: a U.S. treasury note

Examples of T-bill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That means getting out of T-bills and money markets and buying investment grade corporate bonds or even funds that hold below investment-grade securities. Michelle Fox, CNBC, 10 July 2024 Yields aren’t the only consideration when choosing among T-bills, CDs and money-market funds. Steve Garmhausen, wsj.com, 15 Sep. 2023 Short-term loans are called Treasury bills or T-bills, medium-term loans are called Treasury notes, and longer-term loans are called Treasury bonds. Brad Case, Forbes, 3 May 2023 So even if the yield on a CD may be a bit higher, on an after-tax basis the T-bill might net you more. Jeanne Sahadi, CNN, 3 May 2023 If your bid gets accepted, your T-bill will show up in your Treasury Direct account. Becca Stanek, The Week, 21 Apr. 2023 In times of uncertainty, global money rushes into U.S dollars, buying T-bills. Terry Savage, Chicago Tribune, 19 Apr. 2023

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Word History



First Known Use

1973, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of T-bill was in 1973

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“T-bill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/T-bill. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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