Business / Human Resources (HR) / Benchmarks: The standards used as a basis for comparison or measurement.

Customized Benchmarks

Business / Finance / Customized Benchmarks: The total amount of credit given by NYSE member firms to finance customers purchasing securities. MORE

Post-Trade Benchmarks

Business / Finance / Post-Trade Benchmarks: Prices after the decision to trade. MORE

Pre-Trade Benchmarks

Business / Finance / Pre-Trade Benchmarks: Prices occurring before or at the decision to trade. MORE


Business / Construction / Index: The interest rate or adjustment standard that determines the changes in monthly payments for an adjustable rate loan. MORE

Long Bond

Business / Taxes / Long Bond: Thirty-year bonds issued by the US Treasury are referred to as long bonds. The interest rate on the long bond is typically but not always higher than the rate on the Treasury's shorter-term notes and MORE


Business / Finance / Benchmark: The performance of a predetermined set of securities, used for comparison purposes. Such sets may be based on published indexes or may be customized to suit an investment strategy. MORE