Treasury

Definitions of "Treasury"

A place in which treasure is kept. noun

A place in which private or public funds are received, kept, managed, and disbursed. noun

Such funds or revenues. noun

A collection of literary or artistic treasures. noun

The department of a government in charge of the collection, management, and expenditure of the public revenue. noun

A debt security, such as a bond, issued by the US Treasury. noun

A house, room, or chest where treasure is laid up. noun

Figuratively, that wherein something precious is stored or secured; a repository. noun

Specifically, a place where the public revenues are deposited and kept, and where money is disbursed to defray the expenses of government; also, a place where the funds of an incorporated company or private society are deposited and disbursed. noun

A department of government which has control over the collection, management, and expenditure of the public revenue. See Department of the Treasury, under department. noun

The word "Treasury" in example sentences

You might consider that a routine job requirement for the secretary of the treasury is a willingness to claim that government bonds are a good investment even when he knows they are not. The Volokh Conspiracy » Is Carbon Capture a Pipe Dream?

Their defense: “We won the election, so the treasury is ours.” Think Progress » The School Safavian and Abramoff Built

They put him at last into a dungeon underground, which they called the treasury, a place into which there came no air nor light from abroad; and, which, having no doors, was closed with a great stone. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

If the treasury is actually borrowing money we are beyond fucked. Matthew Yglesias » Righting the Course

What's more, not only have many of the bailed-out banks paid back their loans, the U.S. treasury is about to get a 33% profit on its stake in Citiback as they sell off some of thier shares. McConnell tells GOP: Vote no on Wall Street bill

What's more, not only have many of the bailed-out banks paid back their loans, the U.S. treasury is about to get a 33% profit on its stake in Citiback as they sell off some of thier shares. McConnell tells GOP: Vote no on Wall Street bill

Moreover, since the US treasury is assumed to have virtually zero default risk and thus borrows at the risk-free rate, the nominal rate should be the time value of the money (the real rate) plus the nominal inflation rate, which pegs the inflation expectation the CBPP is using at near 5%. The Budget Debate, VI, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

The T.A.R.P. money that's returned to the treasury is supposed to be used for retiring our debt, or not allowing our debt to continue to rise, as it has been. State of the Union: John King's Crib Sheet for December 6

In other words, the treasury is legally obligated to provide the money to pay the benefits. Social Security Privatization, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

If they are, why are there MM funds that invest only in treasury securities? Social Security Privatization Debated, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

The treasury is empty except for the IOU's to China. Obama: Banks 'don't get it'

That ought to generate inflation plus 3%, if held in treasury securities. 3% of 33% of GDP works out to about 1% of GDP available to supplement FICA tax revenue to cover benefits. Social Security Wage vs. Price Indexing, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

To finance its deficits, the federal government began selling short-term treasury bills called GKOs. The Return

Mr. Soros called on the authorities to adopt a plan pioneered by the late Italian central banker Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa , under which the European Financial Stability Facility would buy short-term treasury bills at low interest rates from countries with troublesome debt burdens. Soros: EU Needs Euro Bonds

And where's the money going to come from to invest in new ways to increase drinkable water when all of our money in the treasury is being spent on wars, tax incentives for the corporations, bailouts, and social programs for a part of our society that the corporations basically see as dead and useless weight ... More on the Obama sellout (Jack Bog's Blog)

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