Treasury Bonds Definition

Learn the definition of treasury bonds and other ETF terminology from the glossary.

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Treasury Bonds represent fixed-income securities issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Renowned for their safety and reliability, Treasury Bonds serve as a core component in diversified investment portfolios. Treasury Bond ETFs offer investors exposure to these government-backed debt instruments, providing a reliable income stream through periodic interest payments. Beyond income, Treasury Bonds are sought after as a haven during market volatility, exemplifying stability in uncertain times. By incorporating Treasury Bond ETFs, investors can balance risk and return, leveraging these fixed-income instruments to achieve a well-rounded and resilient investment strategy.

Related Terms

Exchange-Traded Fund, Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS)

ETF Glossary is’s collection of key terms and definitions related to exchange-traded funds. ETFs are investment funds that are traded on stock exchanges, and they can encompass a wide range of asset classes, including stocks, bonds, commodities and more. Given the diverse range of ETFs and the complexity of financial markets, having a clear understanding of ETF-related terminology is instrumental for investors looking to make informed decisions, manage risks effectively and navigate the evolving landscape of ETF investments.