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Sources of variation in holding returns for Fed funds futures contracts

James D. Hamilton

Sources of variation in holding returns for Fed funds futures contracts

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJames D. Hamilton, Tatsuyoshi Okimoto.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 15736, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 15736.
ContributionsOkimoto, Tsunekichi, 1902-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24127338M
LC Control Number2010655752

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"Sources of variation in holding returns for fed funds futures contracts," Journal of Futures Markets, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 31(3), pagesMarch. James D. Hamilton, " Calling Recessions in Real Time," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of. "Sources of Variation in Holding Returns for Fed Funds Futures Contracts", Journal of Futures Markets,vol.

31, No. 3, pp. Co-authored with. James D. Hamilton. University of Sources of Variation in Holding Returns for Fed Funds Futures Contracts. Sources of Variation in Holding Returns for Fed Funds Futures Contracts.

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Price discovery in the level of interest rates is most strongly linked to non-dealer order flow in the year futures contract, while price discovery in the slope of the curve.

Often known simply as “the Fed”. Fed Funds Futures. Fed Funds Futures are a product offered by the Chicago Board of Trade which allow investors to speculate on what the Federal Reserve will do with interest rates. Fed Funds Futures Curve. The Fed funds futures curve graphically represents the anticipated Fed funds rate at future points in time.

The results provide evidence that the risk premia on these futures contracts vary over time. The impact of this variation is fairly limited for futures contracts with short horizons, but it increases as the horizon of the contracts lengthens. Keywords:. Written on interest rate futures contracts.

Call - buyer has the right to buy the futures contract at the strike price. Put - buyer has the right to sell the futures contract at the strike price.

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The crisis began in with a depreciation in the subprime mortgage market in. Fig. 1 shows the path of the target federal funds rate and the 5-year Treasury yield, along with the corresponding level and slope surprises, over our sample period.

As shown in panel (a), this period was marked by substantial variation in interest rates. Moreover, our sample period contains several distinct stages of US monetary policy, including the tightening phase that Cited by: Similarly, for interest rate swap (IRS) products, data shows that Order Book use 84 78 Fed.

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