Interest Rate Futures

  1. The World Turned Upside Down

    Learn why governments may be getting ready to loosen up.
  2. Another Reason Rates are Likely to Be Lower for ...

    The Federal Reserve (Fed) has suggested it’s likely to remain on hold for the near ...
  3. Three Convicted in LIBOR Rigging Scandal

    A jury in London has found guilty three former Barclays traders of rigging the key ...
  4. Why the Fed’s Job is All the More Complicated

    The Fed revealed that it will take a more dovish approach to normalizing its federal ...
  5. Not Wailing, but Shrugging

    Learn about how bottom-up is back as the markets take big macro data in stride.
  6. Yield-Hungry Investors Are Smitten with the U.S.

    Global demand for yield is good for U.S. investment grade fixed income, but what ...
  1. Goldman Sachs Expects Three Rate Hikes in 2016 ...

    Explore the factors surrounding the Fed's recent decision to forgo raising interest ...
  2. 3 High-Yield Investment Grade Stocks You Should ...

    Discover three high-yield investment-grade stocks for income and appreciation. Interest ...
  3. Why BBA LIBOR Was Replaced By ICE LIBOR

    We track the reason behind the change in LIBOR's prefix from BBA to ICE.
  4. How Are Interest Rates Affecting Annaly Cap Mgmt?

    Annaly Capital Management reported a net loss of $658 million thanks to the mortgage ...
  1. Why are the term structure of interest rates indicative of future interest rates?

    Learn why economists believe the term structure for interest rates reflects investor expectations for future interest rates ...
  2. How does the risk of investing in the utilities sector compare to the broader market?

    Learn about the risks of investing in the utilities sector compared to the broader market. Utilities are less exposed to ...
  3. Is the banking sector subject to any seasonal trends?

    Explore the unexpected seasonal trends that can be discerned regarding the banking industry and the financial services sector ...
  4. How big is the derivatives market?

    Examine the potential size of the total derivatives market, and learn how different calculations can reduce the estimate ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Duration

    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
  2. Dove

    An economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that ...
  3. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  4. Front Running

    The unethical practice of a broker trading an equity based on information from the analyst department before his or her clients ...
  5. After-Hours Trading - AHT

    Trading after regular trading hours on the major exchanges. The increasing popularity of electronic communication networks ...
  6. Omnibus Account

    An account between two futures merchants (brokers). It involves the transaction of individual accounts which are combined ...
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