T-bills

  1. How Risk Free Is The Risk-Free Rate Of Return?

    How Risk Free Is The Risk-Free Rate Of Return?

    This rate is rarely questioned - unless the economy falls into disarray.
  2. Introduction to Treasury Securities

    Introduction to Treasury Securities

    Purchasing bonds that are backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government ...
  3. The Basics Of The T-Bill

    The Basics Of The T-Bill

    The U.S. government has two primary methods of raising capital. One is by taxing ...
  4. The History Of The T-Bill Auction

    The History Of The T-Bill Auction

    Learn how the U.S. found the perfect solution to its debt problems and ended up creating ...
  5. Breaking Down The TSP Investment Funds

    Breaking Down The TSP Investment Funds

    For investors seeking growth, income AND capital preservation, the Thrift Savings ...
  6. How The U.S. Government Formulates Monetary Policy

    How The U.S. Government Formulates Monetary Policy

    Learn about the tools the Fed uses to influence interest rates and general economic ...
  1. How do open market operations affect the U.S. money supply?

    Formulating a country's monetary policy is extremely important when it comes to promoting sustainable economic growth. More ...
  2. The interest rate used to define the “risk-free” rate of return is the

    a. discount rate.b. 90-day Treasury bill rate.c. five-year Treasury note rate.d. federal funds rate. Answers: bThe 90-day ...
  3. Why are the bid prices of T-bills higher than the ask prices? Aren't bids supposed ...

    Yes, you are correct that the ask price of a security should typically be higher than the bid price. This is because people ...
  4. Why do commercial bills have higher yields than T-bills?

    The reason that commercial bills have higher yields than T-bills is due to the varying credit quality of each bill type. ...
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