30Y

30Y Breakevens Spike Above 16 Year Downtrend After Yellen Says "Will Explore 50-Year"

It isn’t the first time an ultra-long duration bond has been discussed by the Treasury, and it also certainly won’t be the last time, but moments ago long end of the curve slumped, and the 5s30s steepened to session wides, after Janet Yellen said during her Senate confirmation hearing she’ll look into the possibility of…

Record Big 30Y Auction Tails Despite Rebound In Foreign Demand

A record refunding week just concluded when the Treasury sold $27 billion in 30Y bonds – which as with this week’s 3Y and 10Y auctions, was the largest amount of 30Y paper ever sold by the US Treasury at one time. The auction stopped at 1.680%, tailing the When Issued by 0.6bps, and the highest…

Schizophrenic Paradox Emerges In S&P, 30Y Bond Futures

An apparent paradox is emerging in the world of futures positioning. According to the latest CFTC Commitment of Traders data, after being stuck in a tight range for much of 2020, speculative investors boosted bullish wagers on S&P emini futures to the highest level in almost two years, a that most professional investors saw the…