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Yield Matrix (percentage)(As of 04/23/14)

1-2 Year2-5 Year5-10 Year10 Year+
Treasury0.231.192.48-
CD0.471.062.703.20
Agency0.521.002.373.14
Muni0.551.022.033.55
Corp0.782.054.045.64

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 04/23/14)

TickerRatingNumber
of Trades
Par Value
Traded (MM)
Median
Yield
ACIArch Coal, Inc. CC312$313.19%
GSGOLDMAN SACHS GRPBBB253$63.21%
GEGEN ELECTRIC COAA249$63.00%
JPMJP MORGAN CHASE CA190$42.74%
PBRPetroleo BrasileiBBB164$44.61%
BACBK OF AMERICA CPBBB144$32.01%
HPQHewlett-Packard CBBB142$42.36%
TAT&T Inc.A139$33.01%
WFCWells Fargo & Co.A137$33.13%
SWYBBB123$47.01%

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 04/24/14)

Asset ClassUnique
Bonds
Total
Offerings
Agency6,00413,104
Corp17,70596,730
CD7,35514,589
Muni29,86942,488
Treas5615,613
Total61,494172,524

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In March, yields for Treasuries, Agencies and CDs remained very close to February levels as monthly Treasury trade volume increased slightly by 5%, CD volume was flat and the Agency trade volume decreased 6%.

In addition, trading volumes for all three asset classes stayed close to the lows seen at the end of 2013. 

Similar to the previous month, declining trends in median yields and credit spreads for corporate bonds continued in March but following consecutive increases in January and February, daily trade volume dropped 3% during the month. 

Municipal bond median yields and credit spreads continued their decline in March and daily trade volume fell 6% from February levels while the buy-sell ratio remained the same.
		Market Transparency Report: March 2014

Treasury yields saw a moderate increase in February as trade volume remained close to January levels, while trade volume in Agencies and CDs decreased slightly.

Meanwhile, the buy-to-sell ratio in all three asset classes increased in February, resulting in 12-month highs for Treasury and Agency.

The declining trend in median yields for corporate bonds over the past few months continued in February, but daily trade volume increased after strong growth in January.

This represented a 17% increase in trade volume for February v. the 12-month low in December, though the buy-to-sell ratio was relatively unchanged from January.

Municipal bond yields and credit spreads continued their declined further in February, while daily trading volume decreased 6% from the previous month.
		Market Transparency Report: February 2014

Treasury yields fell alongside a decline in volume in January, down more than 10% YOY, as buy-to-sell ratios also decreased.

However, Agencies and CDs volume increased slightly from December, though CDs volume is still significantly lower than the 12-month high set in October 2013.

The declining trend for median yields and credit spreads in corporate bonds ended in January, as daily trade volume increased 13% from 12-month lows in December.

Median yields and credit spreads for municipal bonds continued to trend downward in January, with a 5% drop in trade volume from last month.
		Market Transparency Report: January 2014

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