Local Expectations Theory

Business / Finance / Local Expectations Theory: A form of the pure expectations theory that suggests that the returns on bonds of different maturities will be the same over a short-term investment horizon.

Other Words for Local

Local Verb Synonyms: provincial, regional, district, state, county, shire, municipal, city, town, village, neighborhood, restricted, limited, specific, particular, peculiar
Local Noun Synonyms: neighborhood, neighbouring, nearby, close by, adjoining
Local Adjective Synonyms: resident, native, townsman, townswoman, townsperson
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Modern Portfolio Theory

Business / Finance / Modern Portfolio Theory: Principles underlying the analysis and evaluation of rational portfolio choices based on risk-return trade-offs and efficient diversification. MORE

Miasma Theory

Health / Disease / Miasma Theory: The theory that diseases were caused by miasma or bad air arising from organic decay, filth, or other conditions of the local environment. MORE

Market Segmentation Theory Or Preferred Habitat Theory

Business / Finance / Market Segmentation Theory Or Preferred Habitat Theory: A biased expectations theory that asserts that the shape of the yield curve is determined by the supply of and demand for securities within each maturity sector. MORE

Localize

Science / Genetics / Localize: Determination of the original position (locus) of a gene or other marker on a chromosome. MORE

Normal Backwardation Theory

Business / Finance / Normal Backwardation Theory: Holds that the futures price will be bid down to a level below the expected spot price. MORE

Odd-Lot Theory

Business / Finance / Odd-Lot Theory: The theory that profits can be made by making trades contrary to odd-lot trading patterns, since odd-lot investors have poor timing. This theory is no longer popular. MORE

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