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tre zhuh ree

  • n  the funds of a government or institution or individual
  • n  the government department responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues
  • n  negotiable debt obligations of the United States government which guarantees that interest and principal payments will be paid on time
  • n  the British cabinet minister responsible for economic strategy
  • n  the federal department that collects revenue and administers federal finances; the Treasury Department was created in 1789
  • n  a depository (a room or building) where wealth and precious objects can be kept safely
News & Articles

  • Treasury's Lew Speaks at Clinton Global Initiative
    June 13 (Bloomberg) -- Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew speaks about the U.S. economy, fiscal cuts and immigration policy. He speaks with former President Bill Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in Chicago today. (Courtesy: Clinton Global Initiative.
    June 14, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Treasury 30-Year Bonds May Yield 3.324% at Auction, Survey Says
    The Treasury’s $13 billion sale of 30-year bonds may draw a yield of 3.324 percent, the highest since March 2012, according to the average forecast in a Bloomberg News survey of eight of the Federal Reserve’s 21 primary dealers.
    June 13, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Treasury Yields May Rise to 2.4% Before Fed Meeting, Mizuho Says
    Treasury 10-year yields may climb to 2.4 percent before Federal Reserve policy makers meet June 18-19, especially if reports today on U.S. jobless claims and retail sales show improvement, according to Steven Ricchiuto at Mizuho Securities USA Inc.
    June 13, 2013 - Bloomberg

  • Barack Obama in Salon
    In the last six months, AIG has received substantial sums from the US Treasury,Obama said. "And I've asked [the Treasury Department] to use that leverage and pursue every single legal avenue to block these bonuses and make the American...
  • John McCain in Bloomberg
    I would order the secretary of Treasury to immediately buy up the bad home-loan mortgages in America and renegotiate at the new value of those homes,McCain said tonight during their second debate, a town hall-style forum at Belmont University...
  • Ben Bernanke in Reuters
    In collaboration with our colleagues at the Treasury, we continue to carefully monitor developments in foreign exchange markets,Bernanke said, citing worry about inflation and also signaling limits to official tolerance of the dollar's fall.

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