Rational Expectations

Business / Finance / Rational Expectations: The idea that people rationally anticipate the future and respond today to what they see ahead. This concept was pioneered by Nobel Laureate, Robert E. Lucas, Jr.

Other Words for Rational

Rational Verb Synonyms: discriminating, intelligent, thinking, enlightened, prudent, wise, knowledgeable, informed
Rational Noun Synonyms: well-balanced, sane, sound, normal, reasonable, reasoning, logical, ratiocinative, clear-headed, clear-eyed, sober, of sound mind, all there
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Rational Expectations

Business / Finance / Rational Expectations: The idea that people rationally anticipate the future and respond today to what they see ahead. This concept was pioneered by Nobel Laureate, Robert E. Lucas, Jr. MORE

Pure Expectations Theory

Business / Finance / Pure Expectations Theory: A theory that asserts that forward rates exclusively represent the expected future rates. In other words, the entire term structure reflects the market's expectations of future short-term rates. For e MORE

Rationalization

Science / Psychiatry / Rationalization: defense mechanism in which an attempt is made to explain in a logical way affects, ideas or wishes that may otherwise be unpalatable or unacceptable 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

Vibrational Healing Massage Therapy

Health / Massage / Vibrational Healing Massage Therapy: Vibrational Healing Massage Therapy (VHMT) is a bodywork therapy designed to restore one to fluidity. It is like massage therapy, providing touch techniques and distinctions that help people live in t MORE

Operationally Efficient Market

Business / Finance / Operationally Efficient Market: Market in which investors can obtain transactions services that reflect the true costs associated with furnishing those services. Also called an internally efficient market. MORE

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