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A bond selling at a discount, or below its face value, has a yield to maturity greater than its coupon rate. About the Author Philippe Lanctot started writing for business trade publications in To an engineer, it's twice the size it needs to be. I think this makes the SEC 30 day yield a YTM type calculation based on the prior months data as opposed to an interest received or accrued calculation which would ignore bond premium discount. By Sean Ross Updated May 17, — 2: There is some overlap, especially as you descend the curve.