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How to buy treasury bonds, one of the safest ways to invest for income

Treasury bonds, or Treasuries, are debt instruments issued by the US government. Treasury bonds can be bought directly from the government’s TreasuryDirect website, or via a brokerage or bank. Treasury bonds are prized by income-seeking investors because they are low-risk and highly liquid; however, they don’t pay the highest interest […]
How to buy treasury bonds, one of the safest ways to invest for income
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The US is seriously considering issuing ultra-long bonds of up to 100 years — but Wall Street might not have the appetite for them

The Trump administration is contemplating issuing ultra-long bonds with 50 or 100 year maturities, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Bloomberg News in an interview late Wednesday. Mnuchin said Trump administration officials are completing an intensive review of the debt option, and that’s its under “very serious consideration.” The Treasury might […]
The US is seriously considering issuing ultra-long bonds of up to 100 years — but Wall Street might not have the appetite for them