Long bonds

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Long bonds

Bonds with a long current maturity. The "long bond" is the 30-year US Treasury bond.

Long Bonds

A bond with a long time until maturity, often defined as more than two years. This is also called a long coupon.
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The depressed level of long-bond yields in the US reflects not so much expectations of muted US growth to come, but rather the deflationary forces at work in Europe impacting the US outlook.
Investors with a longer horizon of one-two years can look at long-bond funds that offer high yields plus capital appreciation.
Long-bond yields in the major OECD countries are projected to rise still further, as central banks, led by the US Federal Reserve raise short-term interest rates, in order to check inflationary trends.
This could account for the puzzling ability of the term structure to predict the direction of short rates but not long-bond returns mentioned above.
This vector includes the federal funds rate, which we assume is the monetary policy instrument, all inputs into the feedback rule, the long-bond yield being studied, and measures of nonborrowed reserves and total reserves.
However, even at the end of 1989 the inflation-adjusted long-bond rate of about 4 percent was still about 1.
We think that the recent rise in long-bond (30-year) yields is giving investors an outstanding opportunity to nail down very attractive yields - with very low risk,'' he said.
55% total return of the Fund's benchmark (consisting of 54% Lehman Municipal Long-Bond Index and 46% Russell 1000 Value Index).
A probable sell-off in US Treasuries, with long-bond yields rising from just over 7% to between 7.
The morning slide worsened as bonds gave back those early gains and turned lower, boosting the long-bond yield above 7.
Stocks started to rebound in afternoon as the long-bond yield settled back near late Tuesday's 7.

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