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Financial terms starting with "G"

1. Grantor-Retained Unitrust

2. General Account

3. GD

4. Goods Having Left The Country By Road (other Than Goods In Transit By Road Throughout)

5. gauging block

6. generational accounting

7. glass cutter

8. Gross Output

9. gypsum board

10. globe valve

11. gang

12. gypsum sheathing

13. Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)

14. Gibbons V. Ogden (1824)

15. gross national income (GNI)

16. Greek Drachma

17. geographical (coverage territory) limitations

18. Guidelines

19. grant deed

20. Group rotation

21. GTQ

22. gap financing

23. gray paper

24. Grass Roots

25. Gain

26. general damages

27. gang drilling

28. Gross Registered Tonnes (GRT)

29. Generation X

30. Generalised Edit And Imputation System (GEIS)

31. Generic

32. Gross Annuity Cost

33. Growth manager

34. Green Belt

35. garden apartment

36. grounding electrode

37. Guest Statute

38. Grade (in School Education)

39. Gypsy Swaps

40. green lumber

41. grillage

42. Generic prices

43. Genetic Algorithms

44. grate

45. Geometric Distribution

46. gross loss reserves

47. General Trade System

48. gross real estate asset value

49. Gone To The Wall

50. government lot

51. grade beam

52. grab bar

53. Go Motion

54. Gap Analysis

55. group annuity

56. Gips

57. GM

58. general equilibrium

59. gradually

60. Gerard J. Arpey

61. general supervision

62. gross yield

63. Greened Economy Modelling

64. Gross Sector Output

65. girt strip

66. going short

67. granny flats

68. Gearing (AKA leverage)

69. gravity warm air heating system

70. gypsum formboard

71. Great Depression

72. Guarantee

73. go back on

74. ground wire

75. Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 (GLBA)

76. growth market

77. general purpose circuit

78. Golden Rule

79. Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA)

80. general meeting

81. Grantor-Retained Annuity Trust

82. Gold Reserve

83. georgian style

84. greenmail exclusion

85. gap in title

86. granny flat

87. GEIS

88. Guaranteed Investment Certificate

89. gross receipts or mileage, auto

90. Gross Value Added

91. GUST restatement

92. Goods Unloaded (from Inland Waterways Transport)

93. Goods Carried By Rail

94. Good Til Canceled

95. greenboard

96. green wood

97. Growth opportunity

98. Gross Catch (in Acquatic Resources Accounts)

99. Gross Saving

100. Government Sector

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U.S. Treasury Securities

Categories: Bonds and Treasuries,

Negotiable U.S. Government debt obligations, backed by its full faith and credit. Exempt from state and local taxes. U.S. treasury securities are issued by the U.S. government in order to pay for government projects. The money paid out for a treasury bond is essentially a loan to the government. As with any loan, repayment of principal is accompanied by a specified interest rate. These bonds are guaranteed by the "full faith and credit" of the U.S. government, meaning that they are extremely low risk (since the government can simply print money to pay back the loan). Additionally, interest earned on U.S. treasury securities is exempt from state and local taxes. Federal taxes, however, are still due on the earned interest. The government sells U.S. treasury securities by auction in the primary market, but they are marketable securities and therefore can be purchased through a broker in the very active secondary market. A broker will charge a fee for such a transaction, but the government charges no fee to participate in auctions. Prices on the secondary market and at auction are determined by interest rates. U.S. treasury securities issued today are not callable, so they will continue to accrue interest until the maturity date. One possible downside to U.S. treasury securities is that if interest rates increase during the term of the bond, the money invested will be earning less interest than it could earn elsewhere. Accordingly, the resale value of the bond will decrease as well. Because there is almost no risk of default by the government, the return on treasury bonds is relatively low, and a high inflation rate can erase most of the gains by reducing the value of the principal and interest payments. There are three types of securities issued by the u.s. treasury (bonds, bills, and notes), which are distinguished by the amount of time from the initial sale of the bond to maturity. also called Treasuries.

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