Fed Funds December 2017 & 3 month December 2015

Two simple trades to capture the move higher is short term rates

Fed funds between now and 29 December 2017

1) for what the Fed funds rate is and how it’s set
2) Click here for the latest disclosed Fed guidance on the Fed funds rate
3) Trading this rate higher requires a short position
4) To convert the contract price into rate it represents take 100.00 – contract price = rate
5) Each 0.01 change in contract price = \$41.67

6) to enlarge the rate, price, contract valuation chart below

7) To experiment with any potential outcome for this trade

8) Click here to open the December 2017 Fed Funds risk reward spreadsheet (no hedge) when it opens enable it.

9) If this rate goes to and stays at 0.00% = –\$88,246 through 29 December 2017

11) Enter any contract price in cell B-2
12) The rate the contract price represents shows in C-2
13) Initial account balance shows in D-2
14) Net profit/loss E-2
15) Position liquidation value F-2

16) Net gain at the profit objective 96.75 = +\$114,869

17) for December 2017 quotes
18) Enter any contract price in cell B-2
19) The rate the contract price represents shows in C-2
20) Initial account balance shows in D-2
21) Net profit/loss E-2
22) Position liquidation value F-2

23) Trading the 3 month rate using a hedged position

24) for what this rate is and how it’s set
25) Click here for the latest disclosed Fed guidance on short term rates
26) Trading this rate higher requires a short position
27) To convert the contract price into rate it represents take 100.00 – contract price = rate
28) Each 0.01 change in contract price = \$25.00

29) Current position short 99.50 GEZ15, contact value = \$1,250, objective 98.75, contact value = \$3,125

32) Click here to open the 3 Month Dec 2015 hedged risk reward spreadsheet, when it opens enable it.

33) If this rate goes to and stays at 0.00% = -\$20,312.50
34) for December 2015 quotes
35) Enter a contract price of 100.00 in cell B-3
36) Rate the contact price represents shows in cell C-2
37) Initial investment shows in cell D-2
38) Net profit or loss shows in cell E-2
39) Net liquidation value shows in cell F-2

40) If this rate goes to the objective = +\$112,500.00

41) for December 2015 (GEZ15) quotes
42) Enter a contract price of 98.75 in cell B-3
43) Rate the contact price represents shows in cell C-2
44) Initial investment shows in cell D-2
45) Net profit or loss shows in cell E-2
46) Net liquidation value shows in cell F-2

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PAST RESULTS ARE NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS. EXAMPLES OF HISTORIC PRICE MOVES OR EXTREME MARKET CONDITIONS ARE NOT MEANT TO IMPLY THAT SUCH MOVES OR CONDITIONS ARE COMMON OCCURRENCES OR ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR.

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