Washington asks Wall Street if it wants super long-term debt - News and Current Events | futures io social day trading
futures io futures trading


Washington asks Wall Street if it wants super long-term debt
Updated: Views / Replies:112 / 0
Created: by kbit Attachments:0

Welcome to futures io.

(If you already have an account, login at the top of the page)

futures io is the largest futures trading community on the planet, with over 90,000 members. At futures io, our goal has always been and always will be to create a friendly, positive, forward-thinking community where members can openly share and discuss everything the world of trading has to offer. The community is one of the friendliest you will find on any subject, with members going out of their way to help others. Some of the primary differences between futures io and other trading sites revolve around the standards of our community. Those standards include a code of conduct for our members, as well as extremely high standards that govern which partners we do business with, and which products or services we recommend to our members.

At futures io, our focus is on quality education. No hype, gimmicks, or secret sauce. The truth is: trading is hard. To succeed, you need to surround yourself with the right support system, educational content, and trading mentors Ė all of which you can find on futures io, utilizing our social trading environment.

With futures io, you can find honest trading reviews on brokers, trading rooms, indicator packages, trading strategies, and much more. Our trading review process is highly moderated to ensure that only genuine users are allowed, so you donít need to worry about fake reviews.

We are fundamentally different than most other trading sites:
  • We are here to help. Just let us know what you need.
  • We work extremely hard to keep things positive in our community.
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendors advertising in posts.
  • We firmly believe in and encourage sharing. The holy grail is within you, we can help you find it.
  • We expect our members to participate and become a part of the community. Help yourself by helping others.

You'll need to register in order to view the content of the threads and start contributing to our community.  It's free and simple.

-- Big Mike, Site Administrator

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 

Washington asks Wall Street if it wants super long-term debt

  #1 (permalink)
Elite Member
Aurora, Il USA
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: TradeStation
Favorite Futures: futures
 
kbit's Avatar
 
Posts: 5,872 since Nov 2010
Thanks: 3,301 given, 3,332 received

Washington asks Wall Street if it wants super long-term debt

The U.S. Treasury asked big Wall Street brokerages on Friday if Washington should start borrowing money over extremely long periods, a move that would potentially help the government capitalize on current low interest rates.

The Treasury released a quarterly questionnaire it circulates among large financial institutions that asked if it should "consider issuing a security with a maturity greater than 30 years."

Borrowing over longer terms helps insulate governments from future increases in interest rates. Sovereign bonds with a 50-year duration are not common, although China and Britain issue them.

Some analysts think Treasury is likely to hear requests for 50-year bonds.

"It makes sense because there is a lack of long-duration assets and there is a lot of interest among insurers," said Guy LeBas, chief fixed income strategist with Janney Montgomery Scott in Philadelphia.

The Treasury's query does not amount to a plan to start borrowing under those terms, an official from the department told journalists. The longest-term debt currently issued by America's federal government must be paid back after 30 years.

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the Treasury wanted to gauge interest in ultra long-term securities after Canada issued a 50-year bond in April.

He said the Treasury was just curious about Wall Street's perspective on the demand for such long-duration products.

The U.S. government has borrowed at exceptionally low interest rates since the country's deep 2007-09 recession.

Washington asks Wall Street if it wants super long-term debt | Reuters

Reply With Quote

Reply



futures io > > > > Washington asks Wall Street if it wants super long-term debt

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Upcoming Webinars and Events (4:30PM ET unless noted)

Jigsaw Trading: TBA

Elite only

FuturesTrader71: TBA

Elite only

NinjaTrader: TBA

Jan 18

RandBots: TBA

Jan 23

GFF Brokers & CME Group: Futures & Bitcoin

Elite only

Adam Grimes: TBA

Elite only

Ran Aroussi: TBA

Elite only
     

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Street Worries Washington Will Wreck Economy Quick Summary News and Current Events 0 December 11th, 2012 09:40 AM
My Journey to Become Profitable Long Term Allistah Trading Journals 18 October 26th, 2012 07:12 PM
Italian Bond Yields Fall in Key Auction of Long-Term Debt Quick Summary News and Current Events 0 February 28th, 2012 08:00 AM
Wall Street Would Be Hit Hard By a Long Federal Shutdown Quick Summary News and Current Events 0 April 7th, 2011 07:10 PM
Can Yen Intervention Work in the Long Term? Quick Summary News and Current Events 0 March 18th, 2011 05:50 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:00 PM.

Copyright © 2017 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, +507 833-9432, info@futures.io
All information is for educational use only and is not investment advice.
There is a substantial risk of loss in trading commodity futures, stocks, options and foreign exchange products. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
no new posts
Page generated 2017-12-17 in 0.06 seconds with 19 queries on phoenix via your IP 54.226.34.209