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Intermarket Spread Swap

The sale of one bond and the purchase of another with completely different terms, such as a different coupon rate or maturity. Alternatively, one may directly swap one bond for the other. Intermarket spread swaps occur when the market and/or one's investment goals have changed, rendering it necessary to adopt a different bond strategy.
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intermarket spread swap

The sale of one bond combined with the purchase of another bond that has entirely different features in order to improve the investor's position.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.
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