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What do eigenvalues/eigenvectors of the yield/forward rates covariance matrices mean?

I have 5 bonds (with maturities 1,2,3,4,5 years) which I calculated the yield curve for 10 days. I also calculated the forward rates from the yield rates. Now I've been told to calculate the ...
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Should portfolio be optimized by marking to the future than marking to market (excluding currencies)?

Observing the negative interest bonds in Switzerland, Denmark, GErmany the value of higher presently (credit-free) outgoing cash flows seems less important than the value of lower future (credit-free) ...
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Is inverted Japanese style curve persistent when negative rates are real / market - observed?

The time evolution of inverted curves does model / forecast a future recession and not necessarily contains the current liquidity- / credit-related aspect. The historical Japanese style inverted yield ...