bond

,

Balloon maturity

,

Bearer bond

,

Below par

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bill

,

Bill pass

,

Blanket bond

,

Bond anticipation note

,

Bond Buyer

,

Bond circular

,

Bond crowd

,

Bond equivalent yield

,

Bond fund

,

Bond indenture

,

Bond market

,

Bond ordinance

,

Bond quote

,

Bond resolution

,

Bond swap

,

Brady bond

,

Bullet bond

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Back office

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Back door

,

Back door financing

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Base-year analysis

,

Basis point

,

Board of Governors

,

Back months

,

Basis

,

Basis trading

,

Buying basis

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Broker loan rate

,

Business credit

,

Bust-up takeover

,

Breakup value

,

Back-end load

,

Benchmark risk

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Buy-side

,

Back testing

,

Back taxes

,

Before-tax income

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Calendar year

,

Capitalized interest

,

Cash basis

,

Commercial year

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Credit order

,

Current debt

,

Compound interest

,

Credit card

,

Credit union

,

Call

,

Callable bond

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Catastrophe bond

,

CAT bond

,

Certificateless municipal bond

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Collateralized Bond Obligation

,

Collateralized Mortgage Obligation

,

Collaterized Loan Obligation

,

Combination bond

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Commodity-backed bond

,

Consolidated bond

,

Conversion parity price

,

Conversion price

,

Conversion value

,

Convertible debt

,

Corporate bond equivalent

,

Coupon

,

Coupon bond

,

Coupon pass

,

Coupon rate

,

Coupon yield

,

Credit analyst

,

Credit risk

,

Current coupon bond

,

Current issue

,

Current market value

,

Current maturity

,

Current production rate

,

Current yield

,

Call money rate

,

Code of procedure

,

Credit balance

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Consumer Price Index

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Credit squeeze

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash price

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Cost basis

,

Crop year

,

Country risk

,

Cash surrender value

,

Cash value

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Credit insurance

,

Credit life insurance

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Cash credit

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Closed-end credit

,

Commercial credit

,

Consumer credit

,

Consumer debt

,

Consumer interest

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Credit

,

Credit agency

,

Credit default swap

,

Credit derivative

,

Credit enhancement

,

Credit limit

,

Credit line

,

Credit score

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Counterparty risk

,

Covered call

,

Credit spread

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Capital gains tax

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Consolidated tax return

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Closing price

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Debt service coverage

,

Deferred credit

,

Deferred tax

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Debt

,

Debt capital

,

Debt-equity swap

,

Debt financing

,

Debt limit

,

Debt market

,

Debt shelf

,

Deep-discount bond

,

Deferred interest bond

,

Discount bond

,

Discounted bond

,

Dollar bond

,

Dollar price

,

Double exempt

,

Drawn securities

,

Dual currency bond

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend rate

,

Desk (the)

