Study Question of the Week: May 1, 2013 Edition

This week’s study question from the Solomon Online Exam Simulator question database is now available. Relevant to the Series 6, Series 7, Series 62, Series 65, Series 66, Series 79, and Series 82. –ANSWER POSTED– Continue reading

This week’s study question from the Solomon Online Exam Simulator question database is now available.

Question (Relevant to the Series 6Series 7Series 62Series 65Series 66, Series 79, and Series 82):

Which of the following Treasury securities does not pay interest semi-annually?


A. T-bills

B. T-notes

C. T-bonds


Correct Answer: A

Rationale: Treasury bills, or T-bills are issued at a discount from the par value (face value) and the interest payment is paid one time, on maturity, and it is the difference between the par value and the purchase price. T-notes, T-bonds and TIPS pay interest semi-annually (twice a year).

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