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The 2 year U.S. Treasury Note is a Government-debt security with a coupon and original maturity of 2 years. The CBOT 2 yr Note futures contract is an interest rate product that can be used to hedge against interest rate risk, or to speculate on future interest rate movement. There are numerous investment strategies using 2 yr Note futures and 2 yr Note options on futures to take advantage of interest rate volatility.

Whether you are a speculator or a hedger, this section on the 2 YR T-Note market contains a wealth of valuable information. You can read about the history of the 2 YR T-Note market, the fundamentals that make it move, and the futures and options specifications. You can also view quotes, charts, current margin requirements, and news that are affecting the 2 YR T-Note market. However, if you are new to the currency markets you should consult with a licensed broker before starting to trade.

Getting Started Trading Interest Rate Futures

Click on the link above to download a very informative .pdf brochure entitled "How To Get Started Trading Interest Rate Products". It was published by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. This is a must read guide for any speculator or hedger considering an trade in the interest rate futures or interest rate options.

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