10-Year Treasury Note

10-Year Treasury Note
A debt obligation issued by the U.S. Treasury that has a term of more than one year, but not more than 10 years.

Treasury notes bear a stated interest rate, and the owner receives semi-annual interest payments.

Treasury bills are short-term obligations with a term of one year or less and Treasury bonds have a term of greater than 10 years.

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