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Secretary of the Treasury

In the United States, the head of the Department of the Treasury, which is responsible for the printing of money, the collection of taxes, the regulation of banks and the management of public debt. He/she is appointed by the president with the consent of the Senate.
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The Global 2034 issue at the beginning of the year was very well received, with low interest rates," says Joaquim Levy, Brazil's treasury secretary, referring to a 30-year bond sold a year ago that carried a spread of 376 basis points over U.
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The Treasury Secretary may elect to terminate the federal terrorism insurance by Dec.