Batavia Treasury Securities

By Danny Oster

Advantages

-money comes from the government, which has the ability to borrow all the money it wants

-many investors consider it one of the safest investment vehicles

-makes up the most important liquid fixed-income marketplace

-bonds are traded and sold electronically

-profitable

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Disadvantages

- the bonds have a low return of investment rate, even if you invest for a long period of time

- the government is in a lot of debt. To pay out the bonds requires them to go into more debt. The added debt must be approved by the Senate.