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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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The ETNs and their exchange/indicative value ticker symbols are as follows: iPath US Treasury 5-year Bull ETN (DFVL); iPath US Treasury 5-year Bear ETN (DFVS); iPath US Treasury Long Bond Bull ETN (DLBL); iPath US Treasury Long Bond Bear ETN (DLBS); iPath US Treasury 2-year Bull ETN (DTUL); iPath US Treasury 2-year Bear ETN (DTUS); iPath US Treasury 10-year Bull ETN (DTYL); iPath US Treasury 10-year Bear ETN (DTYS); iPath US Treasury Flattener ETN (FLAT); and iPath US Treasury Steepener ETN (STPP).
30%, Benchmark: BNP Paribas US Treasury Note 10y Future Index.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Total foreign holdings of the US Treasury securities continued to rise in February, indicating rising international demand for American government debt, the US Treasury Department said.
TOKYO, Jan 20 (KUNA) -- China cut its holdings of US Treasury bonds to the lowest level in 16 month in November in a step that would continue the diversification of the country's foreign exchange reserves amid global uncertainties, the state-run China Daily reported Friday.
Center Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ: CNBC), the parent company to Union, New Jersey-based Union Centre National Bank (UNCB), has said that it has repurchased the warrants issued to the US Treasury on January 12, 2009 as part of its participation in the US Treasury's TARP Capital Purchase Programme.
Several other elements play a role, such as  the traditional safe-haven role of US Treasury securities,  the risk of default, growth and/or inflation prospects, the reserve currency role,  and  the liquidity and size of a market," he said.
Until the first of the year, it was in AARP GNMA and US Treasury fund.
The US Treasury Department's CDFI Fund also joined in supporting the merger with a large grant announced in August of this year.
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