Treasury bills


Securities issued by the U.S. government. T-bills normally have fixed terms; that is, the purchaser cannot take possession of the accrued interest for a fixed period of time after purchase. T-bills are auctioned by the Treasury each week; the auction determines the six-month interest rate.

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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