Questions tagged [yield]
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Does issuing new bonds tend to raise yields empirically?
Suppose a national government issues new long dated bonds (say 30y) to finance capital investment which leads to higher long term growth. For convenience purposes lets assume everything here is zero ...
Treasury yield data
Interest rates on treasury.gov This treasury.gov page lists the treasury security interest rates: Interest rates on FRED Graphs for each of the above treasury securities are also on FRED: https://...
Is "base yield royalty" a financial term?
Could you help me understand the title (Growing Base Yield Royalties) in the following excerpt? Is base yield or base yield royalties a financial term here? "Growing Base Yield Royalties Over a ...
How to calculate specific treasury bond yields
I am having trouble finding the correct answer to this question: Question: What would the yield be on a 1.75 percent, $1,000, 10 year Treasury bond if the market price of the bond was 950 dollars? I ...
Why is return same as interest rate (yield) in the expectations theory?
My book (Financial Markets and Institutions, Mishkin et al.) treats returns and interest rates as the same thing while explaining the expectations theory in Chapter 5. However, in the previous chapter ...
Why do yield spikes reflect badly on tech stocks
Yield spikes are a reflection of market equity valuation. How I interpret this is that there’s real fear that some companies in the market won’t be able to pay their debt. Therefore, bonds trade cheap,...
How do U.S. treasury yields impact yields of other sovereign debt markets?
I read somewhere that when the U.S. Treasury yields rise, it will also have a "gravitational pull" on yields of other sovereign debt markets. For example, when the U.S. Treasury yields rise, ...
Why is the yield curve typically concave?
The normal yield curve is usually drawn concave. Why is this typically the case? My current understanding is that long term bonds have higher interest rate risk because a higher percentage of its ...
Why do longer maturity treasuries normally have higher yields than shorter ones?
The conventional reason I see for this everywhere is that "investors take on larger risk locking up their money for longer." This is unsatisfactory for me because of the secondary market. ...
Which maturity date do yields refer to?
I notice that here the current yields of different treasuries are reported each day. However, are there multiple maturity dates for each security with probably different yields? For example, consider ...