Interest Rate Futures

  1. What A Rate Hike May Mean For Stocks

    By the end of the year, investors will likely be contending with the first Federal ...
  2. The Case For Stocks Today

    Last week, U.S. equities advanced with the S&P 500 Index notching new records. Investors ...
  3. Why You May Want To Be (And Stay) In Bonds

    Bonds are complicated, and it’s easy to feel intimidated or confused. Fortunately, ...
  4. What More Volatility Means For Momentum Stocks

    One byproduct of the recent tick higher in bond yields: a meaningful rise in volatility ...
  5. Using Excel PV Function to compute Bonds PV

    To determine the value of a bond today - for a fixed principal (par value) to be ...
  6. Why The U.S. Economy Is Ready For Liftoff

    Though the U.S. economy is once again underperforming expectations, as it has for ...
  1. Why BBA LIBOR Was Replaced By ICE LIBOR

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

    Annaly Capital Management reported a net loss of $658 million thanks to the mortgage ...
  1. How big is the derivatives market?

    Examine the potential size of the total derivatives market, and learn how different calculations can reduce the estimate ...
  2. Which is a better metric, modified duration or Macaulay duration?

    Learn why the modified duration is a more useful metric than the Macaulay duration, and understand how the measures are different ...
  3. How does the Fisher effect illustrate returns on bonds?

    Learn how the Fisher effect shows the impact of expected future increases in inflation on the prices of bonds and their interest ...
  4. How do changes in interest rates affect M2?

    Learn about the effects of changes in interest rates on M2. M2 includes M1 and other less-liquid short-term investments that ...
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