Posts Tagged ‘Quantitative Brokers’

QE2 End May Fuel Eurodollar Futures

June 29, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

The Federal Reserve having wrapped up its quantitative easing,  interest rates become subject to forces pulling in opposite directions. This creates opportunity for trading short-term rates. One type of instrument used for this purpose is Eurodollar futures.

While interviewing specialists on the topic, I was impressed with the growth of this market.  They pointed out some distinctive attributes of interest rate futures.  (more…)