U.S. Treasury Bond


A negotiable, coupon-bearing debt obligation issued by the U.S. government and backed by its full faith and credit, having a maturity of more than 7 years. Interest is paid semi-annually. U.S. Treasury Bonds are exempt from state and local taxes. These securities have the longest maturity of any bond issued by the U.S. Treasury, from 10 to 30 years. The 30-year bond is also called the "long bond." Denominations range from $1000 to $1 million. U.S. Treasury Bonds pay interest every 6 months at a fixed coupon rate. These bonds are not callable, but some older U.S. Treasury Bonds available on the secondary market are callable within five years of the maturity date. also called Treasury bond or T-bond.

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The U.s. treasury bond was important to us and we all had a hard time figuring out all of the intricacies that were part of it.

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My children have received the U.S. Treasury Bond for several years as a gift from their grandparents, ensuring they will have some financial security after the bonds have matured.

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The grandparents decided to buy their grandchildren U.S. Treasury Bonds as gifts for their birthdays and holidays as it would be something they could use when they were older.

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