Investor Glossary-us treasury noteInvestor Glossary-us treasury noteInvestor Glossary-us treasury noteInvestor Glossary-us treasury noteInsightful stock market charts - Click here
investor
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

US Treasury Note

The HTML to link to this page
 

A US Treasury note is a government bond sold by the United States Treasury to pay for its various operations and other expenses. A US Treasury note is marketable, meaning that it can be sold to other investors after it is purchased. The interest rate on a US Treasury note is fixed, and its maturity is one to ten years. A US Treasury note pays interest to its holders every six months. The ten-year US Treasury note is often used as an indicator of the health of the US government bond market, as well as a base for setting mortgage interest rates. The US Treasury note is a close relative of the US Treasury bill and the US Treasury bond.



Rate this US Treasury Note definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day


Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.


Popular Terms: 1035 exchange, phantom income, command economy, diluted share, LIBOR, per diem, ex-dividend date, debt service coverage, cancelled check, Zero Cost Collar, dividends payable, implied volatility, 1031 exchange, labor relations, 144a, covered put, irrevocable trust, class C shares, quality assurance, liquidity ratio, annual return, deferred tax, margin rate, reverse mortgage, deferred revenue, inflation, stock market close, limit order, retained earnings, VIX, current ratio, FTSE, Key Rate Duration, balance sheet, APR, required rate of return, stock split, FICO score, 401a, minority interest, open position, real GDP, option premium, wholly-owned subsidiary, risk management, ex-dividend, in escrow, average price per share, EBITDA


Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Investor Glossary | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2016 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use