,

Diminishing return

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Delivery price

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debt consolidation

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Debt retirement

,

Debt service

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Default risk

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Diversifiable risk

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Double up

,

Depth of market

,

Discount yield

,

Downside risk

,

Due bill

,

Economic value

,

Effective debt

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exact interest

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Eurodollar bond

,

Euroyen bond

,

Event risk

,

Exempt security

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

Exchange rate

,

Effective par

,

Earned surplus

,

Earnings yield

,

Economic growth rate

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Excluded risk

,

Effective tax rate

,

Ex-all

,

Expected return

,

Explicit interest

,

Ex-warrants

,

Estate tax

,

Earned benefit

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Earned income tax credit

,

Education credit

,

Estimated tax

,

Excess profits tax

,

Excise tax

,

Exempt

,

Even up

,

First In First Out

,

Fiscal year

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Fidelity bond

,

First call date

,

Flat yield curve

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Free bond

,

Full

,

Full lot

,

Full price

,

Federal Call

,

Fictitious credit

,

Fill or kill

,

Free riding

,

Front-ending an order

,

Full-service brokerage

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Foreign Debt

,

Free enterprise

,

Free market

,

Free market price

,

Free trade

,

Forward price

,

Futures price

,

Full surrender

,

Fair market value

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Full disclosure

,

Full stock

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fully distributed issue

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Financial risk

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Floating rate

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Full faith and credit

,

Funded debt

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Full ratchet

,

Free and clear

,

Free float

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

Federal tax lien

,

Flat tax

,

Franchise tax

,

Fair value

,

Free delivery

,

General Obligation Bond

,

Global bond

,

Gold bond

,

Government Bond

,

Government National Mortgage Association

,

Government Paper

,

Government securities

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Guaranteed bond

,

General Securities Representative Examination

,

G-7

,

GDP implicit price deflator

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

Government expenditure

,

Gross National Debt

,

G-8

,

Good faith

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Gift tax

,

High-grade bond

,

High yield

,

Housing bond

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House call

,

House of issue

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Hot issue

,

Holder in due course

,

High credit

,

Home equity debt

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Historical yield

,

Hidden tax

,

Hope credit

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Horizontal price movement

,

Imputed value

,

Interest-bearing

,

Income bond

,

Index bond

,

Index-linked bond

,

Industrial revenue bond

,

In escrow

,

Installment bond

,

Insured bond

,

Interchangeable bond

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

Intrinsic value

,

Inverted yield curve

,

Investment bill

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Investment value

,

Irredeemable bond

,

Issue date

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Indicated yield

,

In line

,

Inflation rate

,

Interest rate futures

,

Interbank Rate

,

Insurable interest

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Interest

,

Interest expense

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Investor relations

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Impaired credit

,

Imputed interest

,

Interest deduction

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Income risk

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Inchoate interest

,

Inheritance tax

,

Interest-only strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Idiosyncratic risk

