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An account held in the name of a decedent that is administered by an executor or administrator of the estate.
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Though Platinum Community Bank
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It’s All About Housing
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Can’t possibly explain this just yet. Here are the figures from the 4 week or 28 day Treasury Bill auction.
Allocation at the High 82.27%
Offering Amt 30.0 billion Announce Date 12-08-2008
Auction Date 12-09-2008 Issue Date 12-11-2008
Maturity Date 01-08-2009 Dated Date n/a
Auction Format SINGLE PRICE
Total Tendered $128,455,438,500 Total Accepted $32,420,952,400
Issue Date: 12-11-2008
Maturity Date: 01-08-2009
Discount Rate: 0.000
Investment Rate: 0.000
Price Per $100.00: 100.000000