Tag Archives: POMO

Chart of the Day: Fed Ownership of the Yield Curve

We’ve updated our chart illustrating the Fed ownership of the U.S. yield curve.   We’ve also included the percentage of total maturities the Fed owns in each year from the April 2011 data and December 2010 data.   Most of POMO buying … Continue reading

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POMO: Fed Buys $1.5 BN of 17 to 30-year Bonds

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POMO Squeeze – Bonds Rally

The Fed really got its money worth today, buying $2 BN of bonds with maturities in the range of  08/15/2028 – 11/15/2040.    Long-term interest rates fell 10-20 bps.  Just another example of how bonds behave when the parents are home.  … Continue reading

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Fed Ownership of the U.S Treasury Curve

Here’s an interesting chart we threw together showing the Fed’s ownership of Treasury securities maturing in each year on the curve.  There are no bonds maturing in 2032-35 due to the temporary discontinuance of the 30-year earlier in the millennium, … Continue reading

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