Five Against Note Spread - FAN

A spread in the futures markets created by taking offsetting positions in futures contracts for five-year treasury notes and ten-year treasury bonds.

A FAN spread is created by either buying a futures contract for five-year treasury notes and selling a futures contract for ten-year treasury bonds or vice versa. Investors speculating on interest rate fluctuations will enter into this type of spread in hopes of under or overpriced treasuries.


Investment dictionary. . 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Five-Year plans of India — The economy of India is based in part on planning through its five year plans, which are developed, executed and monitored by the Planning Commission. The tenth plan completed its term in March 2007 and the eleventh plan is currently underway.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Against the Day — infobox Book | name = Against the Day image caption = First edition cover author = Thomas Pynchon country = United States language = English genre = Novel publisher = Penguin Press release date = November 21, 2006 pages = 1085 pp media type =… …   Wikipedia

  • Arguments for and against drug prohibition — Arguments about the prohibition of drugs, and over drug policy reform, are subjects of considerable controversy. The following is a presentation of major drug policy arguments, including those for drug law enforcement on one side of the debate,… …   Wikipedia

  • Race Against Time (Lewis) — Infobox Book name = Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS Ravaged Africa author = Stephen Lewis cover artist = country = Canada language = English series = CBC Massey Lectures genre = Non fiction publisher = House of Anansi Press pub date …   Wikipedia

  • Fabulous Five — The Fabulous Five was a book series written by author Betsy Haynes in the late 1980s. The series, written mainly for preteen girls, was a spin off of Haynes other series about Taffy Sinclair. It centered around five best friends; Jana Morgan,… …   Wikipedia

  • The Ninety-Five Theses — Protestant Reformation Precursors Waldensians (I 12th century) Avignon Papacy (1309–77) John Wycliffe (E, 1320–84) Western Schism (1378–1417) Jan Hus …   Wikipedia

  • Racial Discrimination against Burmese Indians — Numerous acts of discrimination were conducted against Indians in Burma, bot by the British as well as the local populations. This is an ongoing issue that is yet to be resolved. Anti Indian Riots British Official White Paper This paragraph s… …   Wikipedia

  • Iraq — /i rak , i rahk /, n. a republic in SW Asia, N of Saudi Arabia and W of Iran, centering in the Tigris Euphrates basin of Mesopotamia. 22,219,289; 172,000 sq. mi. (445,480 sq. km). Cap.: Baghdad. Also, Irak. * * * Iraq Introduction Iraq Background …   Universalium

  • Burkina Faso — /beuhr kee neuh fah soh/ a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa. 10,891,159; 106,111 sq. mi. (274,827 sq. km). Cap.: Ouagadougou. Formerly, Upper Volta. * * * Burkina Faso Introduction Burkina Faso Background: Independence… …   Universalium

  • ancient Rome — ▪ ancient state, Europe, Africa, and Asia Introduction       the state centred on the city of Rome. This article discusses the period from the founding of the city and the regal period, which began in 753 BC, through the events leading to the… …   Universalium

  • Tajikistan — /teuh jik euh stan , stahn , jee keuh /, n. Tadzhikistan. * * * Tajikistan Introduction Tajikistan Background: Tajikistan has experienced three changes in government and a five year civil war since it gained independence in 1991 from the USSR. A… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.