Maturity Spread

Business / Finance / Maturity Spread: The difference in returns between bonds of different time lengths.

Other Words for Maturity

Maturity Noun Synonyms: readiness, perfection, completion, fullness, consummation, operability, applicability, maturation
Maturity Verb Synonyms: adulthood, majority, full growth or development
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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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Selling The Spread

Business / Finance / Selling The Spread: A spread whose option to be sold is trading at a higher premium than the option to be bought. 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

Return-To-Maturity Expectations

Business / Finance / Return-To-Maturity Expectations: A variant of pure expectations theory that suggests that the return an investor will realize by rolling over short-term bonds to some investment horizon will be the same as holding a zero-coupon bond 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

Spread (Or Straddle)

Business / Agriculture / Spread (Or Straddle): The purchase of a futures contract of one delivery month against the sale of another futures delivery month of the same commodity: the purchase of one delivery month of one commodity against the sale MORE

Spread Option

Business / Finance / Spread Option: Also called margin income, the difference between income and cost. For a depository institution, the difference between the assets it invests in (loans and securities) and the cost of its funds (depos MORE

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