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National Debt Glossary

No one. Interest is the price of credit and, as in any competitive market, prices are determined by supply and demand. The Federal Reserve — the nation's central bank — auctions the securities on behalf of the U.S. Treasury. The securities go to the highest bidders.

SOURCE: Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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