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See also: treasury



Short for Treasury Department (or Department of the Treasury), or for Treasury bond.


Treasury (plural Treasurys) (in sense 2)

  1. A government department responsible for the collection, management, and expenditure of public revenue.
  2. A bond (security) issued by such a department, in particular the United States Department of the Treasury.
    • 2016 December 26, Scott Minerd, “A Contrarian's View on Inflation Fears”, in The New York Times[1]:
      As the Fed moves to adjust for faster growth, shorter-maturity Treasurys will be more vulnerable to further price declines while the risk of a sudden spike in inflation will diminish.