Tag: unemployment

Key Rate

Key Rate What is 'Key Rate' The specific interest rate that determines bank lending rates and the cost of credit for borrowers....

Idle Time

Idle Time What is 'Idle Time' Idle time is unproductive time on the part of employees or machines as a result of...

Mancession

Mancession What is 'Mancession' An economic instance in which the unemployment rate is substantially higher among men than it is among women....

Macroeconomic Swap

Macroeconomic Swap What is 'Macroeconomic Swap' A type of derivative designed to help companies whose revenues are closely correlated with business cycles...

Rate Of Change

Rate Of Change What is 'Rate Of Change' The rate of change (ROC) is the speed at which a variable changes over...

Resistance

Resistance Stock prices and index levels are constantly graphed on charts to get a sense of the highs, and the lows, as well as...

Sacrifice Ratio

Sacrifice Ratio What is the 'Sacrifice Ratio' The sacrifice ratio is an economic ratio that measures the costs associated with slowing down...

Lapse

Lapse What is a 'Lapse' A lapse is the cessation of a privilege, right or policy due to time or inaction, so...

Calamity Call

Calamity Call What is 'Calamity Call' A call feature of a Collateralized Mortgage Obligation (CMO) designed primarily to reduce the issuer's reinvestment...

Pale Recession

Pale Recession What is 'Pale Recession' A phrase used in May 2008 by former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan to describe...

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