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Yield Pickup

Yield Pickup What is 'Yield Pickup' The additional interest rate an investor receives when selling a lower-yielding bond in exchange for a higher-yielding bond. The bond with the lower yie

Yield Equivalence

Yield Equivalence What is 'Yield Equivalence' The interest rate on a taxable security that would render a return equivalent to that of a tax-exempt security, and vice versa, calculated as

Yield-Based Option

Yield-Based Option What is 'Yield-Based Option' A type of debt-instrument-based option that derives its value from the difference between the exercise price and the value of the yield of t

Yield Elbow

Yield Elbow What is 'Yield Elbow' The point on the yield curve indicating the year in which the economy's highest interest rates occur. The yield elbow is the peak of the yield curve, sign

Yield Curve

Yield Curve A yield curve depicts interest rates of bonds having different maturities, but same credit quality, at a specific point in time. The yield curve is mostly used to compare rates o

Yield Maintenance

Yield Maintenance What is 'Yield Maintenance' A prepayment premium that allows investors to attain the same yield as if the borrower made all scheduled mortgage payments until maturity.

Icarus Factor

Definition"The Icarus Factor" is the 14th episode of the second season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, the 40th episode overall, first broad

Yield Burning

DefinitionYield burning is a form of financial fraud involving the United States municipal bond market. Yield Burning What is 'Yield Burning' The illegal practice of underwriters marking u

Yield Basis

Yield Basis What is 'Yield Basis' A method of quoting the price of a fixed-income security as a yield percentage, rather than in dollars. This allows bonds with varying characteristics to

Inactive Bond Crowd

Inactive Bond Crowd What is 'Inactive Bond Crowd' A group of exchange members who buys and sells bonds, that are infrequently traded. Limit orders placed by the inactive bond crowd, may ta
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