This is an excerpt from the Liquidity Trader Pro Treasury Supply and Demand Report. Subscriber download links to complete report below. Primary Dealers were sellers last week in both the coupons and the futures as they continued to hold larger long positions in Treasury coupons than they have for several years. Conversely, their long position in the futures continues…
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