Business / Finance / Duration: Expressing return on assets (ROA) in terms of the profit margin and asset turnover.

Modified Duration

Business / Finance / Modified Duration: The ratio of Macaulay duration to (1 + y), where y = the bond yield. Modified duration is inversely related to the approximate percentage change in price for a given change in yield. MORE

Mortgage Duration

Business / Finance / Mortgage Duration: A modification of standard duration to account for the impact on duration of MBS of changes in prepayment speed resulting from changes in interest rates. MORE

Duration Of Flood And Duration Of Ebb

Science / Tides and Currents / Duration Of Flood And Duration Of Ebb: Duration of flood is the interval of time in which a tidal current is flooding, and duration of ebb is the interval in which it is ebbing, these intervals being reckoned from the middle of the interve MORE

Duration Of Rise And Duration Of Fall

Science / Tides and Currents / Duration Of Rise And Duration Of Fall: Duration of rise is the interval from low water to high water, and duration of fall is the interval from high water to low water. Together they cover, on an average, a period of 12.42 hours for a semi MORE

Macaulay Duration

Business / Finance / Macaulay Duration: The weighted-average term to maturity of the cash flows from a bond, where the weights are the present value of the cash flow divided by the price. MORE

Intermediate Duration Exposure

Health / Disease / Intermediate Duration Exposure: Contact with a substance that occurs for more than 14 days and less than a year [compare with acute exposure and chronic exposure]. MORE