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Not much worries US bond traders as term premium falls

New York Fed's 10-year term premium sinks to lowest level since 1962
Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 05:50
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DOWNWARD PRESSURE: Asset managers say the pace of economic growth in the US is slow enough to push bonds' term premium lower.

New York

IT TAKES a lot to rattle Treasuries traders these days.

Not since 1962, when John F Kennedy was president and Bob Dylan released his first album, have they demanded less compensation to own a long-term US government bond rather than a shorter one. In fact, they don't