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Below are a few article highlights from this past week:
On RealMoney: Matthew Bradbard -- one of our newest RM contributors talks about the trade of a lifetime in the Eurodollar:
I am going out on a limb here, and if there is no change in interest rates in the next 27 months I will be wrong.
If and when rates move higher, bearish exposure in long-dated Eurodollar contracts could be the preeminent trade of my career. Not only do I see the potential for great profit, I like the outlook in regards to risk.
This is NOT the euro currency that is trading at roughly $1.26, but rather the debt instrument tied to the short end of the yield curve. As defined on the CME website: Eurodollar Time Deposit having a principal value of USD $1,000,000 with a three-month maturity. Quoted in IMM Three-Month LIBOR index points or 100 minus the rate on an annual basis over a 360 day year (e.g., a rate of 2.5% shall be quoted as 97.50). 1 basis point = .01 = $25. (Continued)
Meena Krishnamsetty -- also a new RM team player looks at the latest investments being made by high profile investors: