Horizontal Spread

Business / Finance / Horizontal Spread: Stock price movement within a narrow price range over an extended period of time which creates the appearance of a relatively straight line on a graph of the stock's price.

Other Words for Horizontal

Horizontal Adjective Synonyms: level, flat, plane, prone, supine
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Other Words for Spread

Spread Noun Synonyms: grow, develop, increase, broaden, expand, extend, widen, enlarge, mushroom, proliferate, sprawl, branch out, metastasize
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Rate Spread

Health / Health Insurance / Rate Spread: The difference between the highest and lowest rates that a health plan charges small groups. The NAIC Small Group Model Act limits a plan's allowable rate spread to 2 to 1. MORE

Quality Spread

Business / Finance / Quality Spread: Difference between Treasury securities and non-Treasury securities that are identical in all respects except for quality rating. For instance, the difference between yields on Treasuries and those on MORE

Price Spread

Business / Finance / Price Spread: An options strategy that involves buying and selling two options on the same security with the same expiration month, but with different exercise prices. MORE

Relative Yield Spread

Business / Finance / Relative Yield Spread: The ratio of the yield spread to the yield level. Used for bonds. MORE

Sea-Floor Spreading

Science / Geology / Sea-Floor Spreading: The mechanism by which new sea floor crust is created at ridges in divergence zones and adjacent plates are moved apart to make room. This process may continue at 0.5 to 10 centimeters/year through ma MORE

Spread

Business / Finance / Spread: A fixed-term trust from which income is distributed to the beneficiary (such as a child of the grantor) to take advantage of a lower tax bracket, and that at the end of the term passes to the grantor' MORE

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