a report titled “The Microstructure of the U.S. Treasury Market”
Read the first ten pages of this paper (Sections 1 to 7) and create a one-pagesummary report.
In this report, address the following questions:
1. What are the three stages of secondary market trading?
2. In which of these secondary market trading stages do you think U.S. Treasury market bid-askspreads are the narrowest? Why?
3.Unlike corporate bond and municipal bond markets, trade reporting in U.S. Treasury markets isnot required. All else equal, how do you think a lack of trade reporting would affect secondarymarket liquidity?
4. Discuss the prevalence of high-frequency trading in contemporary U.S. Treasury markets andcite at least three relevant sources from the past six years. Do not copy and paste sentencesfrom the U.S. Treasury market report or your cited sources. You may attribute quotes to yoursources.
(Note: The length of this report should be no longer than one page, excluding any tables or graphs thatyou might decide to include.)