from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of a gilt-edged security: having more than 15 years to run before redemption.

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  • adj. of a gilt-edged security; having more than 15 years to run before redemption


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  • Known as long-dated zero-coupon Treasurys, such bonds have beaten not only stocks, regular Treasurys, corporate bonds and municipal debt, but also have outpaced the soaring gains made by gold this year.

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  • Cinema's long-dated infatuation with architecture recognizes its potential to express the social order and spirit of the times, enabling it to visualize futures both utopic and dystopic.

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  • But in recent weeks they are facing competition as buying interest from bond-fund investors, especially those focusing on buying long-dated securities, has risen.

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  • "We are long term investors and our view is that over next several years zero-coupon Treasurys are going to be very strong performer in long-dated Treasury market," said Lacy H.

    Treasury Niche Beats Gold

  • Richard Bryant, head of Treasury trading at MF Global Holdings Ltd., noted that yields on long-dated zero-coupon bonds have dropped more than their regular peers.

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  • Traders said the strong 30-year sale galvanized fresh trade betting on long-dated bonds to outperform short-dated securities, as the latter could be pressured by next week's new supply in shorter-dated maturities.

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  • That is because the Fed's ultraloose monetary policy has sent shorter-dated Treasury yields to near zero, pushing many investors to buy long-dated Treasurys to squeeze some extra returns.

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  • Speculation that the Fed may add more stimulus by buying more long-dated Treasurys has added to demand in recent week.

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  • The prospect of rising consumer prices is a bondholder's biggest nemesis and often prompts investors to sell long-dated debt.

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  • Ward McCarthy, chief financial economist within the fixed-income group at Jefferies & Co., notes that the Fed is committed to Operation Twist's long-dated bond purchases through June and will probably start another round of quantitative easing later this year, which would muffle any noticeable rise in yields.

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