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United States Department of the Treasury

The department of the federal government responsible for the printing of money, the collection of taxes, the regulation of banks, and the management of public debt. Created in 1789, the U.S. Treasury issues Treasury securities, which is debt that the American government uses to pay for some of its functions. It also administers the Internal Revenue Service, which collects taxes and decides how tax laws and regulations are enforced, and the U.S. Mint, which prints and disburses currency. The Treasury Department is responsible for investigating and prosecuting certain financial crimes, such as tax evasion and counterfeiting. It is headed by the Secretary of the Treasury, who is appointed by the President with the consent of the Senate.
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We have made this proposal recognizing what is currently at stake for the United States and its automobile industry and believe it represents our contribution to a constructive solution with the United States Treasury, the Company and all of its stakeholders.
The United States Treasury Department is planning to sell off another 30 million shares in United States-based General Motors' (NYSE: GM).
To prevent a complete financial market meltdown, the Federal Reserve and the United States Treasury need to utilize additional tools to restore investors' confidence.
The Government will continue to work with Australian stakeholders to ensure that their interests are reflected in discussions with the United States Treasury and to ensure there are appropriate safeguards in any future bilateral arrangements to protect the legitimate interests of Australian citizens.
The Fund's investment objective is to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of an index that tracks the 1-3 month sector of the United States Treasury Bill market.
5 percent, with the purchase of interests held by Canada and the United States treasury.
The 2-Year CMT is the one week average yield on 2-year United States Treasury securities at "constant maturity" as estimated from the United States Treasury's weekly yield curve and published in the latest H.
In May 2006, Titan announced the United States Treasury Department formally conceded the legal dispute over federal excise taxes on long-distance service.
The United States Treasury has agreed to sell its remaining six percent share in Chrysler to Fiat for USD500m.
The plaque features the Great Seal of the United States and the seal of the United States Treasury.
The United States Treasury stated that it will receive an additional USD60m, as part of a contract for Fiat to acquire the government's rights to buy a union trust fund's stake in Chrysler.
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