Zions Direct Corporate Bond Market Snapshot for Week Ending January 3, 2014
Auction results and TRACE trade data for the week of December 30, 2014 to January 3, 2014
SALT LAKE CITY - Zions Direct, the online broker-dealer that allows its customers to purchase corporate bonds in its daily web-based auctions, announces its weekly auction results. Since 2006, Zions Direct has auctioned over $3.4 billion in more than 12,000 fixed-income auctions.
Corporate Bond Auction Results (auction data from auctions.zionsdirect.com)
|Hess Corp||1 Month||BBB||0.64%|
|Morgan Stanley||1 Month||BBB||0.78%|
|Pfizer Inc||1 Month||A||0.80%|
|HSBC Finance Corp||1 Month||BBB||1.28%|
|Medtronic Inc||2 Month||A||0.55%|
|National Rural Utilities||2 Month||A||0.76%|
|Hewlett-Packard Co||2 Month||BBB||0.81%|
|Energy Transfer Partners LP||3 Month||BBB||0.80%|
|HSBC Finance Corp||3 Month||BBB||1.24%|
|Wal-Mart Stores Inc||4 Month||AA||0.78%|
|American Express Co||4 Month||BBB||0.80%|
|Hasbro Inc||4 Month||BBB||1.03%|
|Ford Motor Credit Co LLC||4 Month||BBB||1.35%|
|Abbey Natl Treasury Serv PLC||4 Month||A||1.38%|
|Genworth Holdings Inc||5 Month||BBB||0.90%|
|Royal Bank of Scotland Plc||5 Month||A||1.39%|
|HSBC Finance Corp||8 Month||BBB||0.85%|
|JPMORGAN CHASE & CO||8 Month||BBB||0.90%|
|General Electric Capital Corp||9 Month||AA||1.02%|
|Goldman Sachs Group Inc||9 Month||BBB||1.17%|
|HSBC Finance Corp||10 Month||BBB||0.90%|
|Wells Fargo & Company||10 Month||A||0.95%|
|Axis Capital Holdings Ltd||11 Month||BBB||1.10%|
|Bank of America Corp||15 Month||BBB||1.34%|
Zions Direct, in conjunction with BondDesk Group LLC, regularly publishes a Market Snapshot for investors to help understand the current bond market, summarizing current weighted-average yields of investment-grade municipal and corporate bonds.
ZIONS DIRECT / BONDDESK® MARKET SNAPSHOT
Corporate Bonds` Average Yields Trade Data* (source: FINRA`s TRACE)
|Rating||<9mo||1 yr||2 yr||3 yr||5 yr||7 yr||10 yr|
*Terms are defined as follows: < 9 months = anything up to .75 years to maturity; 1 year = anything greater than 0.75 years up to 1.5 years to maturity; 2 years = anything greater than 1.5 years up to 2.5 years to maturity; 3 years = anything greater than 2.5 years up to 4 years to maturity; 5 years = anything greater than 4 years up to 6 years to maturity; 7 years = anything greater than 6 years up to 8.5 years to maturity; 10 years = anything greater than 8.5 years up to 11.5 years to maturity.
THE INFORMATION IN THE MARKET SNAPSHOT IS NOT INTENDED TO SERVE AS THE BASIS FOR INVESTMENT DECISIONS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT AN INDICATION OF FUTURE RESULTS.
Market Snapshot Information Disclaimer
TRACE bond trade data displayed as weighted average yield. Corporate bond information from FINRA`s Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (TRACE) as of January 3, 2014. The Trade Data was developed by BondDesk Group based on trade reporting information from TRACE, and excludes transactions in callable and floating-rate coupon bonds. Auction information from auctions.zionsdirect.com as of January 3, 2014. The aggregate rating for each bond is based on average ratings from Moody`s and S&P (when available).
Although information in this Market Snapshot is believed to be reliable, Zions Direct and BondDesk make no express or implied warranties of any kind regarding this information, including as to its accuracy or completeness. Auction data excludes bonds in undersubscribed auctions. Any specific weekly results may be heavily influenced by large, atypical volatility, trade volume, or other unusual investing events.
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Source: Zions Direct via GlobeNewswire