,

Individual tax return

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

Institutional investor

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

ITS

,

Junk bond

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Junior debt

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Joint return

,

Joint tax return

,

Last In First Out

,

Liquidation value

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Limited risk

,

Long Bond

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit price

,

Local bill

,

Long Market Value

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Loose credit

,

Limit up

,

Local

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Long-term debt

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal risk

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Load-adjusted return

,

Leading the market

,

Lifetime learning credit

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Luxury tax

,

Level I quotes

,

Modified cash basis

,

Maintenance bond

,

Market conversion price

,

Maturity

,

Maturity date

,

Maturity gap

,

Maturity value

,

Medium-term bond

,

Mezzanine debt

,

Minimum yield

,

Minus yield

,

Moral obligation bond

,

Mortgage-backed certificate

,

Mortgage-backed security

,

Mortgage bond

,

Municipal bond

,

Municipal bond fund

,

Municipal bond insurance

,

Municipal Bond Insurance Association

,

Municipal revenue bond

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Margin rate

,

Market if touched order

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Monetizing debt

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage debt

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Mortgage rate

,

Mortgage risk

,

Marketable securities

,

Mill rate

,

Mean return

,

Market return

,

Market-value weighted index

,

Maximum price fluctuation

,

Net book value

,

Net interest margin

,

National Credit Union Administration

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable instrument

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Negative yield curve

,

Negotiable security

,

Nine-Bond Rule

,

Nominal rate

,

Non-callable bond

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Normal yield curve

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Clearing Corporation

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

National Debt

,

No-Fault

,

Net Asset Value

,

New issue

,

No-Action Letter

,

Null and void

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Nonrecourse debt

,

Non-revolving credit card

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

Non-resident alien tax

,

Naked call

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

No-load stock

,

Nominal value

,

No book

,

Nonaccredited investor

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

Obligation

,

Obligation bond

,

Offering price

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Operating rate

,

Open interest

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Option price

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

Overlapping debt

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

One man picture

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Par bond

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Performance bond

,

Pickup bond

,

Positive yield curve

,

Preferred debt

,

Premium bond

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Prior lien bond

,

Privileged bond

,

Provisional call feature

,

Public bond

,

Public purpose bond

,

Put bond

,

Public Securities Association

,

Plow back

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Price index

,

Private debt

,

Producer Price Index

,

Parity price

,

Price limit

,

Public offering price

,

Pour-over will

,

Power of Attorney

,

Paid

,

Paid up

,

Personal interest

,

Prepaid interest

,

Prepayment risk

,

Prime rate

,

Principal risk

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Projected maturity date

,

Private Market Value

,

Prime rate fund

,

Price spread

,

Property tax

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Passive investor

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Progressive tax

,

Proportional tax

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Price range

,

Price-weighted index

,

Profit-taking

,

Put/call ratio

,

Qualified institutional investor

,

Quick turn

,

Replacement value

,

Reports and Records

,

Residual value

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Risk adjusted return

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Rate covenant

,

Redeemable bond

,

Redemption price

,

Registered coupon bond

,

Remaining maturity

,

Return

,

Revenue bond

,

Risk

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Retail Price Index

,

Round turn

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Reinvestment risk

,

Red herring

,

Regulation A

,

Reverse Take-Over

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Roll over

,

Rule of 78

,

Roll up

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Risk arbitrage

,

Risk-averse

,

Risk management

,

Risk neutral

,

Risk premium

,

Risk seeking

,

Regressive tax

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Retail investor

,

Risk capital

,

Salvage value

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

State bank

,

Savings Bond

,

SEC

,

Secured bond

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Self-supporting bond

,

Serial bond

,

Series bond

,

Series EE bond

,

Series HH bond

,

Short bond

,

Sovereign debt

,

Split coupon bond

,

Spot rate

,

Step-up bond

,

Straight bond

,

Straight value

,

Super sinker bond

,

Surety bond

,

SEC fee

,

Securities analyst

,

Securities Industry Association

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Securities loan

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Stop price

,

Savings rate

,

Standard of living

,

Supply-side economics

,

Swap rate

,

Systemic risk

,

Settlement price

,

Spot price

,

Strong basis

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Surrender value

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Summary annual report

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Subscription price

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sue

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secured credit card

,

Securities lending

,

Security interest

,

Senior debt

,

Start rate

,

Subordinated debt

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Short market value

,

Step-up warrant

,

Step-up lease

,

Social Security Tax

,

Shareholder value

,

Share price

,

Split-adjusted price

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Sales tax

,

S Corporation

,

Self-employment tax

,

Separate tax returns

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sin tax

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

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Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

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Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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Securities fraud

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Seek a market

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Small investor

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S&P phenomenon

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Stop and reverse

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Times interest earned

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Tax anticipation note

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Tax-exempt bond

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Tax renevue anticipation note

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T-Bill

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Term bond

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Term to maturity

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Treasury auction

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Treasury Bill

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Treasury Bond

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Treasury Direct

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Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

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Treasury Note

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Take a position

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Total return

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Trailing P/E

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Treasury

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Tax haven

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Tax

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Tax schedule

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Total return index

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Treasury Stock

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Tenancy by the entirety

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Teaser rate

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TED spread

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Treasury index

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Truth in Lending

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Tax-free bond fund

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Tax-managed fund

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Theoretical value

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Tax lien

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Tax roll

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Tenancy at will

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Transfer tax

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Tax deferral

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Tax-deferred

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Top hat plan

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The Street

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Timing the market

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Tax-advantaged

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Tax audit

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Tax base

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Tax basis

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Tax bracket

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Tax-deductible

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Tax deduction

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Tax-efficient

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Tax evasion

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Tax-exempt

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Tax identification number

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Tax loss carryback

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Tax loss carryforward

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Tax lot

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Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

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Tax planning

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Tax preference item

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Tax Reform Act of 1986

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Tax Reform Act of 1993

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Tax return

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Tax sale

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Tax shelter

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Tax shield

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Tax swap

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Tax tables

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Take a bath

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Target price

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U.S. Government Agency Security

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U.S. Savings Bond

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U.S. Treasury

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U.S. Treasury Bill

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U.S. Treasury Bond

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U.S. Treasury Note

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U.S. Treasury Securities

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Underlying debt

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Unlimited risk

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Unlimited tax bond

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Unseasoned issue

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Uniform Securities Act

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Unemployment rate

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Unearned interest

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Uncovered call

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Unsystematic risk

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Unified Tax Credit

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Up volume

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Unit of trade

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Unit of trading

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Variable rate

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Value stock

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Value averaging

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Value investing

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Value Added Tax

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Written-down value

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With interest

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Wage price spiral

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Waiver of premium

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Widow-and-orphan stock

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W-2 Form

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W formation

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When, as, and if issued

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When issued

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X or XD

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Year-over-year

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Year-To-Date

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Yankee bond market

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Yield

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Yield burning

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Yield curve

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Yield elbow

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Yield spread

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Yield to call

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Yield to maturity

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Yield to worst

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Y shares

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Zero-coupon bond


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