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Yield Matrix (percentage)(As of 07/25/14)

1-2 Year2-5 Year5-10 Year10 Year+
Treasury0.261.042.02-
CD0.501.302.703.20
Agency0.501.492.323.00
Muni0.501.052.003.40
Corp0.791.943.544.97

The rates above reflect median yields in transactions on the most recent trading day on the BondDesk trading platform and as reported to TRACE and MSRB. Yields are based on investors purchases only. In reported trades to TRACE/MSRB, we only consider transactions in less than 100 bonds.

Most Active Corp Issuers(As of 07/25/14)

TickerRatingNumber
of Trades
Par Value
Traded (MM)
Median
Yield
GSGOLDMAN SACHS GRPBBB243$52.38%
GEGEN ELECTRIC COAA175$42.64%
JPMJP MORGAN CHASE CA120$32.48%
BACBK OF AMERICA CPBBB114$22.03%
IEPIcahn EnterprisesBB101$24.68%
CLFCliffs Natural ReBBB87$25.07%
PBRPetroleo BrasileiBBB87$24.59%
WFCWells Fargo & Co.A86$22.43%
CTLCenturyLink, Inc.BB81$26.82%
BUDAnheuser-Busch InA77$21.45%

This list is based on transactions on the most recent trading day as reported to TRACE. We only consider investors purchases and transactions in less than 100 bonds.

Current Offerings on BondDesk Platform(As of 07/25/14)

Asset ClassUnique
Bonds
Total
Offerings
Agency3,7058,192
Corp17,63796,538
CD7,38814,371
Treas5695,117
Muni31,11845,206
Total60,417169,424

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Recent Publications

BondDesk regularly publishes our own market commentary and analysis, including our monthly Market Transparency Report. Occasionally we also publish papers written by Asset Dedication, an RIA affiliated with BondDesk. Please download the following documents to take advantage of our unique insights into the retail fixed income markets.


U.S. Treasury and Agency yields saw a moderate increase in June but trade volume decreased
slightly from the previous month to hit 12-month lows. Treasury trade volume was down more than
16% and Agency trade volume was 20% lower than the previous year. CD yields remained close to
May levels and trade volume for CDs increased slightly, closing 2% higher from the end of May. The
buy-to-sell ratio for Treasury and Agency increased slightly, while the CD buy-to-sell ratio decreased
during the month of June.

 		Market Transparency Report: June 2014

Treasury and Agency yields remained close to April levels, while CD yields saw an increase from the previous month.

Similarly, the buy-to-sell ratio for Treasury and Agency fell in May whereas the same ratio for CD increased.

There was a slight increase in the median credit spreads for corporate bonds compared to the previous month and media yields remained flat.

There was a decrease in daily trade volume and the buy-to-sell ratio for corporate bonds during the month of May.

Municipal bond yields and credit spreads maintained their downward trend, falling in May.

In addition, daily trade volume fell 5% from April levels, with numbers reaching a 12-month low.
 		Market Transparency Report: May 2014

Treasury and Agency yields saw a drop from March levels, while CD yields increased slightly. 

Additionally, daily trade volume for Treasury and Agency fell to 12-month lows, whereas CD trade volume remained flat and close to volumes for previous months. 

Median credit spreads for corporate bonds maintained their declining trend in April, with median yields increasing slightly in comparison to March. 

However, yields remained near 12-month lows and daily trade volume dropped 4% in April. 

Municipal bond media yields and credit spreads declined in April with daily trade volume falling 3% from March levels. 

The April buy-to-sell ratio also dropped slightly from March.			
		Market Transparency Report: April 2014

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