66 Results for Tag: yield

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.

Yield Variance

Yield Variance What is 'Yield Variance' Yield variance is the difference between actual output and standard output of a production or manufacturing process, based on standard inputs of mat

Implied Rate

Implied Rate What is an 'Implied Rate' An implied rate is an interest rate that is determined by the difference between the spot rate and the forward/futures rate. The degree of relative c

Yield Spread Premium

DefinitionA yield spread premium is the money or rebate paid to a mortgage broker for giving a borrower a higher interest rate on a loan in exchange for lower up front costs, generally paid

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

Implied Authority

DefinitionImplied Authority of Contract is a legal term. In contract law, it is the implied ability of an individual to make a legally binding contract on behalf of an organization, by way o

Implied Call

Implied Call What is 'Implied Call' A right given to mortgage borrowers that allows them to call or pay-back a loan at any time. The call is implied, as it is included in most mortgages un

Illegal Dividend

Illegal Dividend What is 'Illegal Dividend' A dividend declared by a corporation that is in violation of its charter and/or of state laws. Should such a dividend be declared, the company's
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