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An auction is a process of buying and selling goods or services by offering them up for bid, taking bids, and then selling the item to the highest bidder.
The Bank of England, formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, is the central bank of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the model on which most modern central banks have been based.
The Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service) is an agency of the United States federal government whose mission is to promote the financial integrity and operational efficiency of the U.S. government through exceptional accounting, financing, collections, payments, and shared services.
The Bureau of the Public Debt was an agency within the Fiscal Service of the United States Department of the Treasury.
The Chiasso financial smuggling case began on June 3, 2009 near Chiasso, Switzerland (near the Swiss/Italian border), when Sezione Operativa Territoriale di Chiasso in collaboration with officers of Italian customs/financial military police (Guardia di Finanza) detained two suspects (who appeared to be Japanese nationals in their 50s) who had attempted to enter Switzerland with a suitcase in their possession with a false bottom containing what at first appeared to be U.S. Treasury Bonds worth $134.5 billion.
Consols (originally short for consolidated annuities, but subsequently taken to mean consolidated stock) was a name given to certain government debt issues in the form of perpetual bonds, redeemable at the option of the government.
A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the price level of of and purchased by households.
Basis (or cost basis), as used in United States tax law, is the original cost of property, adjusted for factors such as depreciation.
A coupon payment on a bond is the annual interest payment that the bondholder receives from the bond's issue date until it matures.
A CUSIP is a nine-character alphanumeric code that identifies a North American financial security for the purposes of facilitating clearing and settlement of trades.
Discounting is a financial mechanism in which a debtor obtains the right to delay payments to a creditor, for a defined period of time, in exchange for a charge or fee.
A Federal Reserve Bank is a regional bank of the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States.
Federal Reserve Notes, also United States banknotes or U.S. banknotes, are the banknotes currently used in the United States of America.
A government bond or sovereign bond is a bond issued by a national government, generally with a promise to pay periodic interest payments and to repay the face value on the maturity date.
Government debt (also known as public interest, public debt, national debt and sovereign debt) is the debt owed by a government.
A government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) is a type of financial services corporation created by the United States Congress.
In economics, inflation is a sustained increase in price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.
Daily inflation-indexed bonds (also known as inflation-linked bonds or colloquially as linkers) are bonds where the principal is indexed to inflation or deflation on a daily basis in terms of the official Daily CPI or monetized daily indexed unit of account like the Unidad de Fomento in Chile and the Real Value unit of Colombia.
An institutional investor is an entity which pools money to purchase securities, real property, and other investment assets or originate loans.
Interest is payment from a borrower or deposit-taking financial institution to a lender or depositor of an amount above repayment of the principal sum (i.e., the amount borrowed), at a particular rate.
An IOU (abbreviated from the phrase "I owe you") is usually an informal document acknowledging debt.
A Liberty bond (or liberty loan) was a war bond that was sold in the United States to support the allied cause in World War I. Subscribing to the bonds became a symbol of patriotic duty in the United States and introduced the idea of financial securities to many citizens for the first time.
In business, economics or investment, market liquidity is a market's feature whereby an individual or firm can quickly purchase or sell an asset without causing a drastic change in the asset's price.
In finance, maturity or maturity date refers to the final payment date of a loan or other financial instrument, at which point the principal (and all remaining interest) is due to be paid.
In microeconomic theory, the opportunity cost, also known as alternative cost, is the value (not a benefit) of the choice in terms of the best alternative while making a decision.
Par value, in finance and accounting, means stated value or face value.
A pension fund, also known as a superannuation fund in some countries, is any plan, fund, or scheme which provides retirement income.
A primary dealer is a firm that buys government securities directly from a government, with the intention of reselling them to others, thus acting as a market maker of government securities.
Pro rata is an adverb or adjective, meaning in proportion.
Quantitative easing (QE), also known as large-scale asset purchases, is an expansionary monetary policy whereby a central bank buys predetermined amounts of government bonds or other financial assets in order to stimulate the economy and increase liquidity.
Reinvestment risk is one of the main genres of financial risk.
Risk is the potential of gaining or losing something of value.
A savings stamp is a stamp issued by a government or other body to enable small amounts of money to be saved over time to accumulate a larger capital sum.
The secondary market, also called the aftermarket and follow on public offering is the financial market in which previously issued financial instruments such as stock, bonds, options, and futures are bought and sold.
A security is a tradable financial asset.
Single-price auctions are a pricing method in securities auctions that give all participants to issue the same purchase price.
The strong dollar policy is the United States economic policy based on the assumption that a strong exchange rate of the United States dollar is in the interests of the United States and the whole world.
Subscription refers to the process of investors signing up and committing to invest in a financial instrument, before the actual closing of the purchase.
Treasury Note may refer to any of the following obligations of the United States or United Kingdom.
TreasuryDirect is a website run by the Bureau of the Fiscal Service under the United States Department of the Treasury that allows US individual investors to purchase Treasury securities such as T-Bills and others directly from the U.S. government.
The U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a set of consumer price indices calculated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
The Department of the Treasury (USDT) is an executive department and the treasury of the United States federal government.
U.S. savings bonds are debt securities issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to help pay for the U.S. government's borrowing needs.
War bonds are debt securities issued by a government to finance military operations and other expenditure in times of war.
The United States War Revenue Act of 1917 greatly increased federal income tax rates while simultaneously lowering exemptions.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
In finance, the yield curve is a curve showing several yields or interest rates across different contract lengths (2 month, 2 year, 20 year, etc....) for a similar debt contract.
The yield to maturity (YTM), book yield or redemption yield of a bond or other fixed-interest security, such as gilts, is the (theoretical) internal rate of return (IRR, overall interest rate) earned by an investor who buys the bond today at the market price, assuming that the bond is held until maturity, and that all coupon and principal payments are made on schedule.
A zero-coupon bond (also discount bond or deep discount bond) is a bond where the face value is repaid at the time of maturity.
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