Fed Unwinding of QE and What it Means for U.S. Bonds

What next for the U.S. bond market, where yields are outstripping those in Europe and Japan? Keep an eye on quantitative easing by the ECB and BoJ.

About the Presenter

Bluford “Blu” Putnam has served as Managing Director and Chief Economist of CME Group since May 2011. With more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry and concentrations in central banking, investment research, and portfolio management, Blu serves as CME Group’s spokesperson on global economic conditions.

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Ultra 10-Year Futures and Options

U.S. Treasury yields have been rising as the Fed shrinks its balance sheet, the budget deficit grows and amid the recent tax cuts. What will happen to yields when the European Central Bank and Bank of Japan wind down their quantitative easing? Use CME Group Ultra 10-Year futures and options to trade your exposure to 10-year Treasuries efficiently.

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