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Expected return on treasury basis trades

There have been a lot of articles on Treasury basis trades. What types of levels are targeted in this trade? Am I correct in seeing that the basis seems to be less than 10 cents in the dollar so ...
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Long Bond & Interest Rate Futures Hedge - is it carry negative?

The situation is the following : A bank treasury book, finances its cash bond liquidity portfolio at Euribor 3m flat. The Euribor curve is deeply inverted. The bank invests in bonds with a positive ...
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Explanation for a Data from Treasury Direct

I am dealing with a treasury data from TreasuryDirect. Due to the lack of documentation, I am having a hard time understand the meaning of the variables. It would be great help if anyone can share any ...
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Computing treasury note/bond prices from yield

I wanted to make sure my calculation of the US treasury note/bond price is correct. Since T-notes and bonds pay coupons twice a year, let \begin{eqnarray} F &=& \rm{face\_value} = 100 \\ y &...
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Carry/slide on Treasury CTD basis position

I'm trying to understand whether a long CTD basis position needs to incorporate slide/roll when computing basis net of carry (BNOC). I am told the answer is no but I am not sure why. I am well aware ...
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Why are long 2 year Treasury futures (ZT) trading at negative carry?

The 2 year Treasury note yields ~4.9% in the cash market as of 29 Aug 2023. Assume implied cost of financing of 5.5% pa (3 month T-bill rate) to finance a long futures position. This results in a ...
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How to compute Bloomberg T-Bill yield in BXT? [duplicate]

could any kind soul explain how are the Discount and Yield computed? Also, do they refer to “Discount Yield (daycount Act/360)” and “Yield (daycount Act/365)” respectively? Thank you!
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Gross Basis - Bond Futures

Just want to confirm - Gross Basis for Bond A, deliverable into a Future: Gross Basis [A] = Clean Price [A] - Futures Price x CF [A] where CF [A] = Conversion factor of Bond A. Is this due to: Gross ...
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Why is Bloomberg showing difference yields than US Dept of Treasury

I am using historical 30yr US treasury rates for a project. When I downloaded the rates from Bloomberg by queuing the history of the USGG30YR index, I found the numbers different from what US ...
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what is the rationale behind CTD (Cheapest to Deliver) mechanism in bond futures

why doesn't futures contract just stipulate a specific contract to be delivered. Is it because the futures seller cannot readily buy specific bond contracts?
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Bloomberg FWCM vs FWCV

I'm helping my team to project 90-day T-bill forward rates. I have two options: using FWCM or FWCV in Bloomberg. My team has used FWCM. Today I opened FWCV and found that the rates for the same curve (...
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US Treasury: Calculating Price from Yield [closed]

I'm trying to get the basics of bonds by going from yield to price (and vice-versa hopefully). What I want to do is from publicly available source go from the treasury bond yield to the price. So for ...
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Negative Accrued for treasury bonds?

I am looking at some spreadsheets that show the US treasury bonds have some negative accrued. Why would that be the case? Shouldn't bond accruals always be positive?
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high coupon and low coupon treasury

for treasury off the run bonds, in general, does the market prefer high coupon or low coupon bonds ? How about for credit bonds ?
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Difference between US FED interest on reserve and EFFR?

Can anyone explain the difference between THE US Federal reserve interest on reserve balances (IRRBIOER) and effective fed funds rate (EFFR)? IRRBIOER is currently at 0.9% and EFFR 0.83%. There seems ...
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Is High Treasury yield a bullish signal to stock market?

Conventionally, when 10Y T yield is up, investors run away from growth stock, and vice versa, as it affect the risk free rate, and caused changes to their DCF model. I am here trying to breakdown the ...
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What can be used to replace the Libor - OIS indicator in assessing fear in money markets?

Libor is dead and used to be uncollateralised. Libor-OIS was a useful indicator to measure the spread between risk free (central bank e.g. Fed funds) rate and the interbank lending rate. For example ...
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Is there anyone trading Then-Current Treasury Forward?

The treasury forward traded for those on-the-run or off-the-run makes sense. You simply trying to hedge the treasury bond already issued by calculating the forward price of the bond. I was wondering ...