3003, 2015

What is a Yield Curve?

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In finance, the yield curve is a curve showing several yields, or interest rates, across different maturity durations for a similar debt instrument. The curve shows risk relationships between shorter term bonds and longer term bonds as relates to the interest rate. Risk refers to the time value of the bond, and by definition, longer […]

3003, 2015

UST Curve 3-29-2015

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The first quarter of 2015 is only several days from completion. Looking at the yields above, it appears that the bond market was pretty calm during the quarter with slightly lower rates on the longer end of the curve. However, anything could be further from reality as the markets experienced unprecedented volatility throughout the quarter, […]