Dodge & Cox Goes Short
The firm shorts 10-year Treasury futures for the first time to control duration and hedge stakes in some long corporates.
The short positions, which are essentially bets against the securities, do not represent a broad wager against the Treasury market, said CIO Charles Pohl in a recent interview. Rather, Dodge & Cox is using the tactic to manage its duration (a measure of interest-rate sensitivity) and hedge positions it has taken in certain long-term corporate securities.
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