Laffer Curve

Business / Finance / Laffer Curve: A curve conjecturing that economic output will increase if marginal tax rates are cut. Named after economist Arthur Laffer.

Riding The Yield Curve

Business / Finance / Riding The Yield Curve: Buying long-term bonds in anticipation of capital gains as yields fall with the declining maturity of the bonds. MORE

Spot Rate Curve

Business / Finance / Spot Rate Curve: The theoretical yield on a zero-coupon Treasury security. MORE

Steepening Of The Yield Curve

Business / Finance / Steepening Of The Yield Curve: 1/16 (0.0625) of one full point in price. Often used in negotiations to compromise an eighth difference, and in options trading. See: Teenyo. MORE

Stopping Curve

Business / Finance / Stopping Curve: A purchase or sale that is executed under a stop order at the stop price specified by the customer. MORE

Recurved

Science / Spiders / Recurved: Curved as an arc having its ends behind its center. MORE

Rating Curve

Science / Geology / Rating Curve: A plot that shows the relationship between the stage and discharge (streamflow) of a specific stream at a specific location. It is customary to plot stream stage on the y-axis of the plot and discharg MORE

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