25 Results for Tag: function


DefinitionA heat map is a graphical representation of data where the individual values contained in a matrix are represented as colors. "Heat map" is a newer term but shading matrices have e

Harmonic Average

DefinitionIn mathematics, the harmonic mean is one of several kinds of average, and in particular one of the Pythagorean means. Typically, it is appropriate for situations when the average o

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

Natural Guardian

Natural Guardian What is 'Natural Guardian' A child's parent. In divorce situations, the parent with custody is considered the natural guardian. The opposite of a natural guardian is an ap

Off-The-Run Treasuries

Off-The-Run Treasuries What are 'Off-The-Run Treasuries' Off-the-run treasuries are all Treasury bonds and notes issued before the most recently issued bond or note of a particular maturit


Manipulation What is 'Manipulation' Manipulation is the act of artificially inflating or deflating the price of a security. In most cases, manipulation is illegal. It is much easier to man

Manifest Variable

DefinitionIn statistics, observable variable or observable quantity, as opposed to latent variable, is a variable that can be observed and directly measured. Manifest Variable What is 'Mani

Absolute Title

DefinitionAllodial title constitutes ownership of real property that is independent of any superior landlord. Allodial title is related to the concept of land held "in allodium", or land own

Absolute Value

Absolute Value What is an 'Absolute Value' An absolute value is a business valuation method that uses discounted cash flow analysis to determine a company's financial worth. The absolute v

Random Variable

Random Variable What is a 'Random Variable' A random variable is a variable whose value is unknown or a function that assigns values to each of an experiment's outcomes. Random variables a
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